Headquarters: San Jose, Calif.
Revenue in Most Recent Quarter: $365.7 million (Q3, FY2008)
Channel Chief: Charles Leeming, vice president, OEM sales and global channels
Why It's a Strategic Storage Partner: More storage area networks are built using Fibre Channel switches and directors from Brocade than from any other vendor. The company is also moving to take advantage of the next connectivity solution, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).