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Fremont, CA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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 ... Read more

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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
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    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.

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