A lot of the excitement is centered on JDSU's Advanced Optical Technologies business unit. New innovations from this group include advanced holographic and color-shifting technology (to do things like authenticate your credit card), as well as a cutting-edge gesture recognition system that will allow you to control your television, computer, and/or video game without a remote control or mouse.
In May, JDSU stumbled, and shares are down more than 20% after failing to meet analysts’ revenue expectations. Still, revenues were up 19% year-over-year, and CEO Tom Waechter trumpeted the company's highest quarterly bookings in two years. Will JDSU’s new technology businesses continue to drive its share price up, or are there other information technology companies that are in a better position to put more money in your pocket?
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This is the next [Cisco Systems]. They have been idle for 8 years but are still here slowly getting in with all big players. They will be huge. They have a chance to be a billion dollar company 5-10 years out. That would an appreciation of 5 fold at least.
Five-fold growth wouldn’t get Sonus Networks into Cisco’s neighborhood, but would make Sonus comparable in size to industry competitor Brocade Communications
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