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

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Technical Consultant (Former Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsCollegiality of Employees, good upside salary potential.

ConsUnreasonable expectations particularly when business went sour. No shared sacrifice

Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management lacked vision. Hardware is commodity. Software and services, as evidenced by recent history, is the area where companies can profit and grow.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Amazing run...

Sales Manager (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

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


Pros: There were amazing people that worked at Sun over the years. Really enjoyed my time there. The integrity… Cons: Politics were apparent, but it's tough not to have that in any… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

 

Life at Sun was a blast! Good people, many lessons to learn. Scott was the best, bar none.

Administrative Assistant (Former Employee)
Mountain View, CA

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


Pros: In the early years it was a lot of hard work, but also so much fun. … Cons: By and large the planets could have been a good thing, however it fell apart. Egos somehow always get in the way, folks somehow… Advice to Senior Management: This would be a general statement to any corporate entity: HR is for management and not for the employees. Too bad. HR… More

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