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Giovanni Barbarossa
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    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Fremont, CA

    I worked at Avanex full-time (more than 3 years)


    Good company to work for. How ever no product line of its own. Too much customized product. Management is ok.


    Employee turn around rate is way too high. Mass layoffs starting from year 2001. Company keeps buying/merging, then layoffs.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO

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Website www.avanex.com
Headquarters Fremont, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Public
Industry Unknown
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors JDSU, Finisar, Opnext

Avanex is light on its feet, and may need that flexibility to survive. The company's miniature photonic components help increase the speed and capacity of fiber-optic communications networks, in part by compensating for signal degradation during transmission. Its optical multiplexing products separate the light pulses traveling through optical fiber into individual wavelengths and control their power to boost the range of transmissions. The company sells its products directly in the US and Europe and through distributors in Japan, primarily to manufacturers of optical... More

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