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Alphabet Access CEO Gregory McCray joins Adtran board

HUNTSVILLE, AL – ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Gregory McCray, CEO of Alphabet’s Access Company, the Alphabet subsidiary that oversees Google Fiber, as a director. Mr. McCray’s extensive background in driving the connected future will be a tremendous asset to ADTRAN’s Board as the company continues to focus on expanding Gigabit broadband speeds to support the broader demands of smart cities, the Internet of Things and software-defined networking. 

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IBM joins AIM Photonics consortium

ARMONK, NY & ALBANY, NY – IBM (NYSE: IBM) and AIM Photonics, The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics, an institute of Manufacturing USA, today announced a patent and intellectual property licensing agreement and confirmed IBM has joined the AIM Photonics consortium, which seeks to advance integrated photonic circuit manufacturing and technology development.

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New marketing manager for Digpro

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Digpro, the major innovator in the field of geographic IT and network lifecycle management, continues to grow in the Swedish market as well as internationally. The company now appoints Joel Pirard as the new Marketing Manager to meet the increased demand from energy and telecommunications companies among others of Digpro’s leading solutions.

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Dr Michael Lebby to become CEO of Lightwave Logic

LONGMONT, CO -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTCQB: LWLG), a technology company focused on the development of Next Generation Photonic Devices and Non-Linear Optical Polymer Materials Systems for applications in high-speed fiber-optic data communications and telecommunications, announced today that Dr. Michael Lebby will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2017 while Tom Zelibor remains Chair of the Board.

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PacketLight launches worldwide Channel Partner Program

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – PacketLight Networks, a leading provider of optical fiber networking solutions, today deployed its Channel Partner Program (CPP) for enterprise VARs and resellers.  The CPP is intended to expand PacketLight's footprint of bundled solutions designed to optimize and cost-stabilize metro and DCI optical networks.  The program offers its members the highest level of product training, customization, pre-and post- sales support, and incentivized pricing.

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Jabil AOC Technologies provides silicon photonics packaging services to Elenion

PLEASANTON, CA – Jabil AOC Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jabil Circuit (NYSE: JBL), announced today that Elenion Technologies LLC, a developer of next-generation photonic Integrated Circuit (IC) technologies and solutions, has leveraged Jabil’s market-proven advanced packaging capabilities for their new coherent optical engines. Elenion Technologies’ silicon photonic optical engines enable communications for Data Center Interconnect (DCI) and Telecom markets. The collaboration extends capabilities to enhance onboard optical transceivers for intra-data center applications.

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Optoscribe opens new clean room facilities in Scotland

SCOTLAND, UK – Scottish-based company Optoscribe, a global supplier of glass-based integrated photonic components, is pleased to announce it has opened a new facility to accommodate rapid growth and future expansion plans.

The new 7,400 square foot building includes a Class 1,000 laser processing cleanroom and a Class 10,000 assembly, characterisation, test and assembly clean room. In addition, the new facility has ample expansion space to accommodate the company’s aggressive growth plans over the next few years.

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UNH-IOL launches ONIE Logo Certification Program to promote interoperability in open networking

DURHAM, NH -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, announced today the availability of a certified Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) Logo Certification Program. The ONIE Tested Logo confirms conformance to the open source initiative enabling a network switch ecosystem that provides end users a choice of network operating systems.

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