Hitachi Vantara Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Hitachi Vantara

Hirachi Vantara Federal began in August

Layoffs have begun in earnest. Quarterly targets haven’t been met and cuts have been made across the board. Sales are limited to existing customers which has been dwindling. Look for massive cuts end of this quarter or beginning of 2020. Start... —  read more 

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Post ID: @12krRKZP

Has it started already in EMEA?

As I can see, the rumors are the layoffs in customer support in the US are done for now for now and that the brunt of the layoffs has been shifted to Europe and Asia. Has it already started? If this is really the case, is it too early to know the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11Gsg0cv

More info on layoffs?

Do we have any more info on layoffs? Somebody said it's in EMEA - is it limited to it, though? How bad will it get? Come on folks, somebody must know something!

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Post ID: @11AiZinC

....Santa Clara

How is it possible we laid off "X" number of employees to fit into a smaller building that was never full... to continuously doing layoffs ..leaving... every floor of the HQ far from filled....yet.. we are still celebrating "Wins"... this is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @11td07fc

Hitachi Vantara merging with Hitachi Consulting

What are everybody's thoughts on this? I'm thinking consolidation layoffs will be brutal - not to mention all the collateral layoffs they'll sneak in despite having nothing to do with the actual integration of the companies. I think we are... —  read more 

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Post ID: @116x8hJ3

Something is happening CONT....

In the span of one month ...we have let go of our COO... who's background was .. being in charge of .. HR????... then our new head of HR... was let go after.... one quarter?????..we are on a soft hiring freeze and now FINALLY the company is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10KDrgog

Something is happening at Hitachi Vantara

Secret hiring freeze order came down today. The word “realignment” was heard. So called leadership is acting strange and has been for a few months. Leaders seem withdrawn and defensive with a lot of hiding in their offices or being entirely absent... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Zq1TBxv

18 months into the Brad Surak experiment

Still not seeing anything tangible in the way of roadmap and strategy. Concerned that with the new fiscal year that a new round of layoffs are coming and internal buzz/concern is picking up.

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Post ID: @XovYY3n

Brad Surak: Profiles in Courage #2

As part of this series, I thought I'd add Brad's keynote presentation at NEXT that you can all view here: http://www.hitachinext.com/en-us/resources-2018.html For his keynote, Brad decided to recycle the same presentation he delivered at the Global... —  read more 

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Post ID: @VE4PlGN

WARN violation

Between sales, marketing, PM, PMM and the whole converged team, there was way over 50 impacted employees in California in April, 2018 (off payroll in June, 2018). I'd encourage all impacted employees to file a complaint. Is this true? If it is, than... —  read more 

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Post ID: @UTXt77A

Brad Surak: Profiles in Courage #1

Thought it might be fun to share with the world exactly how Brad Surak operates. There's a list of these so check back regularly. Just today Brad Surak hosted an all hands meeting t update the product and engineer teams of the progress he has made... —  read more 

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Post ID: @UF420HE

HV has lost its way

HDS errrrr Hitachi Ventara just lost over 50 mil in deals to EMC at two of their long time large financial institutions because HV has lost its way.They gave up on the only thing keeping the lights on...storage sales.The core legecy reps who have... —  read more 

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Post ID: @UmL2pme

Bellevue Office Closure

Why did they close the office in Bellevue - I think it got closed a few months back but I have not seen any media coverage.

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Post ID: @TLgjAga

More info on Hitachi Vantara layoffs

-More layoffs are in the works, California WARN notices will not post until employees are off payroll (usually 2 months depending on package). The first rounds from April will be posted this month Does this mean that people who are getting laid off... —  read more 

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Post ID: @TFpcIdq

Storage Leader No More

Significant number of employees downsized due to continual challenges in the storage industry and attempts to transform into an IoT leader. According to Gartner's magic quadrant, Hitachi is no longer a leader in the storage world. So, declining... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Tt2y79s

Layoffs hit this week

Hearing the range is 600-800 range (rumor!) although nothing has been posted on the California WARN site yet (which only identifies those laid off in CA). As I understand it (but cannot confirm) is that part of the reason Hitachi Vantara layoffs give... —  read more 

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Post ID: @SrtVecg

Bellevue office closing

Here is the story of the Bellevue office closing where Lumada engineers were located: https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2018/03/06/hitachi-closes-bellevue-office-layoffs.html

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Post ID: @SgzyWSW

Massive layoffs planned for March

Massive layoffswill be coming in March in advance of the new fiscal year. The current rumour is that this will be the single largest layoff in company history. No group will be spared. Denver and Bellevue engineering offices are expected to be... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RXBFSx3

Hitachi Vantara Bellevue layoffs

Layoffs are starting today, February 7, 2018, in Bellevue, WA. Rumor is that Bellevue operation is being shut down. This was posted by somebody else in the other thread, but I was hoping more people will see it if I repost it. Can somebody tell me if... —  read more 

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Post ID: @REAJD6X

Hitachi Vantra Layoffs 2018

Just starting a master thread here on Hitachi Vantra Layoffs for 2018. I am assuming our folks from HDS page will start migrating here - there is a ton of posts there but given the name change and the integration that's going on right now, I think... —  read more 

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