whole team is going under as some changes in leadership are expected. next week is going to be ugly. talks already started of Sofia,Bulgaria; Bangalore,India; Burlington, MA next up is palo alto
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Some might say VMware recognized the threat levied against them by public cloud far too late; similar to Cisco, VMware's core business is not aligned with customers who want to move workloads to public cloud providers. More public cloud workloads =... read more
Makes you wonder if VirtZilla is even relevant in today's day and age
Are you all prepared for the bloody Monday again. 1500 total RIF announced
Welcome to the great Vmware Layoff carnival, celebrated every year in the month of January, where competent engineers and managers who have groomed and nurtured teams are unceremoniously given the boot. Vmware believes in indiscriminately and... read more
Seems like today was business as usual in Palo Alto. Is this the calm before the storm, or are we out of the woods?
The death spiral continues..
Here we go
Layoffs happening in Cambridge as we speak. No one is safe . So ugly.
When will my job be safe? Never - never never! Right, that's our modern capitalism - that's probably why there are rumors about layoffs in Palo Alto.
I just got shown the door along(normal layoff) with some others in my team but I don't hear much from around the company. Is it just us?
Hello everyone. I'm a Software engineer with 3+ years full-time work experience in industry making 110k per year in base salary as of now. I interviewed at VMware for MTS position in Palo Alto recently and I got a verbal confirmation from the... read more
This site used to be reliable. In uncertain times it provided true answers and accurate information. Unfortunately this has turned into a pissing ground for either disgruntled employees or competition. -VMware has had its tough times. However Q2 has... read more
I just got offer though the package is not attempting. It basically just same as what I have earned in my current company. The rank is Staff I. Is there Staff II, III and until what next to Principle? I was surprised how the small the team (6 in PA 6... read more
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Joined as a contract employe. Worked for 1 year At the end of the year asked my manager for feedback and when ill be made permanent. The response i got was dont worry it will happen. My metrics were all upto the mark There were 4 ppl who joined with... read more
Had to write this since a long time. I had got the F out of VMware in 2014 after 10 yrs. 3 months after leaving, VMware starts to call me back, and i say NO. And then they start calling me once a week. Anyways at some point they offered me 45% more... read more
I recently overheard some senior directors for a list of under performers and overpaid employees. There are some closed doors meetings going on in Palo Alto. One reliable source said, "Engineering is going to be affected the most & talks of... read more
VMware (VMW) and EMC(EMC) are slimming down as they prepare for their impending acquisition by Dell, which has also been cutting costs. Many of the top execs are leaving Dell amidst the rumors of change in strategy and direction the group together... read more
The layoffs are/ may be company requirements for now based on business M&A etc. and hence revised needs to survive. But playing corporate politics and shaming and sacking so many respectable directors with unjustified reasons with some gossip mongers... read more
Product overlap reduction cost-cutting possibility could be top-of-mind post-acquisition http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/04/22/dell_looking_at_higher_debt_mountain_to_buy_emc/
Technology giant Intel announced April 19 it will fire 12,000 skilled U.S.-based professionals — after already swelling its workforce with 14,523 requests in Washington D.C. since 2010 for visas to import foreign professionals through the... read more
Major layoffs coming. Dell may be faced with paying “at least” ten percent interest in order to sell $9 billion worth of unsecured junk bonds in order to finance the takeover... read more
http://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/vmware-maintains-cork-growth-as-it-adds-40-jobs-1.2610526 Good news for the (terrible) Cark, Oireland office. Bad news for the customers who'll have to deal with them.
I heard there is a contract discrepancy between EMC 2004-2007 and VMware Canada Inc. 2007-2016. You may want to compare the 2 contracts...to see if the latter is valid.
Sanjay Mirchandani leaving VMware ?
vCAir made redundant their general business inside sales team. Not overly surprising considering the strategic plan released last quarter and the commitment to concentrate on Enterprise customers. 5 impacted.
while 800+ people were being laid off in January, many engineers were awarded $100K - $200K+ stocks within vsan, nsx, vrealize automation, vcloud air & more... What's the basis of this? Who decides all these things? and the reason given to laid off... read more
Just found out stock numbers for some of my vsan colleagues are 5-10x and comp numbers are +25% for same designation. Yes, we engineers can surely move to vsan and NSX but that is very telling of what upper management is doing to our core vsphere... read more