Brocade Communications Systems provides storage area networking and Internet protocol networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It offers infrastructure products and solutions, such as fiber channel SAN backbones, directors, and fabric/embedded switches that assist customers in the development and deployment of storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery, and data security. The Company provides Layer 2 and Layer 3 Ethernet switches and routers to connect users over private and public networks, including local area, metro, and within and across data centers. Besides, it offers break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and customer support services.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyBroadcom
HQSan Jose, US
Founded1995
Websitebrocade.com
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

Total Funding

$300 m

Investors

In total, Brocade had raised $300 m. 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

2.2b2.3b2.3b

Revenue growth, %

2%4%

Cost of goods sold

592.4m587.5m829.3m

Gross profit

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

Revenue

564.5m545.5m536.9m551.8m576.2m546.6m574.3m523.3m590.7m581.0m553.0m549.0m

Cost of goods sold

191.9m183.8m182.6m179.9m186.6m174.4m185.5m173.0m233.8m214.0m210.0m198.0m

Gross profit

372.7m361.7m354.3m371.9m389.7m372.2m388.8m350.3m356.9m367.0m343.0m351.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

987.0m1.3b1.4b1.3b

Inventories

45.3m38.7m40.5m69.4m

Current Assets

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

Cash

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

PP&E

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

Net Income

208.6m238.0m340.4m213.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

184.1m100.6m84.8m124.3m

Inventories

24.2m6.6m(1.8m)3.6m

Accounts Payable

(28.9m)2.3m107.0k15.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

80.9m67.2m154.6m87.3m77.0m256.0m93.6m136.7m147.2m(5.8m)(16.9m)(36.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

38.8m59.9m80.4m138.0k627.0k62.6m22.8m45.8m81.0m41.9m82.6m118.4m

Inventories

2.1m4.6m4.8m(1.8m)(2.0m)(424.0k)5.6m(10.7m)(2.2m)(6.0m)

Accounts Payable

(8.1m)(7.1m)(4.4m)2.3m(23.9m)(5.1m)5.5m(39.6m)(25.0m)(27.4m)
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Brocade Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Patents (Foreign)

330 28 110

Patents (US)

22 620 774

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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Brocade News and Updates

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The Global Load Balancer Market Research Report focuses on the key challenges that the market is facing, including the threats and restraints. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Power Over Ethernet Devices Global Market 2018-2025: Cisco, Avaya, HP, Dell, Brocade, Netgear

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Wiseguyreports.Com adds “Enterprise Network Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

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Brocade Company Life and Culture

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Brocade Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brocade founded?

    Brocade was founded in 1995.

  • Who are Brocade key executives?

    Brocade's key executives are Lloyd Carney, Dan Fairfax and Ken Cheng.

  • What is Brocade revenue?

    Latest Brocade annual revenue is $2.3 b.

  • Who are Brocade competitors?

    Competitors of Brocade include F5 Networks, SanDisk and NetApp.

  • Where is Brocade headquarters?

    Brocade headquarters is located at 130 Holger Way, San Jose.

  • Where are Brocade offices?

    Brocade has an office in San Jose.

  • How many offices does Brocade have?

    Brocade has 1 office.