Additional Information and Where to Find It

This communication may be deemed to be a solicitation of proxies from the Company’s stockholders in connection with the proposed asset sale and dissolution. In connection with the proposed asset sale and dissolution, the Company intends to file a proxy statement and relevant documents with respect to the special meeting to be held in connection with the proposed transactions with the SEC. The definitive proxy will be mailed to the Company’s stockholders in advance of the special meeting. Investors and security holders of the Company are urged to read the proxy statement and any other relevant documents filed with the SEC when they become available because they will contain important information about the Company, Marlin and the proposed asset sale and dissolution. The proxy statement, when it becomes available, and any other documents filed by the Company with the SEC may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by the Company by contacting Investor Relations, Sycamore Networks, Inc., 220 Mill Road, Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824, telephone number (978) 250-3460. Investors and security holders are urged to read the proxy statement and the other relevant materials when they become available before making any voting or investment decision with respect to the proposed asset sale or dissolution.

Participants in the Solicitation

The Company and its directors and executive officers may, under SEC rules, be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Company’s stockholders in connection with the proposed asset sale and dissolution. Information about the directors and executive officers, including their interests in the transactions, will be included in the Company’s proxy statement relating to the proposed transactions when it becomes available.

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