BrocadeĀ® (Nasdaq: BRCD) provides the industry's leading platforms, solutions, and services for intelligently connecting, managing, and optimizing IT resources in shared storage environments. Brocade pioneered the Storage Area Network (SAN) market, and the world's leading storage and systems providers offer Brocade SAN solutions as the foundation of their networked storage offerings. In addition, Brocade leads the industry with innovative File Area Network (FAN) solutions that provide the foundation for increasingly efficient file management. The Brocade family of FAN solutions enables efficient file, data, resource, and IT infrastructure management. These products are designed to simplify file data management in a wide range of environments and provide a fast ROI for many elements of the IT infrastructure. By developing innovative SAN and FAN solutions, Brocade helps organizations increase efficiency, reduce costs, and maximize their data assets.