CALIENT Technologies is designer and manufacturers of photonic optical circuit switching systems that enable optical layer optimization in data centers and software defined networks.
CALIENT Technologies is the global leader in adaptive optical circuit switching with systems that enable dynamic optical layer optimization in next generation data centers and software defined networks.
CALIENT Technologies was founded in 1999 as Calient Networks & is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.
CALIENT offers S-series optical circuit switches for data center, cloud computing, service provider, and government applications; OEM subsystem solution that operates as a white label optical switching system solution for OEM applications; and LightConnect fabric manager that gives the data center operators with access to various optical circuit switch nodes.
CALIENT has the largest installed base of optical circuit switches worldwide. The company designs and fabricates its systems using the state of art MEMS equipment in its own fabrication facility located.
CALIENT has the largest installed base of optical circuit switches worldwide with more than 750,000 optical terminations shipped. The company is backed by top investors including TeleSoft Partners, Storm Ventures, and llianz Capital among others.