DataDirect Networks

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Successful inspite of themselves (Sr. Management)

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales Representative
Former Employee - Sales Representative

Pros

Dedicated employees
Good technology - once it has been truly tested
Solid Support Staff, both pre sales and post sales

Cons

Rush to get technology out
Sr. management screamer mindset
Co Founder has helicopter appointment mindset - Of course they want to see me, I'm here
Sales management and Corporate Communications reloving door (3 bosses in 9 months)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Let the staff do their jobs, it's not just all about the co-founders
Let your managers manage and stop rewarding the one who complains the loudest
Honor your commitments

Doesn't Recommend

Other reviews for DataDirect Networks

  1.  

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

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

    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 ManagementAdvice

    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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Huge Potential but needs Vision

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

    Pros

    Great Technology, great people and management in the field.
    Great can do, execution environment.
    Amazing customers and references.

    Cons

    Founders, company values. All foot soldiers and generals and expendable.
    It's all about the $ today. Never Strategic. No Partner system.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Integrity, honesty should be the two factors you live by

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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