29 November 2017
Lumentum receives 2017 Joint Innovation Partner award From Huawei
Optical and photonic optical component and subsystem maker Lumentum Holdings Inc of Milpitas, CA, USA has received the 2017 Joint Innovation Partner award from communications and data network solutions provider Huawei Technologies. The award recognizes the “strong partnership between the companies”, who are working together on product planning and joint technology and product development initiatives.
Lumentum’s president & CEO Alan Lowe accepted the award during the 2017 Core Partner Convention hosted by Huawei in Shenzhen, China. “It highlights that our relationship has evolved over the years to become an important strategic partnership,” says Lowe. “We look forward to continuing to work together on next-generation products and their deployment within global networks.”
Lumentum and Huawei are jointly developing innovative solutions to more efficiently switch high-speed optical signals in fiber-optic networks.
At Huawei’s annual supplier event, over 500 people are invited to attend a day-long meeting with guest speakers, panel discussions, and an award ceremony. Lumentum’s chief technology officer Brandon Collings participated on the ‘High-speed Interconnects’ panel, providing Lumentum’s perspective on trends in future advanced network technologies.