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Brocade Reviews

Updated Oct 17, 2019

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4.0
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66%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
Approve of CEO
Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney
Lloyd Carney
361 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "After acquisition by Broadcom the company and its culture changed for the worse(in 44 reviews)

  • "Work life balance an issue sometimes(in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Inside Cloud Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Brocade full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High Pay Great remote policy Benefits atmosphere Fun Holidays and PTO

    Cons

    Acquisitions new products and services. remote policy Management boring

    Brocade2018-12-12
  2. "A good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Senior ASIC Physical Design Engineer 

    I worked at Brocade full-time

    Pros

    Use to be a stable good company

    Cons

    Too bad it was sold to BRCM.

    Brocade2019-10-17
  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brocade full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pretty competitive Compensation Good Benefits Good People and Culture Culture Longevity Management Technology

    Cons

    Shrinking Fiber Chanel Market Broadcom Acquisition ----

    Brocade2019-09-04
  4. "good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior QA Engineer 

    I worked at Brocade full-time

    Pros

    good team, good project, friendly

    Cons

    not many growth opportunities in QA

    Brocade2019-08-28
  5. "Great People"

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    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It had motivated and talented engineering and product marketing staff and very helpful IT department. Benefits were good, the campus was great, the people were pleasant and professional. The hours were flexible and I was able to work remotely as needed.

    Cons

    The company got brought and split up.

    Brocade2019-08-21
  6. "good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Staff Engineer 

    I have been working at Brocade full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good work life balance and pay compensation is reasonable

    Cons

    may have limit career growth for certain teams. stuck in small tasks and bug fix

    Brocade2019-06-30
  7. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment, good culture.

    Cons

    Not lots of benefits and salary a little on lower end.

    Brocade2019-07-03
  8. "Brocade worked hard for its employees"

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Brocade focused on compensation and recognition for employees who contributed.

    Cons

    Corporate culture that was very sales focused with perception being key.

    Brocade2019-06-17
  9. "Solid company with great products"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very solid company with strong executive leadership until acquisition by Broadcom.

    Cons

    After acquisition by Broadcom the company and its culture changed for the worse.

    Advice to Management

    None.

    Brocade2019-06-15
  10. "Pretty Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Director, Program Management in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good compensation, People are great to work with

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted, issues recognizing and rewarding success

    Brocade2019-05-19
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