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Brocade Communications Systems Inc (NASDAQ:BRCD)

10.12
Delayed Data
As of Sep 04
 -0.21 / -2.03%
Today’s Change
8.91
Today|||52-Week Range
12.96
-14.53%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Electronic Technology
INDUSTRY
Computer Communications
MARKET CAP
$4.2B

Company Description

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. engages in the provision of innovative network solutions. It supplies networking hardware and software, including Storage Area Networking (SAN) solutions and Internet Protocol (IP) networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It operates through the following segments: SAN Products, Global Services, Ethernet Switching and IP Routing, and ADP. The SAN Products segments include infrastructure products and solutions that assist customers in the development and delivery of storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery and data security, and in meeting compliance issues regarding data management. These products are used to build storage area networks and are generally used in conjunction with servers and storage subsystems, SAN interconnection components such as host bus adapters and server and storage management software applications and tools. The Global Services segment includes break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance and customer support revenue. The IP Networking Products segment include Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model 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. Brocade also offers converged network products, and a portfolio of platforms designed for service provider environments as well as carrier Ethernet products. Brocade Communications Systems was founded by Paul R. Bonderson, Jr., Kumar Malavalli and Seth D. Nieman on August 24, 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Contact Information

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
130 Holger Way
San Jose California 95134
P:(408) 333-8000
Investor Relations:
(408) 333-0233

Employees

Shareholders

Mutual fund holders46.54%
Other institutional45.03%
Individual stakeholders0.63%

Top Executives

Lloyd A. CarneyChief Executive Officer & Director
Gale E. EnglandChief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
Daniel W. FairfaxChief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Ken K. ChengCTO & Vice President-Corporate Development
Nell O'DonnellSecretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel