Brocade Communications manufactures network and storage hardware, as well as software-based networking devicess. These include technology for SDN, Network virtualisation, virtual routers, virtual firewalls, virtual Application Delivery Controllers (load balancers), network security appliances and SSL/TLS VPNs. The Brocade software product portfolio includes software networking and network management applications.
Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager (Brocade vTM) is a software-based application delivery controller (ADC) designed to deliver faster and more reliable access to public websites and private applications. Brocade vTM provides the functionality for SSL/TLS Offload. Brocade vTM enables organisations to scale application servers by up to 3x by offloading TCP and SSL connection overhead.