Brocade Communications manufactures network and storage hardware, as well as software-based networking devices. These include technology for SDN, Network virtualisation, virtual routers, virtual firewalls, virtual Application Delivery Controllers (load balancers), network security appliances and VPNs. The Brocade software product portfolio includes software networking and network management applications.
The Brocade Virtual Web Application Firewall (Brocade vWAF) is a scalable solution for application-level security, both for off-the-shelf solutions, and complex custom applications including third-party frameworks. It can be used to apply business rules to online traffic, inspecting and blocking attacks such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS), while filtering outgoing traffic to mask credit card data, and help achieve compliance with PCI-DSS requirements by filtering outgoing data.