Brocade Communication Systems Inc specializes in data and storage networking solutions. The company has expanded its horizon to include various products for new IP and Third platform technologies after its leadership position in Fibre Channel storage networks. The company brings out routers and switches catering to a niche market. It was incorporated on May 14, 1998, in Delaware. The company went public on May 25, 1999. It brings out networking equipment including IP protocol based Ethernet networking solutions and storage area networking solutions.