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Lumentum Awarded 2015 Excellence in Emerging Technology Award by Cisco

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NASDAQ:LITE) Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum" formerly JDS Uniphase) today announced that it has received the 2015 Excellence in Emerging Technology award from Cisco®.

This prestigious award recognizes Lumentum for contributing in the area of exceptional technology or value proposition, and continually bringing in emerging technology for the future success of Cisco. The distinction was awarded during Cisco's 24th Annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held September 9 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.

"Our Supplier Appreciation Awards highlight exceptional performances by the very best of our extended supply chain, and gives us the opportunity to recognize all of our trusted partners' hard work and dedication," said Gary Cooper, vice president, Global Supplier Management, Cisco. "Our theme this year, 'Embrace the Pace: Transforming Tomorrow Together', emphasizes the criticality of flexibility, collaboration and accelerated innovation—all qualities shared by this year's award recipients."

Cisco presented awards to suppliers in recognition of their contributions to Cisco's success in fiscal year 2015. At the event, Cisco recognized the dedication and successes of its strategic suppliers and manufacturing partners—a testament to the company's commitment to close partnership with its supply network to drive industry leadership, accelerated innovation and enhanced customer experience.

About Lumentum

Lumentum (NASDAQ:LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum's optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum's commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.lumentum.com.

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CONTACT: Investors: Chris Coldren, 408-404-0606; investor.relations@lumentum.com Media: Greg Kaufman, 408-546-4235; media@lumentum.comSource:Lumentum