Ciena Corporation provides network solutions for Optical Transport, Carrier Ethernet, Cloud and Data Center Networks, SDN and NFV.

Many of the world’s largest carriers and service providers have deployed Ciena solutions in their network; including AT&T, BT, Cable & Wireless, CenturyLink, Comcast, France Telecom, Korea Telecom, Sprint, Reliance, Southern Cross, Tata Communications, Telecom Argentina, Telmex, Virgin Media and Verizon. Ciena also counts numerous national research and education networks as customers, as well as enterprises in the healthcare, finance, transportation and retail industries for real-time, latency sensitive applications such as disaster recovery/business continuity, SAN/LAN extension, data center consolidation and grid computing.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Hanover, US
Founded
1992
Size (employees)
5,613 (est)+2%
Website
ciena.com
Ciena was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, US

Key People/Management at Ciena

Gary Smith

Gary Smith

President & Chief Executive Officer

Ciena Office Locations

Ciena has an office in Hanover
Hanover, US (HQ)
7035 Ridge Rd

Ciena Financials and Metrics

Ciena Financials

Ciena's revenue was reported to be $707 m in Q2, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

707 m

Net income (Q2, 2017)

38 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

57.8 m

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

3.7 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

628.6 m
Ciena's current market capitalization is $3.7 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

2.1 b2.3 b2.4 b2.6 b

Revenue growth, %

10%7%6%

R&D expense

451.8 m

General and administrative expense

132.8 m
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

603.6 m529.2 m621.6 m602.9 m573.1 m640.7 m670.6 m621.5 m707 m

R&D expense

97.7 m100.8 m105.2 m100.4 m108 m114.6 m116.7 m116.9 m121.6 m

General and administrative expense

36.3 m29.6 m30.3 m29.7 m31.1 m35.2 m34.3 m35.9 m35 m

Operating expense total

134 m130.3 m135.5 m130.1 m139.2 m149.8 m151 m152.7 m156.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

346.5 m586.7 m791 m777.6 m

Accounts Receivable

488.6 m519 m550.8 m576.2 m

Inventories

249.1 m254.7 m191.2 m211.3 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.7 b1.9 b2 b
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

532.9 m598.7 m586.3 m697.1 m660.3 m922 m854.9 m693.9 m628.6 m

Accounts Receivable

541.6 m513.6 m553.3 m530.3 m480.4 m555.1 m588.4 m595.7 m564.9 m

Inventories

293.1 m241.1 m214.6 m194 m205.7 m190.9 m221.6 m284.6 m287.1 m

Current Assets

1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b2.1 b2.2 b2 b1.9 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(85.4 m)(40.6 m)11.7 m72.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

49.8 m46 m69.5 m61.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(150 m)(33 m)(37 m)(26.1 m)

Inventories

(8.9 m)(38 m)46.9 m(53 m)
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

16.2 m(18.8 m)20.7 m23.6 m(11.5 m)14 m33.5 m3.9 m38 m

Depreciation and Amortization

11 m11 m11 m11 m16.9 m15.6 m14.5 m14.6 m11 m

Accounts Receivable

530.3 m480.4 m555.1 m588.4 m595.7 m564.9 m

Inventories

194 m205.7 m190.9 m221.6 m284.6 m287.1 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Ciena Operating Metrics

Ciena's Customers was reported to be 1.3 k in Jun, 2017. Ciena's Backlog was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016, which is a 15% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Jun, 2017

Backlog

$824 m$1 b$1.15 b

Patents (US)

1.47 k1.51 k1.59 k

Patents Pending (US)

209249284

Patents (foreign)

459432444
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Ciena Market Value History

Ciena Revenue Breakdown

Ciena Median Salaries

Source: 168 public H-1B filings from Ciena

Traffic Overview of Ciena

Ciena Online and Social Media Presence

Ciena News and Updates

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Ciena Company Life and Culture

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