Q3 2012 Earnings Call
August 30, 2012 8:30 am ET
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
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
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.