Cloud infrastructure company VMware announced that it will cut 211 jobs at its Palo Alto headquarters, according to a document filed with the California Employment Development Department on Thursday, Jan. 30.
The layoffs reportedly are part of the company's "regular workforce rebalancing," VMware company spokesman Michael Thacker told the Silicon Valley Business Journal. The cuts include 10 executives and employees in its internet of things and edge computing divisions are among the 155 layoffs spanning different departments at its Palo Alto headquarters, plus another 56 remote workers who report to the Palo Alto office, according to the Business Journal.
Incorporated in 1998, VMware is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies Inc. It has approximately 22,900 full-time employees spread across offices in 21 countries around the world, according to the company's website.
The Palo Alto layoffs are expected to go into effect on April 1 or during the 14-day period beginning on that date, according to the notice filed with the state EDD.