Ciena Announces Reporting Date and Web Broadcast for Fiscal Second Quarter 2013

  Ciena Announces Reporting Date and Web Broadcast for Fiscal Second Quarter
  2013

Business Wire

HANOVER, Md. -- May 17, 2013

Ciena^® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN) expects to announce results for its fiscal
second quarter ended May 4, 2013 on Thursday, June 6, 2013 before the open of
the financial markets. The press release also will be available on Ciena’s
website at www.ciena.com.

In conjunction with the announcement, Ciena’s management will host a live
audio web broadcast beginning at 8:30 AM (Eastern) on June 6, 2013 accessible
via www.ciena.com.

Rebroadcast Information

For those listeners unable to participate in the live web broadcast, an
archived version of the conference call will be available shortly following
the conclusion of the live call in the Investor Relations/Events section of
Ciena’s website at www.ciena.com.

About Ciena

Ciena is the network specialist. We collaborate with customers worldwide to
unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the
way they perform and compete. Ciena leverages its deep expertise in packet and
optical networking and distributed software automation to deliver solutions in
alignment with OP^n, its approach for building open next-generation networks.
We enable a high-scale, programmable infrastructure that can be controlled and
adapted by network-level applications, and provide open interfaces to
coordinate computing, storage and network resources in a unified, virtualized
environment. We routinely post recent news, financial results and other
important announcements and information about Ciena on our website. For more
information, visit www.ciena.com.

Contact:

Press Contact:
Ciena Corporation
Nicole Anderson, 877-857–7377
pr@ciena.com
or
Investor Contact:
Ciena Corporation
Gregg Lampf, 877-243–6273
ir@ciena.com