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September 26, 2013  9:19 AM

Brocade CEO calls Whiptail deal a mistake for Cisco

Posted by: Dave Raffo
brocade, Cisco, emc, flash array, whiptail; solid state storage

Don’t expect Brocade to follow its Fibre Channel SAN switch rival Cisco into the world of flash storage arrays. During Brocade’s Analyst Day Wednesday, Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney said

January 15, 2013  9:29 AM

Brocade picks networking vet Carney as CEO

Posted by: Dave Raffo

Brocade completed its CEO search this week, hiring Lloyd Carney to replace Mike Klayko. Klayko said last August that he would step down as soon as the board found a replacement,...

August 17, 2012  8:20 AM

Brocade CEO says he’ll leave on a happy note

Posted by: Dave Raffo
brocade, Storage

Brocade CEO Mike Klayko is stepping down after more than seven years in the position, saying the switch maker’s rosy financial position makes this a good time for a transition at the top. Klayko Thursday revealed he would leave Brocade, pending the company’s successful search for a...

November 22, 2011  8:45 AM

Brocade: 16-gig Fibre Channel switches moving fast

Posted by: Dave Raffo
16 Gbps Fibre Channel, brocade, fcoe

Brocade executives say the 16 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) switches they rolled out earlier this year have been an immediate hit in the market, with...

October 14, 2011  1:16 PM

FCoE still lacking support

Posted by: Brein Matturro
brocade, converged networks, fcoe

By Sonia R. Lelii, Senior News Writer Brocade showcased its 1860 Fabric Adaptor at Storage Networking World (SNW) in Orlando, Fla., this week, which gives customers the option to implement 16 Gbps Fibre Channel, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) or

August 8, 2011  3:02 PM

Does Brocade slump mean a drop in storage sales?

Posted by: Dave Raffo
brocade, Fibre Channel switches, storage sales

Brocade last Friday said its earnings last quarter fell short of its forecast, leading to questions about whether this is a sign of an overall slump in storage sales. Brocade is the market leader and one of two major vendors of

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July 20, 2011  4:14 PM

So much for Dell buying Brocade

Posted by: Dave Raffo
brocade, dell, fibre channel switching

Dell’s acquisition of Ethernet switch maker Force10 today should end the expectations that Dell will buy Brocade, which sells Fibre Channel and Ethernet gear. Financial analysts have

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June 2, 2011  6:29 PM

Is it time for Dell to scoop up Brocade?

Posted by: Dave Raffo
brocade, dell, Fibre Channel switches, storage networking

Whenever there is talk of storage acquisitions – which is just about all the time these days – the name of Brocade comes up. The switch vendor was believed to be high on

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September 16, 2010  8:12 PM

Will Dell buy Brocade on the rebound?

Posted by: Dave Raffo
brocade, dell, storage vendors

Brocade has been the subject of acquisition rumors for about a year now, despite denials...

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