Thanks partly to its leading share in the market for next-gen FCoE switches, Cisco (CSCO) is...

|About: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)|By:, SA News Editor

Thanks partly to its leading share in the market for next-gen FCoE switches, Cisco (CSCO) is challenging Brocade's (BRCD) leadership position in the storage-area-networking (SAN) equipment market, claims Infonetics. Brocade, which had twice the market share of Cisco in late 2010, had only an 8-point lead as of Q3 '11. Brocade's switch revenue fell 4% Y/Y in its October quarter. (earlier)