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Finisar Wins Lightwave Award for 10G Tunable BiDi SFP+ Transceiver with T2DOC™ Technology at OFC 2018


Finisar was recognized as the winner in the Optical Transceivers and Transponders category of the 2018 Lightwave Innovation Reviews program. The award was announced during a reception at the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in San Diego, California last week.

Finisar was awarded with the Finalist title in three categories, and won for 10G Tunable BiDi SFP+ Transceiver with T2DOC™ Technology. The Innovation Reviews are judged based on several criteria including originality, positive impact on the customer, and cost-effectiveness. Finisar was also named a finalist for its Flextune™ Feature of Wavelength-Tunable Optical Transceivers product in the Optical Components category and the 100G QSFP28 eSWDM4 Extended Reach Transceiver product in the Optical Transceivers and Transponders category.

The Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program is presented annually by Lightwave to recognize leading products and solutions available within the optical networking industry. The finalists and winners are determined by a panel of third-party judges from a wide variety of service providers, technology developers, industry analysts, and journalists.

Finisar Named One of Five Most Innovative Tech Companies in America in Forbes Article!

In case you haven’t heard the news…Finisar was ranked the 3rd most innovative technology company in America in a post featured on the Forbes blog that was written by contributor Haydn Shaughnessy. The top five technology companies he listed have been identified as those that scored highest on an objective basis – based on online references – as an innovator and/or prized for its new products. In the article, Haydn (who is currently the senior editor at Innovation Management) had the following to say about Finisar:

“…There’s a deeper vein of innovation running through the companies that supply the infrastructure to the new economy. They’re not so well known but they deserve recognition…[Finisar] maker of optics subsystems for LAN, WAN, MANs is consistently referenced as an innovator.”

We are honored to have had our efforts recognized by Haydn and featured on the Forbes blog. As Haydn explains in the article, he gave these ranking to companies who are consistently referenced online as being innovative, creative or best in class. At Finisar, we are constantly trying to push the envelope and offer our customers the best products possible. So here’s a big thank you for the acknowledgement and support to Haydn, our customers and all of you!

You can read the article in its entirety on the Forbes blog here: “Which Are The Five Most Innovative Tech Companies in America?”