Best Places to Work in IT 2014 Employer Profile

No. 26, Large


Palo Alto, Calif. [Pacific]

Why you want to work there

This Palo Alto, Calif.-based company, which develops software used to create and manage virtual machines, offers a full menu of benefits, from flexible vacation time to free snacks and a campus that features gathering spaces, onsite cafes and state-of-the-art gym facilities. Extracurricular activities include wellness fairs, fitness events, service learning fairs and weekly social gatherings. Members of VMware's IT team are encouraged to act as R&D pioneers who set the standards for customer solutions and work directly with customers to discuss best practices.

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Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 14,294

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 401

IT employee turnover in 2013: 10%

IT promotions in 2013: 16%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $6,802