Emulex Reviews

Updated Jan 16, 2021

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3.3
45%
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Emulex President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Benck (no image)
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71 Ratings
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  • "Acquired by Avago Technologies currently Broadcom Limited(in 7 reviews)

  • "Top heavy, lack of vision/execution, too many decision makers but too few who can make a decision(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "IT"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Emulex full-time

    Pros

    The business longevity of the company

    Cons

    The company was acquired and dismantled

  2. "Good culture"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in Costa Mesa, CA

    I have been working at Emulex full-time

    Pros

    Good culture overall and good benefits

    Cons

    Politics around corporate growth within the company


  3. "Good place to work"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

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

    Pros

    Great work and products in the past

    Cons

    Bad management killed the product lines

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  4. "Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Emulex full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Most of the employees were good.

    Cons

    Got acquired by Broadcom with no notice to the employees.

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  5. "Sales"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Emulex for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, worked hard/played hard.

    Cons

    It was a commodity product

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  6. "Good Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Emulex full-time

    Pros

    Good Company to work for

    Cons

    Bad Cafeteria to eat food

  7. "Asic Design Engineers"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Senior ASIC Design Engineer in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Emulex for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competent and fun to work with peers. Good Salary and Benefit. Good projects.

    Cons

    Emulex acquired several companies over the years and usually adopted many of acquired companies methodologies that were not always better. Company was bought out by Avago in 2015 resulting in 50% employee reduction

  8. "Great experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA

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

    Pros

    Great team, atmosphere, pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Acquired by Avago Technologies currently Broadcom Limited

  9. "Admin @ Emulex"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative in Costa Mesa, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Emulex full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice facility with a gym, good pay, and benefits.

    Cons

    They are so top heavy with too many "Director" titles. They don't have enough "worker bees."

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  10. "Company Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - HW Engineer in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Emulex full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    stable, good work, good technology

    Cons

    too much management changes and wrong decisions

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