Ciena® Corporation (NYSE: CIEN) expects to announce results for its fiscal third quarter earnings results for July 28, 2018 on Thursday, August 30, 2018 before the open of the financial markets. The press release also will be available on Ciena’swebsite at www.ciena.com.

As we have done in the past, we plan to post an additional set of supporting materials to the quarterly results page of the Investor Relations section of our website when we report our fiscal Q3 FY'18 financial results, on Thursday morning at 7:00 AM Eastern.

In conjunction with the announcement, Ciena’s management will host a live audio web broadcast beginning at 8:30 AM (Eastern) on August 30, 2018 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For those listeners unable to participate in the live web broadcast, an archived version of the conference call will be available shortly following theconclusion of the live call in the Investor Relations/Events section of Ciena’s website at www.ciena.com.

About Ciena
Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is a networking systems, services, and software company. We provide solutions that help our clients create more adaptive networks in response to the constantly changing demands of their users. By delivering best-in-class networking technology through high-touch consultative relationships, we build the world’s most sophisticated networks with automation and scale. For updates on Ciena, follow us on Twitter @Ciena, LinkedIn, the Ciena Insights blog, or visit www.ciena.com.

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