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Dell Layoffs, VMware Remote Worker Pay Cuts: 7 Key Points
Here’s everything you need to know about the recent layoffs at Dell Technologies and employee salary cuts at VMware for remote workers.
Layoffs, Salary Cuts And Pay Freezes
Dell Technologies and VMware have made some difficult decisions recently relating to their global workforces of roughly 165,000 and 31,000, respectively.
Dell confirmed this week that it was laying off some employees, while at the same time VMware confirmed it will be reducing salaries for employees who choose to relocate and permanently work from home.
Round Rock, Texas-based Dell and Palo Alto, Calif.-based VMware have a unique and powerful partnership together. Dell owns a majority stake in VMware stemming from its $67 billion acquisition of EMC in 2016. The two companies have a tight technology partnership, solid channel go-to-market strategy and co-engineer several market leading products alongside each other. Dell Technologies’ CEO Michael Dell is also chairman of VMware.
Here are six things VMware and Dell partners and customers need to know about the two companies’ recent news impacting employees.