Thread regarding Juniper Networks Inc. layoffs

Who Got Laid Off This Week?....

I read on another forum that the VP of Professional Services got laid off.

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I have to admit, that the Armageddon of 15-18% layoffs some reported here was overblown.

No news about it anywhere and this board hasn't reported in a way that would happen with a huge layoff.

Rolling layoffs are a scheme at Juniper, so I wouldn't be surprised with more layoffs every Tuesday until earnings.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-3wzn

It's horrible to see anyone let go... Under any circumstances.

Please support them by keeping in touch, helping them find jobs (by writing linkedin reviews), contacting them to provide support and encouragement... Not just today, but into the future, at least until they land somewhere.

Thank you all.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2ehn

ATAC security (IDP, secreenOS, sky ATP) and one of the Solutions team that handle Northstar, wandl, contrail sky Enterprise etc... Merged and about 15% of the team was let go. All American citizens at that. ATAC SRX Survived only because the heads they needed to lay off agreed to be repositioned within TAC. Switching TAC was not affected. AFAIK neither was MX/Routing teams.

Management of Americas POC lab and Demo pool was laid as well as some employees under them leaving only 2 left for the Americas demo pool. Not sure about POC lab head count. Perhaps a merge of the two groups will happen. This is how it was about 11 years back. Some of what used to be called CSIM was also affected.

Sad day for all.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2chr

@X8LTIqU-2tek is this the lab run by KA ?

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2yth

It definitely didn't seem like a broad company wide layoff. Seeems targeted at specific groups. There will always be a few people affected in groups that are not targeted because managers use layoffs to push out people they don't like. It's much easier than doing the long PIP thing to push someone out. In Sunnyvale it doesn't seem that engineering was touched. Although there were reports of impact to the ASIC group in Westford the ASIC team in Sunnyvale doesn't seem to be impacted at all. In fact I don't think anyone in Sunnyvale engineering (HW and SW) even knew there was a layoff in progress. It was pretty much business as usual. My guess is that this will be another stealth layoff. There are no all hands meetings scheduled to address this. My guess is that there will be some mass email sent out later this week saying how it was a very difficult but necessary action, all affected are well taken care of, and JNPR has a bright future ahead.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2ang

The entire OpenLab globally. Not Good since we advertise this heavily.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2tek

This time around it was more of hype , find the dude who was claiming 15% reduction.

Very insignificant cuts this time , don’t know the numbers but I think it will be no more than 1-2%

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2cnd

me, from GTM....

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2yla

Trimming down for quite some quarters now, does this lead to Sale of jnpr?, any short term swing trade opportunity guys?

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2hyi

APAC quite a lot of folks got laid off

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-2ixx

Couple of guys in PS AMER that I know of

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1ofc

me :(

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1div

EMEA hit hard too,Services,Customer Services,Sales and SE’s affected.Final numbers not known.A bad bad day at Juniper,one that will not be forgotten.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1vsb

Confirmed layoffs happening starting today with my director here in Herndon. Some senior SEs and consulting engineers affected.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1ktn

The 70% of IT Dept that will get an offer letter

from IBM for March will be valid for 1 year.

Guess what happens 1 week later?....

They get invited not to come to work anymore?

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1ljx

The 70% of IT Dept that will get an offer letter from IBM for March will be valid for 1 year.

Guess what happens 1 week later?....

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1yrl

Yes. Sunnyvale.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1xvb

ASIC team in Sunnyvale?

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1awu

It's daylight in other parts of the world.

Per another forum:

1.) EMEA theatre Sales got hit.

2.) Entire ASIC team impacted.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1ukc

Have the layoffs started in the he east coast?

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-1jez

I hope I get laid off. I am leaving in 2 weeks anyway.

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-jxe

What's the other forum? Yes this is true, btw. Layoffs start tomorrow (Jan 16)....

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Post ID: @X8LTIqU-eyq

If this is true then there shouldn't be a surprise that Leadership is taking this action as that group has been bleeding red for the looongest time. The group is also really spread out and meandering in no specific direction to provide results.

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