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Overall a great place to work

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Former Employee - Account Executive  in  San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Freedom to over achieve and manage your business

Cons

Very matrixed and at times not Partner focused

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Diversify products and services

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Test Engineer

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    Former Employee - Test Engineer  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good place o work in a private offcie

    Cons

    company lack of foreseeing the future of company products

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do not stick products in a narrow market

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Sun was a great and innovative company that suffered from poor senior management

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Cooperation and passion of other employees. Product set and engineering. Ability to move around the company

    Cons

    Poor upper management. Inability to change business model over time. Missed monetizing assets.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    look outside the company for new and better talent

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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