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Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides Internet protocol based networking solutions and storage area networking (SAN) solutions to businesses and organizations worldwide. Its Storage Area Networking Products segment offers infrastructure products and solutions, such as fiber channel SAN backbones, directors, fabrics, and embedded switches; host bus adapters; and fabric extension, switching, and routing solutions. The company’s IP Networking Products segment provides open systems interconnection reference model (OSI) Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches and routers that are designed to connect users in an enterprise network enabling network connectivity, such as access to the Internet, network-based communications, and collaboration through unified messaging applications and mobility. This segment also provides OSI Layer 4—7 solutions, which are designed for application traffic management and server load balancing; converged network products; and a portfolio of platforms designed for service provider environments, as well as carrier Ethernet products. The company’s Global Services segment offers break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and customer support services. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. serves various enterprises and service providers, such as telecommunication firms, cable operators, and mobile carriers. The company markets and sells its products and services to end-user customers directly, as well as through various distribution partners, including original equipment manufacturers, distributors, systems integrators, and value-added resellers. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

4,161 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/24/14
Founded in 1995

brocade communications sys (BRCD) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: $639.4K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President o...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $265.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

brocade communications sys (BRCD) Key Developments

Brocade Communications Partners with Mirantis Technology to Deliver On-Demand Data Center Solution Based on OpenStack

Brocade Communications Systems announced that it has become a certified partner of Mirantis Technology. The partnership will provide cloud service providers with a new turnkey, OpenStack-based, on-demand data center solution. As a result, Mirantis and BRCD customers can now install and scale cloud service provider networks with OpenStack in days, not months. This partnership, and the resulting validated solution, offers enterprises and cloud service providers a new level of flexibility to deploy software-driven, automated, and scalable networks - all features that will prepare service providers for the New IP.

Brocade Communications Systems Seeks Smaller Acquisitions

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NasdaqGS:BRCD) will look specifically at more of a tuck-in acquisition and the nature of the business that don't need to do something transformative to get the growth. Brocade Communications expect to see more smaller acquisitions, particularly on the software side to stimulate growth and mature that product capability much more quickly.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Presents at NASDAQ OMX 31st Investor Program, Dec-03-2014 03:45 PM

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Presents at NASDAQ OMX 31st Investor Program, Dec-03-2014 03:45 PM. Venue: The Waldorf Hilton, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD, United Kingdom. Speakers: Daniel W. Fairfax, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Vice President of Finance.


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