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Updated Jul 28, 2022

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Found 957 of over 1,004 reviews

4.2
62%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney
Lloyd Carney
387 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Very smart people and great to work with(in 83 reviews)
  • "workers; a stable company with excellent market share and outlook; competent executive management; good work/life balance.(in 73 reviews)
  • "Benefits are good and reasonably priced.(in 60 reviews)
  • "Public company with good pay(in 43 reviews)
  • "Very good salary perks everthing but no pipeline of projects in hardware(in 32 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor management, weak and divisive, rarely in the office, untruthful and a liar at that.(in 44 reviews)
  • "Managers do not recognize hard work for employees that have been working there for a long time.(in 17 reviews)
  • "Politics across business units, leadership absent and misaligned, caused lot of churn.(in 9 reviews)
  • "You wouldn have room to breathe when there is much work ( generally just before the release times).(in 8 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    good place to work

    Jul 28, 2022 - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible env to work and good work culture

    Cons

    Product business could not grow due to misplaced priorities

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    good work culture

    Jun 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work culture is good at brocade

    Cons

    there are no cons of working at brocade

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Place to Work

    May 16, 2022 - Senior Manager-HR in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The employees were great to work with. Everyone wanted the company to succeed.

    Cons

    With the Actuision by Broadcom, a lot of good talent was let go.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Feb 15, 2022 - Human Resources in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice people and place to work

    Cons

    Do not have any at this time

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great Place to Work!

    Jan 5, 2022 - Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer in Fort George G Meade, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Important mission Available assignments world-wide Access to cutting-edge technology Talented, diverse workforce

    Cons

    Strict adherence to operational security Restrictive classified workplace

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great people

    Dec 24, 2021 - Sales Operations Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work life balance, fast paced but Great tools to do your job.

    Cons

    Acquired by Broadcom. Only worked for them a short time and seemed quite strict with policies.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    salary

    Mar 11, 2022 - Senior Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good pay, comparable to the industry

    Cons

    merit adjustment is minimum overall

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good Benefit

    Dec 16, 2021 - Staff Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    401K is ok Many benefits are useful.

    Cons

    There RSU is like nothing in Bay area.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Good Company

    Dec 8, 2021 - Senior Manager IT 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pay is fair, and opportunity was good

    Cons

    Brocade is no longer its own company

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee

    So sad, great company that was destroyed

    Nov 19, 2021 - Senior Technical Support Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, great culture, great benefits and a very nice campus....

    Cons

    Executive staff and greedy stockholders that destroyed the company...

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Brocade Reviews FAQs

Brocade has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 1,004 reviews left anonymously by employees. 62% of employees would recommend working at Brocade to a friend and 40% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Brocade employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Brocade. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

62% of Brocade employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Brocade 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Brocade to be culture, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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