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    Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD)

    9.40 Up 0.07(0.75%) Nov 27, 1:00PM EST
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    Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
    130 Holger Way
    San Jose, CA 95134
    United States - Map
    Phone: 408-333-8000
    Fax: 408-333-8101
    Website: http://www.brocade.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Data Storage Devices
    Full Time Employees:4,640

    Business Summary 

    Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides storage area networking (SAN) and Internet protocol networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It operates through SAN Products, IP Networking Products, and Global Services segments. The SAN Products segment offers infrastructure products and solutions, such as fiber channel SAN backbones, directors, fabrics, and embedded switches that assist customers in the development and delivery of storage and server consolidation, disaster recovery and data security, and compliance issues regarding data management; and fabric extension, switching, and routing solutions. The IP Networking Products segment provides open systems interconnection reference model (OSI) Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches and routers that are designed to connect users in an enterprise network enabling network connectivity, including access to the Internet, network-based communications, and collaboration through unified messaging applications and mobility. This segment also provides converged network products; a portfolio of software- and hardware-based platforms designed for service provider environments, as well as carrier Ethernet products; and OSI Layer 4—7 solutions, which are designed for application traffic management and server load balancing. The Global Services segment offers break/fix maintenance, installation, consulting, network management and software maintenance, and customer support services. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. serves various enterprises and service providers, such as telecommunication firms, cable operators, and mobile carriers. The company markets and sells its products and services to end-user customers directly, as well as through various distribution partners, including original equipment manufacturers, distributors, systems integrators, and value-added resellers. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Lloyd A. Carney , 53
    Chief Exec. Officer, Director, Chairman of Financing Committee and Chairman of Corp. Devel. Committee
    Mr. Daniel W. Fairfax , 59
    Chief Financial Officer and senior VP of Fin.
    Mr. Gale England , 65
    Chief Operating Officer and Sr. VP of Operations
    Mr. Ken Kong Cheng , 59
    Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Emerging Bus.
    Mr. Jeffery P. Lindholm , 58
    Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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