CALIENT Technologies Raises $19.4M in Venture Financing

CALIENT Technologies, Inc., a Santa Barbara, California-based developer of 3D MEMS photonic switching systems and modules for OEMs and system integration partners, has raised $19.4m in venture financing.

Backers include new and existing investors.

The company intends to use the funding to finalize development and bring to market its new portfolio of modular photonic switching systems and subsystems, which are targeted for enterprise and cloud data centers as well as existing applications such as subsea cable and government networks.

Led by chairman and CEO Atiq Raza, CALIENT designs and fabricates its systems using the state-of-the-art optical MEMS equipment in its fabrication facility located in Santa Barbara.



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