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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.

4,626 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/20/15
Founded in 1995

brocade communications sys (BCSA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.0K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $440.0K
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended August 1, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of 2015; Provides Cash Flow Guidance for the Year 2015

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended August 1, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total net revenues of $551,819,000 against $545,464,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $119,849,000 against $117,897,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $111,018,000 against $114,020,000 a year ago. Net income was $91,667,000 against $87,352,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.21 against $0.20 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $114,521,000 against $102,493,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $148,513,000 against $140,285,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income per share diluted were $0.27 against $0.23 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $19 million against $14 million a year ago. Cash provided by operations was $55 million against $106 million a year ago. EBITDA was $142 million against $138 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $19,051,000 against $13,780,000 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total net revenues of $1,674,633,000 against $1,646,909,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $373,459,000 against $259,582,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $328,559,000 against $235,919,000 a year ago. Net income was $255,974,000 against $154,552,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.59 against $0.34 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $267,232,000 against $383,744,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $53,142,000 against $41,175,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was $7,750,000. For the fourth quarter of 2015, company expects SAN is revenue to be up 1% to 5% quarter over quarter. IP Networking revenue is to be up 6.5% to 11% quarter over quarter. Non-GAAP gross margin is to be between from 67.5% to 68.5%. The company have assumed a structural non-GAAP tax rate of 24.5% to 26.5%. Non-GAAP EPS is expected to be between $0.23 and $0.25. Operating cash flow is expected to be within the range of $140 million to $155 million. Full year 2015 operating cash flow is expected to be between $407 million and $422 million.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable October 2, 2015

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.045 per share, payable October 2 to stockholders of record at the close of market on September 10.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. Expands OEM Relationship with Lenovo

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. announced it has expanded the company's OEM relationship with Lenovo. Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel storage area networking (SAN) switches are now being sold globally by Lenovo and its network of channel partners, in addition to embedded Fibre Channel and VCS Ethernet fabric switches that are available in solutions for all Lenovo x86-based servers. Brocade fixed-port SAN switches integrate flawlessly into Lenovo's server and storage solutions, including the recently announced Lenovo Storage S2200 and S3200 SAN arrays. Additionally, the Brocade switches have completed qualification testing for seamless interoperability with these new storage offerings. Brocade SAN switches deliver the high levels of throughput that enable maximum application performance by eliminating network bottlenecks. Brocade SAN switches also include Brocade Fabric Vision technologies, which maximize uptime, dramatically simplify SAN deployment and management, while also providing unprecedented levels of visibility and insight into the storage network. The Lenovo Storage S2200 and S3200 arrays are designed for simplicity, speed and scalability, and deliver enterprise-class features at an affordable price point. These systems support a variety of workloads including online applications and virtualized environments. The S2200 and S3200 enable reliable, fast throughput for applications such as SQL, MS Exchange, and VMware virtualization.


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