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Excellent place to work with new technology and smart people

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Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in San Jose, CA

I worked at Brocade Communications full-time (more than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

-intelligent, caring people who enjoy what they do
-excellent benefits, including gym facilities and green building
-flexibility in work environment

Cons

political environment which takes away from productivity

Advice to Management

too many layers of management, leave the politics and keep the hard working, efficient and the best people

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  1. Great company, good future

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    Former Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Brocade Communications full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good, very smart people to work with, good salaries, plenty of challenges

    Cons

    Work/Family balance often not good , still going through growing pains and silo mentalities

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the number of products in portfolio, force departments to work together to improve the business flow

  2. Great Company, Great Future

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    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Broomfield, CO
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Broomfield, CO

    I have been working at Brocade Communications full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great, top-notch people, both personally and professionally.
    Great culture, environmentally and socially conscious, with good work/life balance.
    Incredible training opportunities - more than you could ever take advantage of.
    Top-of-industry compensation: salary, bonus, RSUs, 401k match, and great benefits.

    Cons

    Limited potential for career advancement.
    Middle management can be over-reactive to every comment from CEO, without thoughtful prior analysis.

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in VCS Fabric - it's a revolutionary product. Keep investing in Software Defined Networkingf (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), e.g. OpenFlow and Vyatta. And stay focused on the data center. Brocade is already #2 in data center networking, and has a real shot at taking on Cisco.

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