Brocade Reviews

Updated Jan 14, 2021

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Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney
Lloyd Carney
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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Operations Manager in Broomfield, CO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Was acquired by Broadcom and the company was divested

  2. "Good Place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager Product Management 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time

    Pros

    Learning , Positive , nice Work culture

    Cons

    salar , stock , need more visionary i leaders


  3. "It was good untill it lasted"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment and structure

    Cons

    Towards the end management was focussed on boosting stock price for eventual sale and engineering drive for innovation was impacted.

  4. "good working environment"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    easy working environment, a good relationship with other team members

    Cons

    too much politics, low salary

  5. "great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great co-workers and good work environment

    Cons

    lack of focus in networking

  6. "Senior"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    overall okay culture to work with

    Cons

    too much politics given the size of the company

  7. "Good TC"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Base and work life balance

    Cons

    Less stocks, No vertical growth

  8. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with!

    Cons

    The company has been sold

  9. "Great company that the CEO destroyed"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Support in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, great salary, great management

    Cons

    CEO took a perfectly good company, broke it into bits, and sold it off at fire sale prices.

  10. "Good Company to Work for"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Director - Business Transformation in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    GoodPay, Good Environment, Good Facililities, Good Bonus, Good Restaurants & Eating places

    Cons

    Too Many Management Levels. Work Life Balance issues, Too Many meetings

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