Finisar Corporation is engaged in the development of technology for fiber optic subsystems and network testing and monitoring systems. These products enable high-speed data communications for networking and storage applications over gigabit Ethernet local area networks, storage area networks and metropolitan area networks using both Internet-based and SONET/SDH-based protocols. In 2001, the company opened a manufacturing facility in Ipoh, Malaysia, so it could have access to international economics while providing greater control over its intellectual property. The company is ISO 9001 certified and trades publicly on NASDAQ. Finisar Corporation is located in Sunnyvale, Calif.