Calient Technologies Raises $27M Venture Financing Round

Calient Technologies, Inc., a Santa Barbara, CA-based developer of optical circuit switching technology, raised a $27m round of venture financing.

A combination of unnaned new and existing investors provided the funding.

The company intends to use the funds to enhance its portfolio of 3D MEMS optical circuit switching systems, extend its IP portfolio and provide working capital for its production growth.

Led by Atiq Raza, Chairman and CEO, and newly appointed Jag Setlur, CTO, CALIENT Technologies leverages patented deep-silicon plasma etch process to develop adaptive optical circuit switches that enable dynamic optical layer optimization in next generation data centers and software defined networks.



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