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Falconstor...Not Enterprise ready. Great ideas, poor follow through

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Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Melville, NY
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Melville, NY

I worked at FalconStor

Pros

Competive pay structure for engineers in a down market. For smaller companies that have fewer requirements and would prefer to have the vendor configure everything, a portion of their software offerings would work well (VLT). Developing some interesting products. Very aggresive sales force.

Cons

Falsonstor needs better upper management; most have an engineering background and have little management/executive experience. Plain and simply put, management doesn't understand the enterprise customer. The company is having problems establishing and maintaining a foothold in the enterprise space...plagued with constant software problems. Most of the enterprise customers they have had over the last five years are moving to other vendors due to having suffered multiple failures or major outages resulting in data loss. There is little to no documentation available to distribute covering best-practices and deployment strategies. Documentation is only created upon request. Employees are not provided enough information and direction to have a chance to succeed

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Treat people with a little more respect. Honor is more than a word thrown out in a conversation, there is a deeper meaning. Underhanded management and sales practices never lend themselves to succeeding in the marketspace. Customers are smarter then that and should be treated as such.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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    Unemployment is better than working at FalconStor

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Sales Director  in  Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at FalconStor

    Pros

    Because your unemployment has run out

    Cons

    in my opihnion they do not treat peoplee with respect, they are more interested in the short term gain than the long term gain

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should look at the big picture not the transaction, you will keep your custoemrs longer. Stop selling stuff that does not worf

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    New management, new challenges...

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer

    I have been working at FalconStor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    New management team is doing well so far

    Cons

    High work load during the last years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep focus on customers needs and employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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