Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. is an American technology company specializing in data and storage networking products. The company’s products include network-attached storage, storage area network (SAN) directors and switches, data center switches, Virtual Cluster Switching, software-defined networking, network virtualization, Internet service provider, enterprise and campus Ethernet (local area network/wireless local area network) switches and wide area network (Internet) routers, application delivery controllers (load balancers), network security appliances, Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) and converged network adapters (CNAs), and Ethernet transceivers. Founded in 1995, Brocade is headquartered in San Jose, California, USA. In March 2012, the company held the largest market share in SAN switches.