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Great while it lasted!

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Sun Microsystems

Pros

Lots of talented people. Great flex time.

Cons

After 2009, the bureaucracy took over and it started to implode.

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    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Has a lot of talent.

    Cons

    Business model missed LAMP and Web 2.0.

  2. Great place to work, great people

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    Former Contractor - Contractor in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Contractor - Contractor in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems as a contractor (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work, great people. Allowed to get things done without asking for permission all the time. Very supportive work environment and opportunities. Loved the underdog, kickass attitude people had in general that I worked with.

    Cons

    Did seem like more money was thrown after bad regarding ailing marketing programs. Why not just spend money where things were truly generating some return? This seemed maginified just before the takeover from Oracle.

    Advice to Management

    All history now since Sun was acquired by Oracle.

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