Brocade Communications Systems is extending its proven data center expertise across the entire network with future-proofed solutions built for consolidation, virtualization, and cloud computing. This includes open, virtual, and efficient networking solutions in the following areas: Storage networking, Data center and Ethernet fabric routing, Software networking (including SDN and NFV), Campus networking.
Type
Subsidiary
Parent Company
Broadcom
HQ
San Jose, US
Founded
1995
Brocade was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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Key People/Management at Brocade

Lloyd Carney

Lloyd Carney

CEO
Dan Fairfax

Dan Fairfax

Svp & CFO
Ken Cheng

Ken Cheng

CTO & Svp
Gale England

Gale England

COO & Svp
Parviz Ghalambor

Parviz Ghalambor

SVP, Engineering
Carol Goode

Carol Goode

Svp, Hr
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Brocade Office Locations

Brocade has an office in San Jose
San Jose, US (HQ)
130 Holger Way
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Brocade Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1995
Brocade is a subsidiary of Broadcom

Brocade Revenue

Brocade's revenue was reported to be $2.35 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.6% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

2.2 b2.3 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %

2%4%

Cost of goods sold

592.4 m587.5 m829.3 m

Gross profit

1.6 b1.7 b1.5 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

564.5 m545.5 m536.9 m551.8 m576.2 m546.6 m574.3 m523.3 m590.7 m581 m553 m549 m

Cost of goods sold

191.9 m183.8 m182.6 m179.9 m186.6 m174.4 m185.5 m173 m233.8 m214 m210 m198 m

Gross profit

372.7 m361.7 m354.3 m371.9 m389.7 m372.2 m388.8 m350.3 m356.9 m367 m343 m351 m

Gross profit Margin, %

66%66%66%67%68%68%68%67%60%63%62%64%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

987 m1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b

Inventories

45.3 m38.7 m40.5 m69.4 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.7 b1.9 b1.7 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

998.7 m1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b

Inventories

43.2 m40.6 m40.8 m40.5 m40.3 m41.4 m42.6 m39.5 m81.2 m79.5 m78.5 m70.5 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.7 b2.1 b1.8 b1.7 b1.7 b1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b

PP&E

459.4 m448.2 m452.7 m440.3 m442.6 m439.8 m442.2 m441.7 m459.8 m447.2 m434.8 m416.2 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

208.6 m238 m340.4 m213.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

184.1 m100.6 m2.6 m15.7 m

Inventories

24.2 m6.6 m(1.8 m)3.6 m

Accounts Payable

(28.9 m)2.3 m107 k15.8 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

80.9 m87.4 m(13.7 m)91.7 m87.3 m77 m93.6 m43.1 m10.5 m(5.8 b)(11 b)

Depreciation and Amortization

131 k889 k138 k627 k902 k902 k5.5 m7.6 b7.6 b

Inventories

40.5 m42.6 m39.5 m81.2 m79.5 m78.5 m

Accounts Payable

95.8 m74 m97.5 m121.1 m85 m112 m
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Brocade Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Patents (US)

22 620 774

Patents (foreign)

330 28 110

Patents Pending

550 362 420
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Brocade Revenue Breakdown

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Brocade revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.5% from Global Services, 31.1% from IP Networking Products and 52.4% from SAN Products

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Brocade News and Updates

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The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) rules come into effect on May 25th, 2018. With less than a month to go, most companies are now scurrying to secure the finishing touches to their GDPR plan.

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Enterprise WLAN Market Technology, Trends, Development, Key Manufacturers Analysis 2018-2025

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