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DDN is at the center of the next IT revolution. Drinking from a fire hose and loving it!

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at DDN Storage full-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Innovative, running at a hundred miles a minute, at the forefront of object technology and big data. Amazing customers doing things one can't even imagine using DDN's products. This company is on to something really big

Cons

Not a 9 to 5 place! If you are used to well defined structure and organization and lots of infrastructure to surround you, you will probably have a hard time

Advice to Management

Nurture your people. YOu are starting to do it, keep at it. You have some of the smartest people in the industry. Help them grow, empower them and you'll be amazed at the results

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Management sucks

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at DDN Storage full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Good coworkers Good work - life balance

    Cons

    Micro management. Lots of mistrust between managers and engineers. Very unprofessional attitude of some managers (it depends on who you get stuck with) No long term, short term concrete goals for the company, or individual Not much appreciation of work. Work as described during interview and in reality is miles apart.

    Advice to Management

    You need to start getting manager reviews from the employees.


  2. Helpful (4)

    Lost its focus, Challenging Outlook

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    Current Employee - Sales in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Sales in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at DDN Storage full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very good technology. They are strong systems integrators for HPC applications and parallel file systems.

    Cons

    Sales have stalled. The HPC market, which is so dependent on government funding is declining. The companies ability to penetrate more profitable, commercial markets has been unsuccessful. Rampant turnover leads to poor morale and declining customer satisfaction.

    Advice to Management

    Seek new management with growth potential. Develop a strategy and execute a plan. communicate more effectively. Focus on consistency!


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