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Accounting Income Taxes Accounting Stock-based Compensation
Accrued Employee Compensation Acquisitions Investments
Add Following Sentence End Bullet Point Additional Description Products
Address Including Zip Code Registrants Principal Executive Offices Adjustments Changes Capitalization Dissolution Liquidation Merger Change Control
Administration Administration Grants Options Plan
Administration Grants Restricted Stock Units Plan Advertising Costs
Aggregated Option Exercises 2005 Year-end Values Aggregated Option Exercises 2006 Year-end Values
Allowance Doubtful Accounts Amendment
Amendment 1999 Director Option Plan Amendment Agreement Plan Merger Foundry
Amendment Certain Stock Options Amendment Termination
Amendment Termination Purchase Plan Amendments
Amortization Deferred Stock Compensation Amortization Intangible Assets
Annex Annual Cash Incentive Award Determinations
Annual Cash Incentives Annual Meeting Attendance
Annual Report Form 10-k Contains Forward-looking Statements Include Annual Report Form 10-k Please Contact Via
Annual Service-based Stock Options Rsus Appendix Proposed Amendments Brocades Restated Amended Certificate Incorporation
Applicable Collateral Agent Applicable Law
Application Infrastructure Solutions Application Interoperability
Appraisal Rights Approval 2009 Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Assets Measured Fair Value Recurring Basis Assignment Intangibles
Assumptions Regarding Revenues Margins Not Materialize Future Profitability Attachment
Audit Committee Audit Committee Report
Authority Responsibilities Award Mix
Awards Granted Certain Individuals B5-1 Trading Plans
Background Purpose Reverse Forward Split Backlog
Base Salary Basis Presentation
Because Market Price Brocade Common Stock Fluctuate Value Benchmarking
Beneficial Ownership Reporting Compliance Benefits Perquisites
Bill Sale Board Directors Meetings Committees
Board Independence Brocade
Brocade Announces Pricing 600 Senior Secured Notes Offering Brocade Communications Systems Inc
Brocade Communications Systems Inc 1745 Technology Drive San Brocade Currently Expanding Product Service Offerings Include Software
Brocade Currently Expanding Product Service Offerings New Adjacent Brocade Dependent Sole Source Limited Suppliers Certain Key
Brocade Depends Limited Number Oem Partners Substantial Portion Brocade Depends Oem Partners Majority Brocades Revenues Loss
Brocade Exposed Various Risks Related Legal Proceedings Claims Brocade Extensive International Operations Subjects Additional Business Risks
Brocade Incurred Substantial Indebtedness Finance Acquisition Foundry Decreases Brocade Loses Key Personnel Unable Hire Additional Qualified
Brocade Loses Key Talent Unable Hire Additional Qualified Brocade Not Realize Anticipated Benefits Connection Recent Purchase
Brocade Not Realize Anticipated Benefits Past Future Acquisitions Brocade Not Realize Anticipated Benefits Past Future Mergers
Brocade Relies Licenses Parties Loss Inability Obtain Such Brocade Relies Licenses Third-parties Loss Inability Obtain Such
Brocade Services Brocade Subject Environmental Regulations Material Adverse Effect Brocades
Brocade Subject Intellectual Property Infringement Claims Litigation Costly Brocade Take Substantial Additional Indebtedness Finance Acquisition Decrease
Brocade Test Plan Requirements Brocade Unable Finance Proposed Acquisition Not Completed
Brocades Business Subject Cyclical Fluctuations Uneven Sales Patterns Brocades Business Subject Increasingly Complex Corporate Governance Public
Brocades Failure Successfully Manage Transition Between New Products Brocades Future Operating Expenses Adversely Affected Changes Stock
Brocades Future Revenue Growth Depends Ability Introduce New Brocades Quarterly Annual Revenues Operating Results Fluctuate Future
Brocades Revenues Affected Changes Domestic International Information Technology Business Combinations
Business Coordinators Business Highlights
Business Interruptions Adversely Affect Business Interruptions Adversely Affect Brocades
Business Subject Cyclical Fluctuations Uneven Sales Patterns Business Subject Increasingly Complex Corporate Governance Public Disclosure
Buyer Buyer Branded Version Suppliers Oem Software Product
Buyer Proprietary Ownership Buyers Responsibilities
Buyers Sites Place Direct Was Form Purchase Orders Capitalized Interest Costs
Cash Equivalents Cautionary Statement
Certain Federal Income Tax Information Certain Financial Information
Certain Material Federal Income Tax Consequences Certain Relationships Related Transactions
Certificate Amendment Restated Amended Incorporation Brocade Communications Systems Certificate Incorporation
Certificate Non-foreign Status Certification
Certified Mail Return Receipt Requested Change Control Severance Arrangements
Change Senior Leadership Plan 2009 Change Senior Leadership Plan 2010
Changes Accounting Rules Including Expensing Stock Options Granted Changes Being Purchase Plan
Changes Director Plan 1999 Changes Industry Structure Market Conditions Lead Charges Related
Changes Internal Control Over Financial Reporting Changes Stock Plan 1999
Chief Executive Officer Compensation Class Director Not Standing Re-election
Class Directors Not Standing Re-election Class Directors Term Expires 2007
Class Directors Term Expires 2008 Class Directors Term Expires 2008 Annual Meeting
Class Directors Term Expires 2009 Annual Meeting Class Directors Term Expires 2010 Annual Meeting
Class Directors Terms Expire 2010 Annual Meeting Class Directors Terms Expire 2011 Annual Meeting
Class Directors Terms Expire 2012 Annual Meeting Code Ethics
Commitments Contingencies Committee Process
Committees Committees Board Directors
Communications Communications Board Directors
Communications Coordinators Compared 2006
Compared 2007 Compared 2008
Compared 2009 Comparison Cumulative Total Return Among Brocade Communications Systems
Compensation Compensation Committee
Compensation Committee Interlocks Insider Participation Compensation Committee Report
Compensation Components Decisions Neos Compensation Discussion Analysis
Compensation Mix Compensation Objectives
Compensation Philosophy Compensation Review Cycle
Compensation Strategy Competition
Competitive Positioning Components Base Building Systems
Components Executive Compensation Comprehensive Income
Computation Net Income Loss Per Share Computation Net Income Per Share
Computation Per Share Amounts Concentrations
Conditions Effectiveness Conference Call
Consent Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio
Consolidated Leverage Ratio Consolidated Senior Secured Leverage Ratio
Continue Negative Such Terms Other Comparable Terminology Forward-looking Convertible Debt Instruments
Convertible Subordinated Debt Copyright Applications
Copyright Registrations Copyright Security Agreement
Corporate Development Committee Corporate Offices
Counterpart Registration Rights Agreement Counterparts
Covenants Cpu Requirements Solaris
Cpu Requirements Windows Linux Credit Agreement
Critical Accounting Estimates Critical Accounting Policies
Current Former Brocade Employees Directors Currently Diversifying Product Service Offerings Include Software Applications
Customers Data Management Solutions
Date Report Earliest Event Reported 2006 Date Report Earliest Event Reported 2007
Dated 2010 Deed
Deferred Stock Compensation Delegation Authority
Deliverables Departure Directors Certain Officers Election Appointment Compensatory
Depend Oem Partners Majority Revenues Loss Decrease Purchases Dependent Sole Source Limited Suppliers Certain Key Components
Derivative Financial Instruments Derivative Instruments Hedging Activities
Description 2009 Director Plan Description Licensed Work
Determination Cash-out Price Development
Director Compensation Director Option Plan
Director Plan Directors
Directors Compensation Directors Stock Option Plan
Distribution Channels Distribution Model
Documentation Supplier Provide Buyer Ibm Branded Customer Documents Incorporated Reference
Each Director Shall Elected Hold Office One-year Term Education Technical Certification Services
Effect Reverse Forward Split Brocade Effect Reverse Forward Split Brocade Stockholders
Election Director Election Directors
Eligibility Elimination Classification Board Directors
Employee 401 Plan Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employees Employment Change Control Severance Arrangements
Engage Future Acquisitions Strategic Investments Dilute Ownership Percentage Environmental Matters
Equity Awards Equity Compensation Plan Information
Equity Compensation Plans Equity Grant Practices
Equity Investments Equity Price Risk
Ess Client Code Estimates
Estimates Preparation Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements Estimates Preparation Consolidated Financial Statements
Evaluation Disclosure Controls Procedures Exact Name Registrant Specified Charter
Excluded Executive Compensation Other Matters
Executive Compensation Philosophy Objectives Executive Officers
Exhibits Existence Amounts Liens Obligations
Expect Experience Volatility Stock Price Negatively Affect Stockholders Extension Stock Option Exercise Periods Former Employees
Extensive International Operations Subjects Additional Business Risks Exterior Equipment
External Advisors Fail Carefully Manage Open Source Software Products Required
Failure Accurately Forecast Demand Brocades Products Successfully Manage Failure Accurately Forecast Demand Products Successfully Manage Production
Failure Complete Acquisition Negatively Impact Stock Price Future Failure Complete Merger Negatively Impact Stock Price Future
Failure Customers Comply Evolving Industry Standards Government Regulations Failure Manage Expansion Effectively Seriously Harm Brocades Business
Failure Successfully Integrate Foundrys Business Operations Expected Time Failure Successfully Integrate Mcdatas Business Operations Expected Time
Failure Successfully Manage Transition Between New Products Older Fair Value Financial Instruments
Fair Value Hierarchy Fair Value Measurements
Federal Income Tax Consequences Stockholders Not Cashed Out Federal Income Tax Consequences Stockholders Receive Cash
Federal Tax Aspects Fees Billed Kpmg Llp 2005 2004
Fees Billed Kpmg Llp 2006 2005 Fees Billed Kpmg Llp 2007 2006
Fees Billed Kpmg Llp 2008 2007 Fees Billed Kpmg Llp 2009 2008
Financial Condition Financial Highlights
Financial Statement Schedules Financial Statements
Financial Statements Disclosure Other Risk Management Compliance Matters Financial Statements Exhibits
Flexibility Following Part Numbers Used Replacements Supplier Notified Buyer
Foreign Currency Foreign Currency Cash Flow Hedge
Foreign Currency Exchange Rate Risk Foreign Currency Translation
Form 10-k Form Copyright Security Agreement
Form Patent Security Agreement Form Stock Plan Option Rsu
Form Stock Plan Rsu Form Trademark Security Agreement
Former Name Address Changed Since Last Report Forward-looking Statements
Foundry Networks Inc Foundry Subject Litigation Risks Intellectual Property Infringement Claims
Foundry Subsequently Combined Continue Retain Motivate Executives Key Future Operating Expenses Adversely Affected Changes Stock Price
Future Revenue Growth Depends Ability Introduce New Products Gain Loss Investments Net
Gain Loss Sale Investments Net Impairment Portfolio Gain Repurchases Convertible Subordinated Debt
General General Administrative Expenses
General Customer Uncertainty Related Merger Harm Brocade Combined General Matters
General Release Not Extend Claims Creditor Know Suspect Geographic Information
Global Services Goodwill Intangible Assets
Goodwill Other Intangible Assets Governance Neo Compensation Program
Gross Margin Guarantees Collateral
Guarantees Product Warranties Guarantors
Headings Held 2006
Held 2008 Held 2009
Held 2010 Householding
Immediate Release Impairment
Impairment Long-lived Assets In-process Research Development
Income Tax Considerations Income Taxes
Incorporation Reference Increase Percent Year-over-year
Increased Market Competition Lead Reduced Sales Margins Profits Incumbent Director Nominees
Indemnity Indentures
Independent Auditors Index
Index Consolidated Financial Statements Individual Performance Percentage
Industry Initiatives Industry Initiatives Standards Development
Industry Standards Development Information Calculated Fair Value Method Had Applied Awards
Information Directors Nominees Information Reported Financial Statements
Information Reporting Backup Withholding Initial Public Offering Litigation
Intangible Assets Integrating Brocade Foundry Divert Managements Attention Away Combined
Integrating Brocade Mcdata Following Merger Divert Managements Attention Integration Costs
Integration Foundry Brocade Result Significant Expenses Accounting Charges Intellectual Property Indemnification
Intellectual Property Litigation Intelligent Fabric Application Platforms
Intense Competition Market Networking Solutions Prevent Brocade Maintaining Intense Competition Market Networking Solutions Prevent Combined Maintaining
Interest Expense Interest Other Income Net
Interest Rate Risk Internal Revenue Code
International Political Instability Concerns Other Crises Increase Cost Introduction Pro Forma Condensed Combined Financial Statements
Inventories Inventory Purchase Commitment Reserves
Investments Investments Equity Securities
Issuances Shares Brocade Common Stock Connection Merger Resale Issuer Purchases Equity Securities
Land Layer 2-3
Layer 4-7 Application Delivery Products Lease Termination Charge Other Net
Leased Exterior Equipment Leases
Legal Description Legal Fees Associated Indemnification Obligations Defense Other Related
Legal Fees Associated Indemnification Obligations Other Related Costs Legal Notices
Legal Proceedings Legal Services
Level Liabilities Associated Facilities Lease Losses
License Grant Limitation Liability
Limitations Effectiveness Disclosure Controls Procedures Limitations Inherent Audit Committees Role
Liquidity Liquidity Capital Resources
List Exhibits List Indebtedness Borrowed Money
Litigation Costs Long Term Incentive Plan
Long-term Equity Incentives Long-term Incentive Plan
Lose Key Personnel Unable Hire Additional Qualified Business Loss Brocades Third-party Contract Manufacturer Adversely Affect Ability
Loss Third-party Contract Manufacturer Adversely Affect Ability Manufacture Management Interaction Committee
Management Report Internal Control Over Financial Reporting Managements Report Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
Manufacturing Manufacturing Purchase Commitments
Map Directions Brocade Communications Systems Inc Market Outperform Plan
Market Rent Analysis Matters Intended Acted Meeting Listed Below
Mcdata Equity Plans Meetings
Membership Minutes
Multiple-element Arrangements Name Person Filing Proxy Statement Other Registrant
Name Registrant Specified Charter Name- Middle Last
Neo Compensation Components Net Income Loss Per Share
Nominating Corporate Governance Committee Nominees
Nominees Election Class Directors Term Expire 2010 Annual Nominees Election Class Directors Term Expire 2011 Annual
Nominees Election Class Directors Terms Expire 2012 Annual Nominees Election Class Directors Terms Expire 2013 Annual
Non-binding Stockholder Proposal Regarding Deletion Supermajority Voting Non-gaap Financial Measures
Non-gaap Information Non-transferability Awards
Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Nonstatutory Stock Option Plan
Not Realize Anticipated Benefits Past Future Acquisitions Strategic Notes
Notes Receivable Non-executive Employees Now Therefore Consideration Above Other Respective Promises Parties
Number Shares Granted Employees Nuview Inc
Oem Agreement Number 051208 Dated 2008 Off-balance Sheet Arrangements
Offering Period Officers
Operating Capital Leases Operating Income Multiplier Percentage
Option Exchange Option Exercises Stock Vested 2007
Option Exercises Stock Vested 2008 Option Exercises Stock Vested 2009
Options Amended Tender Offer Options Cancelled Tender Offer
Other Other Business
Other Considerations Other Materials
Other Related Party Transactions Over-year Annual Revenue Growth
Overview Overview Description
Parcel Part
Part Other Information Patent Applications
Patent Registrations Patent Security Agreement
Patents Intellectual Property Licensing Payment Purchase Price Payroll Deductions
Pendency Acquisition Cause Disruptions Businesses Brocade Foundry Adverse Pending Acquisition
Pending Acquisition Termination Fee Performance Component Percentage
Performance Graph Performance-based Restricted Stock Unit Awards
Performance-based Restricted Stock Units Performance-restricted Stock Units
Permitted Exceptions Policy Deductibility Executive Compensation
Post-closing Matters Post-employment Compensation Arrangements
Post-employment Obligations Power Attorney
Preferred Stock Preferred Stock Purchase Rights
Prepared Comments Mike Klayko Ceo Prepared Comments Provided Peter Ausnit Director Investor Relations
Prices Brocades Products Declined Past Brocade Expects Continue Prices Brocades Products Declined Past Brocade Expects Price
Prices Products Declined Past Expect Price Continue Decline Pricing Notices
Principles Consolidation Principles Consolidation Foreign Currency Translation
Product Description Product Number Unique Terms
Product Operating Systems Supported System Requirements Product Revenue
Product Testing Product Warranties
Products Services Property Equipment
Proposal Proposal Number Following Reasons
Provision Income Taxes Provision Sec Settlement
Provisions 127 Shall Survive Closing Termination Agreement Provisions Brocades Charter Documents Customer Agreements Delaware Law
Provisions Charter Documents Customer Agreements Delaware Law Stockholder Proxy Statement 2006 Annual Meeting Stockholders
Proxy Statement 2007 Annual Meeting Stockholders Proxy Statement 2008 Annual Meeting Stockholders
Proxy Statement 2009 Annual Meeting Stockholders Proxy Statement 2010 Annual Meeting Stockholders
Purchase Commitments Suppliers Third-party Manufacturers Purchase Price
Purpose Purpose Plan
Quarterly Annual Revenues Operating Results Fluctuate Future Periods Ratification Selection Independent Auditors
Ratification Selection Independent Registered Public Accountants Reasonableness Compensation
Reasons Reverse Forward Split Recent Accounting Pronouncements
Recent Changes Accounting Rules Including Expensing Stock Options Recitals
Reclassifications Records Reports
Registered Stockholders 100 Shares Common Stock Registered Stockholders Record Account Fewer 100 Shares
Registrants Telephone Number Including Area Code Registration Rights Agreements
Regulation Disclosure Related Party Other Transactions
Rely Licenses Parties Loss Inability Obtain Such License Remainder Page Intentionally Left Blank
Replace Attachment Product Part Numbers Pricing Entirety Attached Replace Paragraph Entirety Following Paragraphs
Report Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm Reporting Board
Representation Warranties Required Regulatory Approvals Not Obtained Contain Materially Burdensome
Research Development Research Development Expenses
Reservation Rights Respectfully Submitted Members Compensation Committee Board Directors
Restatement Consolidated Financial Statements Restricted Cash
Restricted Stock Awards Restricted Stock Units
Restrictions Offers Sales Outside United States Restructuring
Restructuring Charges Lease Loss Reserves Restructuring Costs
Restructuring Facilities Lease Losses Net Results Operations Financial Condition
Retained Earnings Retirement Benefits
Revenue Recognition Revenue Recognition Allowances Sales Returns Programs Doubtful Accounts
Revenues Revenues Affected Changes Domestic International Information Technology Spending
Revenues Record 1827 Increase Sequentially Year-over-year Reverse Forward Stock Split
Rhapsody Stock Option Plan Risks Related Acquisition Mcdata Corporation
Role Compensation Committee Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans
Sale-leaseback Transactions Sales Marketing Expenses
Sales Taxes San Francisco Traveling South Highway 101
San Francisco Traveling South Interstate 280 San Jose California 95110
San Jose Traveling North Highway 101 San Management Operating System
Sarbanes-oxley Act 2002 Schedule
Securities Exchange Act 1934 Securities Litigation
Securities Registered Pursuant Act Securities Registered Pursuant Act Common Stock 0001 Par
Security Agreements Segment Geographic Information
Segment Information Sellers Proprietary Ownership
Senior Secured Credit Facility Senior Secured Notes
Server Connectivity Solutions Service Revenue
Service-based Awards Settlement Acquisition Related Claim
Settlement Acquisition-related Claim Settlement Patent License Agreements
Share Repurchase Program Shareholder Approval Stock Plan
Shares Available Issuance Signature
Signatures Silverback Systems Inc
Slide 2010 Financial Outlook Slide 2010 Planning Assumptions
Slide 33t Global Spend 2010 Slide Brocade Industry Game-changer
Slide Brocades Acquisition Foundry Networks Slide Brocades Entry Ethernet Networking Market
Slide Brocades Expansion Networking Segments Slide Brocades Go-to-market Model Attracts Partners
Slide Brocades Market Share Storage Networking Slide Domestic Versus International
Slide Ebitda Cash Liquidity Slide Financial Highlights
Slide Financial Messages Slide Fy2009 Record Results Milestones
Slide Inflection Point Slide Innovation Product Development
Slide Key 2010 Metrics Slide Key Financial Metrics
Slide Market Drivers Fuel Networking Industry Slide Metrics Related Ethernet Share Gain Strategy
Slide Network Upgrade Coming Slide Networking
Slide New Partnerships Slide Non-gaap Gross Margin Profit
Slide Non-gaap Operating Margins Slide Open Versus Closed Systems
Slide Operating Free Cash Flow Outlook Slide Prepared Comments
Slide Product Differentiation Strategy Slide Repaying Mcdata Convert
Slide Results Slide Revenue Storage Ethernet Services
Slide Safe Harbor Slide Selected Balance Sheet Metrics
Slide Spending Market Share Ethernet Networking Slide Spending Storage Networking
Slide Summary 2009 Slide Vertical Market Strategy
Slowdown Domestic Global Economies Delayed Recovery Increasingly Adversely Slp Formula
Software Development Costs Sow Hereby Deleted Entirety Replaced Attached Hereto
Special 2009 Equity Awards Special 2009 Performance Rsu Awards
Special Regarding Forward-looking Statements Statement Board Directors Opposing Stockholder Proposal
Stock Certificates Stock Compensation Expense
Stock Incentive Plan Stock Option Exchange Program
Stock Options Stock Performance Graph
Stock Plan Stock Subject Plan
Stock-based Compensation Stockholder Proposals
Stockholder Rights Plan Stockholders Brocade Communications Systems Inc
Storage Networking Storage Networking Environment Interoperability
Storage Networking Solutions Storage Networking Switches
Strategic Business Systems Inc Street Name Holders Brocade Common Stock
Structure Reverse Forward Split Subject Amendment Statement Work 4903rl1112 Sow Dated 2003
Subject Environmental Regulations Material Adverse Effect Business Subsidiaries Registrant
Summary Summary Pro Forma Condensed Combined Financial Data
Summary Significant Accounting Policies Supplier Product Withdraw
Supplier Responsibilities Supply Products
Supporting Statement System Requirements
Table Contents Tapestry Application Infrastructure Solutions
Target Annual Cash Incentive Opportunity Tax Considerations
Tax Effect Technical Coordinators
Technology Drive San Jose 95110 408 333-8000 Telephone Number Including Area Code
Tender Offer Termination Employment
Termination Period Testing Maintenance Support Ibms Ess Client Code
Therion Software Corporation Therion Stock Option Plan
Third-parties Bring Infringement Claims Against Brocade Time-consuming Expensive Third-parties Bring Infringement Claims Against Time-consuming Expensive Defend
Timing Grants Plan Tivoli Authentication Interfaces Specification Test Plan
Trademark Applications Trademark Registrations
Trademark Security Agreement Unable Protect Intellectual Property Negatively Affect Ability Compete
Undetected Software Hardware Errors Increase Brocades Costs Reduce Undetected Software Hardware Errors Increase Costs Reduce Revenues
United States Government Significant Customer Been Key Foundrys Unresolved Staff Comments
Valuation Qualifying Accounts Valuation Stock-based Compensation
Volume Derivative Activity Vote Important
Vote Required Vote Required Recommendation Board Directors
Waiver Warranty
Warranty Expense Warranty Period
Warranty Reserves Withdrawal
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