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Just don't do it

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Former Employee - Senior UNIX Systems Administrator in Boca Raton, FL
Former Employee - Senior UNIX Systems Administrator in Boca Raton, FL

I worked at Verio

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Mostly stable, only 4 major layoffs in 15 years Punch the clock, keep your head down, and get paid Guaranteed bailout thanks to NTT

Cons

Puppet company controlled completely by NTT Not even lip service to "core" values Many positions simply rotated out every few years to Japan No quality in management or products

Advice to Management

Give people a reason to enjoy their work and maybe they'll make something worth selling

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  1. Generally good poeple on the front line of the business, dysfunctional Senior management, a lot of internal politics

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    Current Employee - Director of Channel Marketing in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Current Employee - Director of Channel Marketing in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO

    I have been working at Verio

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Financial backing of NTT and strong name recognition of NTT

    Cons

    Non-innovative Senior leadership team, company has been lagging the market for the past 10 years.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on making real improvements to the company, stop the politics! Provide clear vision and direction for the company and communicate that to everyone within the organization so they can align around a common goal. Improve the backend systems, products, and support quality, these issues continue to provide challenges for Verio to be competitive in the market.


  2. Started great, lost the vision

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Orem, UT
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Orem, UT

    I worked at Verio

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits (health, dental, vision, 401k, etc) Great vacation/sick allotment Very large company with deep pockets Local office coworker camaraderie Vast amounts of resources Access to great technology Great severance package

    Cons

    Vast political issues Lack of vision, especially by executives No longer a technology leader Basically a roll-up still looking for cohesion Very large company with thousands of employees - no loyalty to employees

    Advice to Management

    Please determine the strategy for Verio and stick with it


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