DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- June 3rd, 2013- Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced that it has been named ‘Best Networking Infrastructure Vendor of the Year' by Network Middle East (NME), the region's leading magazine for the networking industry, at the 2013 edition of the NME Innovation awards. This is the second consecutive year that Brocade has been honoured at the prestigious event having won the 'Best Fixed Networking Vendor of the Year' award at last year's function.
Mr. Sufian Dweik, Regional Director, MEMA at Brocade said, “Brocade has long been a leading innovator in the field of Ethernet fabrics and Storage Area Networking (SAN) technology. We develop our technologies with a focus on performance, simplicity and investment protection in order to deliver solutions which enable our customers to unleash the full potential of their networks. This helps businesses to rapidly adapt to the latest technology trends be it virtualization, cloud-computing or mobility. Winning this award is an honour and accomplishment that reinforces our strong position as an industry leader.”
The award recognizes the advancements made by Brocade in delivery of fabric-based network infrastructures for the region's booming data center market and the company's innovations in the automation and simplification of campus LAN networks through its vision for 'The Effortless Network'.
The 9th annual NME Innovation Awards was held on Wednesday 29 May, 2013 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai. It brought together top networking professionals from across the Middle East and honoured companies whose solutions and services have driven standards and increased adoption of cutting edge network infrastructures across the region.