Brocade Bolsters NIFTY

Brocade announced that NIFTY Corporation has chosen Brocade solutions to manage its SAN environment

January 26, 2007

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (Brocade) (Nasdaq: BRCD - News), the world-leading provider of Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions, today announced that NIFTY Corporation, one of Japan's leading Internet services providers, has chosen Brocade solutions to manage its SAN environment. Using Brocade directors, switches, and routers, NIFTY successfully consolidated services previously delivered from multiple SAN islands into a service-oriented core network with a centralized, easy-to-manage core-edge SAN architecture. This new design is designed to enable faster backup of data and improved efficiency in storage management. With the implementation of Brocade SAN solutions, NIFTY has successfully reduced the time needed to set up storage services for customers from two to three months down to a just a few hours.

"Key to our success is our ability to provide and maintain high standards of customer service," said Hiroshi Kurahara, Manager of NIFTY's System Center Department. "With the growth in our business, NIFTY's volume of storage data grew rapidly. It was imperative for us to improve the productivity and efficiency of our SANs in order to be able to deliver world-class services to our customers. We aim to continue to be Japan's top Internet services provider in terms of customer satisfaction, and Brocade allows for the high level of systems reliability and scalability we need to serve our customers now and in the future."

Brocade Communications Systems Inc.

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