CALIENT Technologies Launches Into New Market

Santa Barbara-based optical switching equipment maker CALIENT Technologies has launched its optical switching product into a new market. CALIENT said its CALIENT S320 Optical Circuit Switch is in customer trials with government and commercial data center operators. The company said the switch is aimed at being used as a low latency optical us for data centers. CALIENT's switches use microelectromechanical (MEMS) chips for their high speed switching. Pricing on the new product was not announced.