All of the Symantec workforce is gone. Do not expect any replies. This forum is not monitored.... LMFAO
Year one after broadcom acquisition
VMware employee here. Am wondering what the first year after the acquisition was like for those who stayed? We’re promotions halted? We’re benefits the same or did they change? I imagine there was uncertainty and people leaving and layoff rings... — read more
A question for employees who worked for Symantec prior to Broadcom acquisition
As a VMware employee, I am quite disappointed and worried about the acquisition. I'm interested in your experiences when Broadcom acquired Symantec?
VMware next on hit list
RIP VMware … scan through this forum to understand what’s coming your way !
anyone still alive....
this board is dead...
How is ProxySG of Symantec currently doing since acquired by Broadcom?
Based on research and the data here, I understand that many ppl had to leave after Broadcom acquired Symantec due to the way Broadcom operates (Acquires and chops some from the acquired company) . Wanna know how are they doing now under Broadcom... — read more
New RIF at Broadcom - Need 50 or More Oregon Remote Employees, Should WARN Act be Triggered?
Half my team, including myself, were notified last week of the reduction in force (RIF) at Broadcom. The 3 of us are Oregon remote employees; our last day is this Friday. I'm trying to figure out how many other Oregon folks were hit by the latest... — read more
Under what conditions would you return to Symantec?
I heard some people were invited to come back. Do you know how many people were called back and who they were looking for? In the meantime, I found a job that I am not the most satisfied with, but I would never return here. I'm just wondering how... — read more
Glorius days are over!
I worked there for 5 years and ultimately laid off. the response ops and the folks used to work there were just amazing. They were the most skilled guys I have seen so far. but it has been taken over by India team now and mo--ns sits on the... — read more
SAS have had a lucky escape!
Another company BC would have ripped apart! https://www.wsj.com/articles/broadcom-no-longer-in-talks-to-buy-sas-institute-sources-say-11626212065
Broadcom layoff Warsaw coming ?
Are they going to totally close Warsaw by laying off most of Poland’s remote workers?
Is someone going to write a book about Symantec?
They should! You wouldn’t guess the ending!!
Realise this !!
If you are still with Symantec/ Broadcom either you are incompetent or just too lazy or probably looking forward to being laid off and retire. Everyone who mattered at Sym at the time of its acquisition has left including Art ! The company is... — read more
No news or gossips? What has happened?
Buddies in Symantec. How are you all doing?
Are things getting better?
More job postings, seems like more marketing, product releases? Or is this smoke and mirrors?
I've heard rumors there might be some cuts next month. Is this true?
What happened with distribution
It is clear they do not want customers which does not fall under the top 2000. They even stopped with Ingram Micro who especially supported the SMB/Midmarket customers. Had answers within few hours and still waiting now for a week on an answer since... — read more
No posts after the SED breakup?
We just got split into bite size chunks. No reactions, though. Did all of us find inner peace, at long last?
Find Your Inner Peace
Finding inner peace in the modern world is a significant challenge. Everything about modern society feels like an obstacle to experiencing peace of mind. But there are ways to find and maintain inner peace. If you are working 8 hours everyday, 5... — read more
It starts again
This was the day last year ! 8th Aug 2019
All hell broke loose when it was announced by that id–t CEO that Broadcom was acquiring Symantec. From that day on to this moment- it’s only been down hill for a company that once stood out and was an awesome place to work. After announcing the... — read more
What a Difference a Year Makes!
I'm sure it was about one year ago to the day when the official announcement was made that Broadcom would buy the enterprise security assets of Symantec. Little was known at the time as to what that would actually mean for thousands of employees... — read more
What’s left of Symantec?
All we keep reading is layoffs ? As a former employee of Sym it pains to see what’s become of this company! Greed of investor activists, apathy of senior leadership, lack of direction....what you are seeing is the end result . It won’t be long... — read more
Symantec was a great Company. broadcom destroyed everything. broadcom is not a company, they work more like an investment found. no ethics, no mission, only profit.
Symantec Services to HCL Enterprise Studio
Hello guys. Here a CA Services resource now in HCL ES. My recomendation-> If you have the option to go to another company, don´t think and go. CA Services was about 1000 resources. After 1 year in HCL we are now no more than 500 WW and every... — read more
Those who said Broadcom acquisition would be good for us...
I wonder if you still feel that way?
Symantec is dead
Just like this thread
EMEA sales will be outsourced
We heard EMEA Sales will be outsourced!
More layoffs coming
More to come. Getting thrown out in the cold with the virus.
Forbes: The Demise Of Symantec
https://www.forbes.com/sites/richardstiennon/2020/03/16/the-demise-of-symantec/#79c4a6755fc7 "Now that Symantec has effectively left the field which vendors are stepping in to fill its role? Cisco and Palo Alto Networks are the remaining large... — read more
NortonLifeLock jettisoned 59 jobs in Mountain View + https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/02/14/tech-job-cuts-totaling-1100-jolt-silicon-valley-east-bay/
Former Symantec CEO Greg Clark Selling $6.9M Home in S.F. Bay Area
TSA’s coming to an end
Official notification sent to all on TSA. The end is near ! Well ... FU BRCM
Broadcom is a fool’s paradise
If you consider working for Broadcom you need to get yourself treated for therapy . This company is so messed up internally- beyond imagination! Whomsoever they decide to acquire next ... Listen! They will cut the workforce to its bone . Do not... — read more
Broadcom- Symantec faces high employment attrition
The deserve this - remember they let go about 60% of the work force ! Now they are so messed up internally because whomsoever they decided to retain are jumping off the Broadcom boat !! Most are Waiting for the first vesting of shares to regain some... — read more
We are hiring in Warsaw. Layer 7 Support Engineers needed!
Broadcom Support Engineers are responsible for troubleshooting and resolving technical problems for Broadcom Enterprise Software customers for multiple solutions and underlying technologies using superior expertise in technical skills, guidance... — read more
Next TSA round of layoffs
Wednesday February 12th ! This could be the final finale. Broadcom has insists that they want to wind up TSA’s by February end.
Accenture to acquire Symantec Cyber Security Services from Broadcom
https://newsroom.accenture.com/news/accenture-to-acquire-symantecs-cyber-security-services-business-from-broadcom.htm There you go !
New Warsaw list: 12 souls now.
Broadcom replied the Union and announced that the list was reduced to 12 people. No names, no new details, but you can be sure they did that because people are leaving and they don't need to fire all them.
Customers are furious
Symantec ( Broadcom) customers are furious with the level of technical support they are receiving. The goodwill SYM earned has been thrown into the trash can in a matter of few months. It’s all a mess ! Employees in technical support too are fed up... — read more