JULY 21, 2009 -- Oclaro Inc. (search Lightwave for Oclaro), a provider of optical components, modules, and subsystems, has received official designation as a Strategic Supplier by Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (search Lightwave for Huawei).
Huawei indicated that Oclaro was chosen for this relationship due to the breadth of its product portfolio and enabling technologies, and the scale of the current business relationship.
The Strategic Supplier relationship is designed to enable more strategic collaboration on next-generation product developments. The relationship is also intended to encourage continued improvement in supporting the current business between the companies. A senior executive from each company has been designated to foster the relationship between the companies.
"We are very pleased to be selected by Huawei as a Strategic Supplier," says Alain Couder, Oclaro president and chief executive officer. "This designation validates our view that Oclaro has the fab technology, capacity, and design expertise to deliver products that extend our leadership in the long-haul and metro markets. All of us at Oclaro are committed to the continued success of this important relationship."