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Acacia Communications is an optical networking strategy and technology company. The company develops, manufactures, and sells silicon-based optical interconnect products in the categories of embedded modules, pluggable modules, and semiconductors. Its products accelerate network scalability through advancements in performance, capacity, and cost and enable cloud infrastructure operators and content and communication service providers to meet the fast-growing consumer demands for data.
HQMaynard, MA, US
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)429(+12%)
Job Openings24
Revenue (FY, 2020)$583.5 M(+26%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$115
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Acacia Communications

Murugesan Shanmugaraj

Murugesan Shanmugaraj

President and Chief Executive Officer
David J. Aldrich

David J. Aldrich

John F. Gavin

John F. Gavin

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Laurinda Y. Pang

Laurinda Y. Pang

Director; Member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Benny P. Mikkelsen

Benny P. Mikkelsen

Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Director
Stan J. Reiss

Stan J. Reiss

Director; Chairman of the Compensation Committee
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Acacia Communications Office Locations

Acacia Communications has offices in Maynard, Holmdel, San Jose, Ottawa and in 4 other locations
Maynard, MA, US (HQ)
3 Mill St #400
Holmdel, NJ, US
101 Crawfords Corner Road
San Jose, CA, US
2700 Zanker Rd
Ottawa, CA
309 Legget Dr #300, Kanata
Shenzhen, CN
Bengaluru, IN
MSRIT Post, M S Ramaiah Nagar, MSR Nagar
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Acacia Communications Financials and Metrics

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Acacia Communications's revenue was reported to be $583.45 m in FY, 2020

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Acacia Communications's current market capitalization is $4.9 b.
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Acacia Communications Operating Metrics

Acacia Communications's Customers was reported to be 40 in FY, 2019.
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Acacia Communications Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Acacia Communications (Canada) Limited
Acacia Communications Europe ApS
Acacia Communications (Germany) GmbH
Acacia Communications Holdings
Acacia Communications (Ireland) Limited
Acacia Communications (Shenzhen) Limited
Acacia Technologies (UK) Limited
ACIA Communications Technology (India) Private Limited

Acacia Communications Revenue Breakdown

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Acacia Communications revenue breakdown by business segment: 46.8% from Pluggable Modules, 18.7% from Embedded Modules and 34.5% from Semiconductors

Acacia Communications revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.7% from Thailand, 15.2% from United States, 12.4% from Germany, 34.4% from China and 20.3% from Other

Acacia Communications Cybersecurity Score

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Acacia Communications Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Acacia Communications News and Updates

Cisco given approval by China to acquire chip maker Acacia Communications

Cisco Systems Inc. has been given approval by China’s State Administration of Market Regulation, the country’s antitrust regulator, to acquire Acacia Communications Inc. Cisco first announced that it was intending to acquire networking chip maker Acadia for $2.6 billion in July 2019 but failed to o…

Cisco Systems have been approved to buy Acacia Communications

China’s market regulator has approved the acquisition of Acacia Communications by Cisco Systems. China’s market regulator, the State Administration for The post Chinese regulator approves Cisco acquisition of Acacia appeared first on CityAM.

Acacia Communications Files Counterclaim Against Cisco

MAYNARD, Mass., Jan. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACIA) (“Acacia” or “the Company”) today announced that it filed its answer and affirmative defenses in response to the complaint filed by Cisco Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) (“Cisco”) in the Delaware Court of Cha…

Acacia Communications Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

MAYNARD, Mass., Jan. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA) ("Acacia Communications" or "Company"), a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, today announced certain preliminary unaudited financial results for its fourth fiscal quarte…

Acacia Communications says it's terminating merger agreement with Cisco

Acacia Communications Inc. said Friday morning that it has opted to terminate its merger agreement with Cisco Systems Inc. . The merger, announced last July, "was conditioned on the satisfaction or waiver of customary closing conditions, including obtaining necessary regulatory approvals within the…

Acacia Communications and Inphi Successfully Demonstrate Interoperability of 400ZR over 120 km

Validates the readiness of multi-sourced 400ZR DSPs for DCI applications Validates the readiness of multi-sourced 400ZR DSPs for DCI applications
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Acacia Communications Blogs

Edge and Access Networks Look to Coherent Pluggables to Meet Rising Bandwidth Demands

Network evolution is driving new requirements that can be served by a range of coherent technology choices that can provide service providers with the path they need to meet growing bandwidth demands today and in the future.

Finding Your Resilience and Authenticity

Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to support the professional development of women, Acacia, now part of Cisco, participated in the annual Simmons Leadership Conference.

Carriers Embrace 400G Coherent Pluggables

Increased bandwidth demands are requiring carriers to build more flexible networks that can adapt and grow as needed. They also need standardization to ensure multiple sources of supply and provide options for higher performance implementations.

Acacia’s Edge and Access Pluggables Honored in Lightwave’s Innovation Reviews

This week, Lightwave once again recognized the most innovative products impacting the optical communications community with its annual Lightwave Innovation Reviews. Acacia is proud to have its edge and access pluggable coherent modules portfolio score a 4.5 out of 5 in the optical transceivers and t…

Customer Spotlight: PacketLight is “Plugged In” with 400G Muxponders

Having been in business for more than 20 years with its products firmly established in over 60 countries across the globe, PacketLight Networks has a reputation that speaks for itself. PacketLight has been successfully selling its DWDM and OTN equipment to carriers and enterprises such as banks, tra…

Our Next Chapter with Cisco

We’re very happy to announce that Cisco has completed its acquisition of Acacia Communications. It’s a very exciting milestone for Acacia since Cisco will enable us to push our technology even more successfully into the market.
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Acacia Communications Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Acacia Communications founded?

    Acacia Communications was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Acacia Communications key executives?

    Acacia Communications's key executives are Murugesan Shanmugaraj, David J. Aldrich and John F. Gavin.

  • How many employees does Acacia Communications have?

    Acacia Communications has 429 employees.

  • What is Acacia Communications revenue?

    Latest Acacia Communications annual revenue is $583.5 m.

  • What is Acacia Communications revenue per employee?

    Latest Acacia Communications revenue per employee is $1.4 m.

  • Who are Acacia Communications competitors?

    Competitors of Acacia Communications include Amphenol Aerospace, NeoPhotonics and Lumentum.

  • Where is Acacia Communications headquarters?

    Acacia Communications headquarters is located at 3 Mill St #400, Maynard.

  • Where are Acacia Communications offices?

    Acacia Communications has offices in Maynard, Holmdel, San Jose, Ottawa and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Acacia Communications have?

    Acacia Communications has 8 offices.