Brocade® Communication Systems
Founded in 1995, Brocade® Communication Systems (NASDAQ: BRCD) provides data center networking solutions and services to manage information assets. Brocade solutions are used in over 90 percent of Global 1000 data centers as well as in enterprise LANs and the largest service provider networks. The company currently employs approximately 2,500 people in San Jose and 4,400 worldwide. This video celebrates the planning and execution that went into the construction of Brocade's world-class 562,000 sf campus and data center in San Jose, California.
The estimated cost of the project is $278 million, with the Redevelopment Agency investing $2.5 million for new capital equipment acquisitions.
San Jose Advantage: International Rectifier
International Rectifier (IR), a world leader in power management technology, recently relocated its manufacturing facility to North San Jose from Santa Clara. The San Jose Redevelopment Agency assisted International Rectifier with finding the company's new 35,000-square-foot building. International Rectifier currently employs approximately 100 employees at the San Jose facility and 4,000 worldwide.
San Jose: A City Fueled by Innovation, Creativity and Opportunity
Description: In their own words, community members recall the history of Redevelopment in San Jose and touch upon what they feel is special about the city they love and call home. Business leaders discuss San Jose's status as a spawning ground of global innovation and efforts to remake itself as clean and green tech hub. Neighborhood leaders reflect the San Joses inventive Strong Neighborhoods Initiative program and its 30-year effort to rebuild downtown.
San Jose: World Center of Innovation
Description: As San Jose maintains its position as a global location in the technology industry and emerges as a new global center of Clean Tech innovation, the City is committed to supporting entrepreneurs and companies developing technologies that will create economic opportunities for generations to come. Through comprehensive facilitation services, forward-thinking policies, and creative incentives, San Jose is creating an environment in which new and existing companies will be able to flourish, create new jobs and drive innovation.
Downtown San Jose Keyword: Energy
Description: Downtown San Jose offers Silicon Valleys only urban experience and the people that live and work here love it. The area sports a diverse mix of restaurants, unique shops, and the best art scene in Silicon Valley—dont forget the stunning mountain views. Downtown is also home to top high-tech companies such as Adobe Systems and boasts handy access to both light rail and train service. Residents, office workers and visitors alike price the near perfect year-round weather and compact pedestrian friendly layout.