Brocade Communications

(BRCD)

swung to a fiscal second-quarter loss of $63.1 million, or 16 cents a share, from net income a year earlier of $91.4 million, or 23 cents a share.

On an adjusted basis, earnings in the quarter were $47.1 million, or 11 cents a share, as revenue rose 43% to $506.3 million.

Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters expected switch maker

Brocade

to earn 9 cents a share on revenue of $476.4 million.

"Brocade had another outstanding quarter where we achieved record revenues driven by strong customer demand for our end-to-end networking solutions, said CEO Michael Klayko in a statement Thursday.