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CIENA Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

CIENA (CIEN)

Q3 2012 Earnings Call

August 30, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

Gregg M. Lampf - Vice President of Investor Relations

Gary B. Smith - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

James E. Moylan - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance

Thomas Mock - Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing & Communications

Analysts

Mark Sue - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Kent Schofield - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Tal Liani - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Kevin J. Dennean - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Paul Silverstein - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Jeffrey T. Kvaal - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Vijay Bhagavath - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Rod B. Hall - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Simon M. Leopold - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Amitabh Passi - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Timothy Long - BMO Capital Markets U.S.

Ehud A. Gelblum - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Ciena Corporation Fiscal Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call. This call is being recorded. At this time, for opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the call over to Ciena's Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Gregg Lampf. Mr. Lampf, please go ahead.

Gregg M. Lampf

Thank you, Ally. Good morning, and welcome to Ciena's Third Quarter 2012 Review. With me today is Gary Smith, CEO and President; Jim Moylan, CFO; and Tom Mock Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. This morning's press release is available on national Business Wire and ciena.com.

In our prepared remarks, Gary will discuss management's view on the quarter, and Jim will offer some color on our Q3 results and provide guidance for Q4. We'll then open the call to questions from sell-side analysts, taking one question per person with follow-ups as time allows.

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