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"This is the greatest company in the exciting space of Big Data and Cloud!"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at DDN Storage full-time

Pros

Great coworkers, smart and passionate. Fast growth in a booming market. We solve the most amazing problems for our customers, from helping find new drugs to cure diseases, delivering services and movies into the cloud to millions of people, to predicting the weather, speeding up scientific discovery across many fields, making the world a better and safer place

Cons

We are adding many new people and offices in different cities and countries, keeping track of who does what is at times challenging

Advice to Management

Stay focused on the great market opportunity, and engage with employees to get very valuable feedback. The last few months have been great!

Other Employee Reviews for DDN Storage

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Not as fun as could be"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DDN Storage full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Home office and flexible schedule
    Still small and relatively easy to move sideways
    It's not a public company (even though a lot of rumors of being structured for a possible IPO soon).
    Focused product line
    Good talented people working in different areas of the company

    Cons

    Product is not attractive anymore, as used to be in the past. Lack of products and competitiveness
    Lack of people management. Managers are sometimes too technical and in most of the case doesn't really care about their employees in several aspects other than employee's job role.
    Management are too young and lack experience
    Some of Higher management (VP level) not qualified
    Decisions are taken in a very chaotic environment. Most of them leaded by incompetent higher management and unrealistic thoughts from people with none or few field experience
    Very low investment on labs and

    Advice to Management

    Look after your employees happiness. Make them proud and rate their effort and not only the results.
    Focus on the macro aspect of the business and empower the employees. Give them a chance to manage their business.
    Don't under estimate the competition and face the reality of not being the leader anymore.
    Learn with your competition and trust your employee's feedback.


  2. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Finance Intern in Chatsworth, CA
    Current Intern - Finance Intern in Chatsworth, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DDN Storage as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast pace, down to earth people, value engineers a lot

    Cons

    Finance function is a mess, currently in a trouble of implementing the new accounting information system

    Advice to Management

    Do not create layers as the company gets bigger

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