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CDNetworks Reviews

Updated November 7, 2014
Updated November 7, 2014
32 Reviews
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32 Reviews
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Friendly people and treated as a professional

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Programs Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing Programs Manager in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at CDNetworks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Treated as a professional - not micromanaged
    Competitive salary
    Results driven
    Focused on data
    Can come up with an idea and receive quick approval to move forward
    Everyone is super nice and friendly (no cliques)
    Free sodas
    Free snacks / bagels/ fruit every Friday
    Location next to 101
    Large parking lot

    Cons

    Older building
    No 401k match
    The office is frequently below standard room temperature

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Suggest implementation of 401k match to help attract top employees from other organizations

    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Don't believe everything you read...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CDNetworks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There are lots of bogus reviews from disgruntled (fired) employees who couldn't cut it here. These individuals submit bogus reviews (wrong title, etc) because this is their only recourse.

    Like any other place of employment, it is not perfect here, however it is not as dismal as it's portrayed by some of the reviewers. Do your research, talk to current employees,

    Cons

    Lack of strategic focus and direction.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 5 people found this helpful  

    Great start but disappointing ending.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at CDNetworks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Had some great, smart, fun people to work with. Had great potential to be a top global CDN.

    Cons

    Some of the top leadership lacking global business tactics, connections and a lot of politics inside the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Unfortunately, they're not there anymore

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Little boys and little girls!! The inmates are running the asylum!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA

    I worked at CDNetworks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Maybe the sodas and the good parking. near 101 and the San Jose airport.

    They need people so if you want a job and plan on leaving work here. Otherwise, understand that it will end badly.

    Cons

    Same story since 2007, wasted their money on weak Presidents and COOs, Their Current President has zero experience.

    No integrity.
    Don't want to pay sales people
    They keep spending money on Marketing but don't understand that it is netting nothing.
    Internal Korean politics
    Their customer base is from the companies they purchased

    It's amazing that so many people are suing both CDNW and the President, both the London office and US office. Search Santa Clara County Civil cases.... at least 9 on going now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    KDDI take over for the Koreans!! Boot all the executives out.....The current President and Vice Presidents are taking your money and blaming the employees. Stop the LAWSUITS and hope you can survive the industry. Your President is an idiot with no experience. Pay your employess onetime and don't lie to them.

    Bring some experts in to fix the problems....

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Insecure and Rudderless Leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President of Sales, Global in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Vice President of Sales, Global in San Jose, CA

    I worked at CDNetworks full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to make an impact as a full service Global CDN

    Cons

    Leadership that steals ideas and attempts to manage up to the parent company KDDI. There original goal was to only sell to manufacturing plants and "Login pages". They pushed or let the real "Sales & Marketing" personnel go as soon as they got their current strategies of “Luxury brands, Mature global CDN including China” from them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't mislead your new hires... don't blame others when you can't succeed yourself! --- When you climb the corporate ladder, be weary of who you "step" on because you will see them on your way down. Tell the truth to your new employees...don't mislead you new sales and marketing teams...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Abysmal

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CDNetworks

    Pros

    Ping pong, soda and coffee.

    Cons

    Poor management. Reprimands wrong people for failure. No changes to prevent future problems. Unfair compensation. Commissions stolen. Poor Cdn service. Support stalls customers since the delivery team isn't there and if they are, they don't actually help support. No training whatsoever. Racial preferences. If you aren't customer service or sales, you're probably Korean. Sales cave to customers, fake a problem and demand free service.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a good lawyer.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 4 people found this helpful  

    Change in management staff and then in ownership.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Finance in San Jose, CA

    I worked at CDNetworks full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Ability to act globally. Software industry with potential.

    Cons

    Weak versus competition. Large investment required to make it competitive. Split business structure based on geography.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 3 people found this helpful  

    Very Chaotic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at CDNetworks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You can get your things done

    Cons

    The thing you got done might not make it to production

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change with the times

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Archaic management style - poor services

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at CDNetworks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Clean bathrooms, close to 101

    Cons

    Almost everything is awfull in that place but the worst is the lazzy executive management busy playing political games.
    Poor consideration for employees, no innovation at all and managers that have never managed before telling you how to do your job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leave or learn to interact with people, customers included

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 3 people found this helpful  

    Software Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at CDNetworks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Personal growth and time-off policies.

    Cons

    Low respect to employee, poor management leadership and horrible benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good luck

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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