Sun Microsystems
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www.sun.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work!

Product Marketing & Sales Enablement (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

Pros1) You get to work with great people.
2) All the managers I had were wonderful to work with.
3) There was lots of opportunity for growth.

Cons1) Lots of "silos."
2) There were so many reorganizations that it was difficult to get momentum and traction on projects.
3) There seemed to be a lot of "make work" projects that were a waste of time.

Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop a strategic plan and stick to it!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lucky Twice

    Engagement Architect (Former Employee)
    Bellevue, WA

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


    Pros: Brilliant assembly of technologists supported by an Systems Engineering group… Cons: They were acquired by Oracle, who now are hiring to address hardware support, as they have traditionally… Advice to Senior Management: Maintain the company culture of the former (early) Sun Microsystems… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A great company that was

    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Newark, CA

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


    Pros: Great products, great people, great vision. This company lived cloud computing before… Cons: Failed to monetize the great ideas, ranging from Java to utility computing. Somewhere along the line,… Advice to Senior Management: Probably too late... Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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