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Great company, until politics and take overs kicked in

Channel Marketing Manager (Former Employee)

Proscowboy club, great opportunities, liberty, flexibility and room to get things done. Great for engineers but also for sales & marketing.

Consmore and more politics over the years. difficulties to get things done on a local level, more and more sign offs and signatures needed at Corp level for local stuff. Less room to get things done and make a difference.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to what happens in the field and not only in the US, they’re the ones bringing in the money

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great technology, amazing talent pool, yet poor marketing

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Newark, CA

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


    Pros: Work life balance, company vision ahead of its time, opportunities… Cons: poor accountability, long project cycles, not enough killed deadwood projects Advice to Senior Management: Execs- heed what trench workers tell you. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    technical foresight with a business model that's less then ideal

    Senior Systems Engineer (Former Employee) New York, NY

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


    Pros: great engineering people, great minds, fun to work with and… Cons: quite a bit of organizational waste, lack of proper execution Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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