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

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

Brocade Office Locations

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

Brocade Financials and Metrics

Brocade Summary

Founding Date

1995
Brocade is a subsidiary of Broadcom

Brocade Financials

Brocade's revenue was reported to be $2.3 b in FY, 2016
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

2.2 b2.3 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %

2%4%

Cost of goods sold

677.2 m689.9 m658.4 m592.4 m587.5 m829.3 m

Gross profit

1.6 b1.7 b1.5 b
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 b553 b549 b

Cost of goods sold

191.9 m183.8 m182.6 m179.9 m186.6 m174.4 m185.5 m173 m233.8 m214 b210 b198 b

Gross profit

372.7 m361.7 m354.3 m371.9 m389.7 m372.2 m388.8 m350.3 m356.9 m367 b343 b351 b

Gross profit Margin, %

66%66%66%67%68%68%68%67%60%63%62%64%
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

PP&E

472.9 m445.4 m439.2 m455.3 m
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
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

Accounts Receivable

(26 m)17.1 m(16 m)(9.4 m)

Inventories

24.2 m6.6 m(1.8 m)3.6 m
USDQ1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 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 Pending

550362420

Patents (US)

22620774

Patents (foreign)

33028110
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Brocade Revenue Breakdown

Brocade's Web-traffic and Trends

Brocade Online and Social Media Presence

Brocade Company Life and Culture

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