Brocade President and CEO Greg Reyes to Keynote Merrill Lynch Hardware Technology Conference

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

   Brocade CFO Mike Byrd to Present at JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference
 
     WHAT:
     Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRCD) (Brocade(R))
 executives will present at two investor conferences this week. Brocade
 President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Reyes, will offer the keynote
 presentation at the Merrill Lynch Hardware Technology Conference in New York,
 May 2, 2001. In addition, Brocade Chief Financial Officer, Mike Byrd, will
 present at the JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference in California, May 2, 2001.
 During the presentations and discussions with investors, Brocade will review
 the Storage Area Network (SAN) market and Brocade storage area networking
 infrastructure solutions. For a full conference schedule, visit the Brocade
 investor relations web site at www.brocade.com.
 
     WHEN/WHERE:
     May 2, 2001
     Greg Reyes presents at 8:15 a.m. ET, Merrill Lynch Hardware Technology
 Conference. Location:  Grand Hyatt, New York, NY. The presentation will also
 be audiocast on the Merrill Lynch website at
 http://events.mlresearchmedia.com/ml/hardwareheaven .
     Mike Byrd presents at 9:00 a.m. PT, JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference.
 Location:  Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA.  The presentation will also
 be audiocast on the JP Morgan website at
 http://www.jpmhq.com/events/tech01webcast .
 
     About Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
     Brocade provides the world's leading intelligent platform for networking
 storage. For more information, visit the Brocade website at www.brocade.com or
 contact the company at info@brocade.com.
     NOTE:  BROCADE, SilkWorm, SilkWorm Express, Extended Fabrics, Fabric
 Aware, Fabric Integrator, Fabric OS, Fabric Watch, Fabric Weaver, and
 QuickLoop are trademarks or registered trademarks of Brocade Communications
 Systems Inc., in the United States and/or in other countries. All other
 brands, products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks
 of, and are used to identify, products or services of their respective owners.
 
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   Brocade CFO Mike Byrd to Present at JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference
 
     WHAT:
     Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRCD) (Brocade(R))
 executives will present at two investor conferences this week. Brocade
 President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Reyes, will offer the keynote
 presentation at the Merrill Lynch Hardware Technology Conference in New York,
 May 2, 2001. In addition, Brocade Chief Financial Officer, Mike Byrd, will
 present at the JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference in California, May 2, 2001.
 During the presentations and discussions with investors, Brocade will review
 the Storage Area Network (SAN) market and Brocade storage area networking
 infrastructure solutions. For a full conference schedule, visit the Brocade
 investor relations web site at www.brocade.com.
 
     WHEN/WHERE:
     May 2, 2001
     Greg Reyes presents at 8:15 a.m. ET, Merrill Lynch Hardware Technology
 Conference. Location:  Grand Hyatt, New York, NY. The presentation will also
 be audiocast on the Merrill Lynch website at
 http://events.mlresearchmedia.com/ml/hardwareheaven .
     Mike Byrd presents at 9:00 a.m. PT, JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference.
 Location:  Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA.  The presentation will also
 be audiocast on the JP Morgan website at
 http://www.jpmhq.com/events/tech01webcast .
 
     About Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
     Brocade provides the world's leading intelligent platform for networking
 storage. For more information, visit the Brocade website at www.brocade.com or
 contact the company at info@brocade.com.
     NOTE:  BROCADE, SilkWorm, SilkWorm Express, Extended Fabrics, Fabric
 Aware, Fabric Integrator, Fabric OS, Fabric Watch, Fabric Weaver, and
 QuickLoop are trademarks or registered trademarks of Brocade Communications
 Systems Inc., in the United States and/or in other countries. All other
 brands, products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks
 of, and are used to identify, products or services of their respective owners.
 
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