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October 09, 2015 1:23 PM ET


Company Overview of Cyan, Inc.

Company Overview

Cyan, Inc. provides various carrier-grade networking solutions that transform legacy networks into open high-performance networks in North America, Asia, and Europe. Its solutions enable network operators to virtualize their networks, accelerate service delivery, and enhance scalability and performance. The company offers Cyan Z-Series of multi-layer switching and transport platforms to support the technologies used in regional and metro networks, including Ethernet-based services and optical services. It also provides Cyan Blue Planet, a carrier-grade software-defined networking platform that offers network virtualization and service-enabling applications, including Planet Orchestrate, a mu...

1383 North McDowell Boulevard

Suite 300

Petaluma, CA 94954

United States

Founded in 2006

265 Employees





Key Executives for Cyan, Inc.

Principal Executive Officer
Age: 54
Co-Founder and Vice President of North American Sales
Age: 52
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Age: 58
Co-Founder and Vice President of Business Operations & Customer Service
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Age: 64
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Cyan, Inc. Key Developments

Cyan, Inc. Amends and Restates the Certificate of Incorporation

As a result of the Merger, the certificate of incorporation of Cyan, Inc. as in effect immediately prior to the Merger, was amended and restated to be in the form of the certificate of incorporation. As a result of the Second Step Merger, Cyan ceased to exist and therefore its amended and restated certificate of incorporation and amended and restated bylaws are no longer effective.

Cyan, Inc. Announces Management Changes

On August 3, 2015, Cyan, Inc., Ciena Corporation and Neptune Acquisition Subsidiary, Inc. (Merger Sub) announced merger agreement. As a result of the Merger, the following persons, who were directors of Merger Sub, became directors of Cyan: David M. Rothenstein and James E. Moylan, Jr. As a result of the Merger, Mark Floyd, Michael Boustridge, Paul Ferris, Promod Haque, Michael Hatfield, Dr. Neil Ransom and Robert Switz ceased to be directors of Cyan. As a result of the Merger, the following persons, who were officers of Merger Sub, became officers of Cyan: Gary B Smith (principal executive officer); James E. Moylan, Jr. (principal financial officer); and Andrew Petrik (principal accounting officer).

Kordia Selects Cyan, Inc. for Next-Generation Packet-Optical Network in South Pacific Region

Cyan, Inc. announced that it has been selected to provide the Z-Series Packet-Optical Transport Platforms (P-OTPs) for Kordia. The new software-defined packet-optical network will provide Kordia with an efficient and scalable foundation to help drive new revenue-creating services and deliver increased domestic capacity for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), integrators, and large enterprises. The company's Z-Series P-OTP is a transformative networking platform that fully integrates multiple networking layers into one system from the optical layer, to Ethernet, to MPLS-TP that is purpose-built for metro and regional networks. The Z-Series scales services up to 100GbE packet, as well as 100G optical transport, to support varied applications including Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service delivery, ROADM, router bypass, private metro builds, wireless backhaul, and more.

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