Oclaro, Inc.
May 6, 2015

Oclaro Signs Sales Representative Agreement with SJ Associates

Expands Oclaro's Presence from Virginia to Maine

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced it has signed a sales representative agreement with SJ Associates, Inc., one of the largest groups of technical electronic component sales representatives in the North Eastern United States. The relationship will enable Oclaro to bring its entire portfolio of high-performance optical transceiver solutions for 10G, 25G, 40G, and 100G applications to an important geographic region with a broad range of telecom, enterprise and data center customers. It will also give Oclaro the expert resources to further expand its traditional customer base into government, military and storage markets.

"We view Oclaro as a leader in optical components, modules and subsystems for the core optical, enterprise, data center, and wireless access markets," said Mark Wachtel, President of SJ Associates, Inc. "We are very excited about this new relationship and are looking forward to working with our customers to develop their next generation solutions using Oclaro technology."

"Oclaro's solutions are at the heart of the fast optical networks and high-speed interconnects driving the next wave of high-speed and bandwidth-intensive applications," said Adam Carter, Chief Commercial Officer at Oclaro, Inc. "This agreement with SJ Associates brings us a partner with the reputation, expertise and feet on the street to provide excellent customer support and service in a region with high growth potential, while helping us deliver the industry's best optical transceivers and modules to a broader range of customers."

About SJ Associates, Inc.
SJ Associates, Inc. is one of the largest groups of technical electronic-component sales representatives in the North Eastern United States. Fielding degreed engineers, SJ Associates offers manufacturers the advantages of representative selling with the commitment of a direct sales force. SJ Associates' team brings its extensive knowledge, early involvement with the OEM design process and a broad portfolio of advanced technology products and industry-leading principals to bear on their customers' needs. For more information visit http://www.sjassoc.com.

About Oclaro
Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR), is a leader in optical components, modules and subsystems for the core optical, enterprise and data center markets. Leveraging more than three decades of laser technology innovation, photonics integration, and subsystem design, Oclaro's solutions are at the heart of the fast optical networks and high-speed interconnects driving the next wave of streaming video, cloud computing, voice over IP and other bandwidth-intensive and high-speed applications. For more information, visit www.oclaro.com or follow on Twitter at @OclaroInc.

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