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Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. is an American technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, specializing in data and storage networking products. Originally known for its leadership in Fibre Channel storage networks, the company has expanded its focus to include a wide range of products for New IP and Third platform technologies. Offerings now include routers and switches optimized for data center, campus and carrier environments, IP and Fibre Channel storage network fabrics; Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software-defined networking (SDN) solutions such as a commercial edition of the OpenDaylight Project SDN Controller; and network management software that spans physical and virtual devices.
Brocade offers an array of products and services with a complete family of Ethernet, storage, converged networking, SDN & NFV, MPLS solutions. Brocade offers both Ethernet and Fibre Channel switches, or routers, at speeds of 1 / 2.5 / 10 / 40 / 100 GbE or 16 / 32 / 128 Gb FC.
Brocade Campus Fabric Technology for ICX switches feature flexible scalability, simplified management, and low TCO. Scale ports and services easily, campus-wide, as user applications and devices grow. Premium switches share advanced services with entry-level switches while delivering centralized management. And enjoy open standards support that provides multi-vendor interoperability, SDN adoption, and investment protection.
Aside from hardware, Brocade has an extensive software solutions that include virtual routers, virtual load balancers and web application firewalls for e-commerce, cloud service providers, etc. With proven ultra-high performance and scalability, the Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation. With 80 Gbps of virtual networking throughput it has set a new benchmark for all software-based routers, while offering easy scalability, a broad set of capabilities, and the peace of mind that comes with rock solid reliability. Brocade vADC solutions provide fast, reliable application delivery across your virtual and cloud platforms at massive scale. Automated application delivery and centralized management speed and simplify service deployment, while application-level security protects your business.
Further, Brocade has expanded its portfolio to include the Brocade Virtual Core for Mobile (VCM) which eliminates the expensive hardware, long upgrade cycles, overprovisioning, and years-in-advance budgeting that traditionally characterize mobile service provider networks. Lastly, Brocade has invested in network visibility products to manage, secure, and monetize your physical or virtual mobile network as you expand your 4G footprint, chart the course to 5G, and power the Internet of Things. Use this complete suite of carrier-grade network packet brokers and protocol probes together, or integrate just what you need to build a best-of-breed visibility infrastructure.