Define your ideal network. Think beyond fast, cost-effective, and reliable. Think about proven technology and eye-opening innovation. And an infrastructure that’s designed for agile response and open to the developments of vendors and technical communities worldwide. Now you’re thinking about Brocade.

We’re the undisputed frontrunner in storage networking, and we’re leading the evolution to the New IP. Join us. Think big. Start now.

Company Overview

  • Founded in 1995
  • Headquarters in San Jose, California
  • 4,550 employees in 36 countries
  • Customers in over 160 countries
  • $2+ billion in annual revenue

Networking Leadership

  • Pioneer of Ethernet fabrics, with 3,000+ Ethernet fabrics deployed
  • The #2 vendor in data center networking market share (Source: IDC)
  • Approximately 70% SAN switching market share (Source: Dell’Oro)
  • Wireless networking leadership in Wi-Fi and LTE with Ruckus acquisition
  • 15,000+ IP networking customers worldwide
  • Market leader in storage fabrics

Software Networking for the New IP

  • The most widely adopted NFV solution: the Brocade vRouter, with more than 100 million production hours
  • 1.3+ million OpenFlow-enabled ports shipped in Brocade products
  • The industry’s first truly open SDN controller based on the OpenDaylight source project
  • Virtual visibility and analytics solutions for advanced insight into service provider networks
  • Virtual application delivery controller for the cloud or data center
  • Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution purpose-built for virtualization and the cloud, including MVNO, M2M, and enterprise mobile services


  • Strategic relationships with industry leaders such as Dell, EMC, HDS, HPE, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, and VMware
  • Demonstrated compatibility with more than 900 leading network products
  • $300+ million invested in interoperability and scalability labs

Technology Leadership

  • Brocade is positioned as a “Challenger” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking
  • R&D Centers in California, Colorado, Minnesota, India, Germany, and the UK
  • 17% of revenue re-invested in R&D
  • 614 networking patents issued and 359 patent applications pending worldwide
  • 28,000+ networking professionals trained annually, with 17,500+ credentialed Brocade

Professionals worldwide

  • Brocade is recognized for providing “An Outstanding Customer Service Experience” (Source: JD Power)