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Brocade Shows FCoE Data Center Gear

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Brocade(R) (Nasdaq:BRCD) today announced the industry's only end-to-end Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)-based solution that brings the Fibre Channel (FC) standard and Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) together. Brocade made the announcement at a press conference during Storage Networking World 2009, where the company also reiterated its continued commitment to a customer-driven and pragmatic approach to providing solutions that support emerging technologies. This approach emphasizes the importance of utilizing non-disruptive and rational deployment models, while protecting and extending existing data center investments.

As part of the announcement, Brocade introduced two new products that support FCoE and CEE:

New Brocade 8000 Switch and Brocade 1010/1020 Converged Network Adapters

The new Brocade 8000 Switch is a multiprotocol, Layer 2, top-of-rack FCoE switch with 24 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) CEE ports and eight FC ports supporting 8 Gbps speeds -- enabling the consolidation of input/output (I/O) storage and data networking ports at the server edge.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc.