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Last $11.46 USD
Change Today -0.11 / -0.95%
Volume 3.9M
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brocade communications sys (BRCD) Snapshot

Open
$11.53
Previous Close
$11.57
Day High
$11.59
Day Low
$11.33
52 Week High
02/26/15 - $12.96
52 Week Low
05/8/14 - $7.95
Market Cap
4.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.1M
EPS TTM
$0.70
Shares Outstanding
421.7M
EX-Date
03/6/15
P/E TM
16.4x
Dividend
$0.14
Dividend Yield
1.22%
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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.

4,161 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/19/14
Founded in 1995

brocade communications sys (BRCD) 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.

brocade communications sys (BRCD) Key Developments

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Presents at Piper Jaffray Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference 2015, Mar-11-2015 09:00 AM

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Presents at Piper Jaffray Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference 2015, Mar-11-2015 09:00 AM. Venue: Le Parker Meridien, 119 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Jason Nolet, Senior Vice President of Switching, Routing and Analytics Products Group.

Trunk Networks Selects Brocade to Help it Future-Proof Network Infrastructure

Trunk Networks announced that it has chosen Brocade to help it future-proof its infrastructure in anticipation of major increases in customer data and traffic flows. The deployment will be based on the company MLX Series core routers, which are designed to deliver scale and performance, high reliability and operational efficiency for the most demanding network environments. With a customer-focused portfolio of services designed to be a one-stop shop for IT services, Trunk Networks needed a network that would be able to cope with the future needs of its customers. Anticipating a significant increase in data volumes - with some predicting that global data volumes will grow from tenfold between 2013 and 2020 - as a result of business growth and changing customer requirements, in particular an increased preference for cloud-based software and applications, Trunk wanted to increase capacity and improve the performance of the network in order to future proof its infrastructure. A longstanding the company customer, Trunk's existing network was made up of NetIron CER compact routers and ICX stackable switches, which had been in place for several years. The new, chosen solution involved replacing half the network with the Brocade MLX Series core routers, and enhancing the remaining NetIron CERs in some sites with 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) interfaces, interconnected across the entire estate. Trunk Networks has been able to dramatically increase its bandwidth capacity and provide greater speed and performance for its hosted, cloud and ISP services. In 2015 Trunk Networks will continue to upgrade its network with the addition of load balancers and has plans to expand its metro area network and pod sites by creating and consolidating dark fiber links between London data centers.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 31, 2015

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total net revenues of $576,239,000 compared to $564,535,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $139,405,000 compared to $121,490,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $113,422,000 compared to $110,958,000 a year ago. Net income was $87,267,000 compared to $80,884,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted net income per share was $0.20 compared to $0.18 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $10,393,000 compared to $109,469,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $16,514,000 compared to $12,966,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was $7,750,000. Non-GAAP operating income was $164,262,000 compared to $157,756,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $118,425,000 compared to $108,784,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income per share diluted was $0.27 compared to $0.24 a year ago.

 

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