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A great ride with smart co-workers, great partners and wonderful customers

Business Development Manager (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

ProsBig Vision
Innovation
Terrific people
Great customers
Global sales theatre
Many opportunities for advancement

ConsBoD Negligence
Short attention span of management

Advice to Senior ManagementNeeded to place greater value on business application of tech than pure technology

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Partnerships (Former Employee) Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Terrific culture with lots of autonomy and investment in R&D. Very Global company with strong ties and relationships… Cons: Leadership lost its way. There was no real line of succession and ability to iterate and move forward quickly.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Enjoyed the time there

    Sales Engineer (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Tech savvy, good people. Extremely entrepreneurial which is good… Cons: Decision making was too distributed. There were always a number of "chiefs" who… Advice to Senior Management: Better luck next time. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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