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Brocade Reviews

Updated October 20, 2017
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  • Hard driving team work hard play hard good work life balance (in 33 reviews)

  • No room for career growth, very difficult to move up in the organisation (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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

    I worked at Brocade full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Great development team.
    2. Exceptional managers
    3. Great working environment
    4. Good compensation

    Cons

    Brocade is being sold to Broadcom


  2. "Human Resources"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brocade full-time

    Pros

    Awesome place to work. Great people

    Cons

    Nothing wrong with the company

  3. "HPE Alliance Manager West & Tola Regions"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Alliance and Partner Manager in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Alliance and Partner Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Brocade was outstanding to work for great team and great work environment. The company got bought by Broadcom and my position was eliminated.

    Cons

    Hard driving team work hard play hard good work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    none


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great company, unfortunate they are being bought"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brocade full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Leader in networking, strong products, a lot of good people.

    Cons

    Slow decision making, remaking same decisions.


  5. "Summer Internship"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Brocade as an intern

    Pros

    Intelligent team willing to help at all times

    Cons

    No real cons during my experience


  6. "Going to miss this place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brocade full-time

    Pros

    This is an amazing place to work. Great events, fun offsides, wonderful employee community and fantastic upper management team.

    Cons

    Company is being broken up into little pieces after the acquisition by Broadcom. Everyone is leaving.


  7. "Nice company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - POC Lab Engineer in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - POC Lab Engineer in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brocade full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits , Work from home

    Cons

    Nothing specific to write about

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "great company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brocade full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    it has nice working environment

    Cons

    medical benefits are not really good


  9. "QA Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brocade full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very nice facility. Work and life balanced.

    Cons

    Brocade is sold to Broadcom. No more Brocade now.


  10. "Amazing Place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brocade full-time

    Pros

    Co-workers and management are wonderful

    Cons

    You have to accrue vacation, even if you are an exempt


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