Vertical Communications

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    Small company that rewards hard-working and outside-the-box thinkers

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Vertical Communications full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Vertical is very flexible with work-life balance, allowing tried-and-true employees to work from home when needed, which is a big plus. Management recognizes top talent, it's just sometimes hard to hire more top talent to accomplish everything the company needs engineering to do.

    Cons

    Stock options aren't very valuable, no 401k matching, culture is old-school with high-wall cubes and a quiet atmosphere with minimal collaboration on a day-to-day basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The cost of better tools for engineering may be high, but considering engineers' time spent wasted because they don't have those tools is much higher - spring for high-end tools & services once in a while.

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Vertical Communications Awards & Accolades

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Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award, Communications Solutions, 2010
Frost & Sullivan 2012 North American SMB Unified Communications Competitive Strategy Leadership Award, Company website, 2012
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Website www.vertical.com
Headquarters Santa Clara, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1982
Type Company - Public (VRCC)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Cisco Systems, Siemens, Avaya

Vertical Communications hopes that Internet protocol telephony can keep its top line from going horizontal. The company focuses on its software-based phone systems which provide unified communications functions such as call control, message forwarding, e-mail integration, and call routing and screening. Its products also include applications for managing call center operations, including agent monitoring, coaching, and recording. Vertical targets operations with less than 1,000 employees in markets such as retail, financial services, health care, and education. It sells... More

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