Research Dashboard Login

Brocade (BRCD) - Storage Vendor Profile

executive summary Executive Summary

Brocade seems unable to find significant growth. 16Gbps is perceived as a 'wait until it is the same price as 8Gbps' technology. The Foundry acquisition has not brought leadership in Ethernet; for 10Gbps Ethernet used for storage Brocade is sixth and behind QLogic and Emulex. Brocade is the fifth most selected vendor for FCoE (the hottest among storage networking technologies and fifth on the Heat Index). Brocade is under threat of becoming a ‘legacy’ vendor – well liked by engineers, but not seen as a long-term strategic choice.

Not a Subscriber?

For more details about this report please fill out the form below, or contact our sales staff: By email at sales@the451group.com, or by phone at (212) 505-3030 in the US.


 

About 451 Research

451 Research is a preeminent information technology research and advisory company. With a core focus on technology innovation and market disruption, we provide essential insight for leaders of the digital economy. More than 100 analysts and consultants deliver that insight via syndicated research, advisory services and live events to over 1,000 client organizations in North America, Europe and around the world. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in New York, 451 Research is a division of The 451 Group.
 

Subscribers

Forgotten password?

Not a Subscriber

Apply for a trial account today to obtain access to insight from 451 Research analysts worldwide and experience our products and services first hand.

Apply → Close

Browse By Sector

Select a sector from the list below.

Close
loading
Sector Browser Loading.