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Great technology but ...

Senior Director (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

ProsVMware has great technology and they have very strong and competent engineers.

ConsLack of documentation - you have to find the right person with the information in their head to understand product/technology internals. They also have a very siloed set of engineering teams (which they are trying to fix). There is a general lack of integration across their product lines (also trying to fix) and the organization can be very political. They also have way to many VP's who are really only operating at the level of project manager.

Advice to Senior ManagementFind ways to integrate engineering teams across the organization and remove political agendas. Stress the importance of documenting internals so that new staff can get up to speed more rapidly.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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