Data center and networking equipment manufacturer Brocade Communications Systems has reportedly begun shopping itself around, according to a report published in the Wall Street Journal. However, so far Brocade and the named potential suitors arent talking about a potential sale.
In a report published Monday, the newspaper reported that Brocade had hung a for sale sign on its door and that HP and Oracle had shown interest in buying the San Jose, Calif. maker of switches and routers. Since then analysts have stepped forwarded with other names of potential suitors, including rival switch manufacturer Juniper Communications and storage giant EMC.
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