People are you kidding me? The one guy that cared about this place? It’s like we are trying to fail!!
Topics regarding layoffs at Sungard Availability Services
This should not come as a surprise to anyone who has been there for a while. If you are lucky enough to get your name called at the next round of cuts, take the money and run as the severance packages will start to shrink more and more. Also... — read more
Yes my friends November we will have lots of layoffs. DCO/RSOPS. Company is doing so good we need to cut cut cut.
Would really like someone, anyone, try to explain the differentiation SG brings to what is essentially an out of the box solution from Dell. Are we back to trying to secure 30% margin on someone else’s service offerings again ! Oh wait. Colo... — read more
Actions coming but when
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Where's OPG? Isn't this new and exciting? Isn't this going to right the ship? Maybe if the whole team wasn't outsourced. Maybe. The real question is: Why would anyone trust Sungard to manage their cloud infrastructure?
I'm guessing so since there have been moves in the PODS. Is it CR or PUNE or US or all three. Keep your head up and watch out.
No one likes working here anymore. Stop trolling us on a layoff site.
To all those that question my employment... Yes I am still here. To all those that question my outlook... Yes I am still positive. To all those that question my commitment... Yes I am still committed 100%. My Employment: I work for a firm that... — read more
Maybe he’s come to his senses? Maybe he’s embarrassed he defended such a pathetic company for so long?
It was terrible when I left 2 years ago ... can’t imagine what it’s like now ... what kind of Positive BS are they trying to spin these days?
I'm no longer with SGAS, but was there for a long long time. Did layoffs happen in UK? Just wondering cuz I thought UK was the one bright spot and heard they might be spun off at some point. Thx.
Somebody mentioned June layoffs, are they supposed to start this week or sometime later in the month?
As we bid farewell to our colleagues who were pushed in May, it is worth serious consideration as to which names will be pulled from the hat as of next week. Could be any one of us.
Sungard is so badly mismanaged that a complete crash is inevitable. COVID-19 just hastened us on our way to that point. But the management is sure using it as an excuse to justify the poor state of the company - as if everything is the pandemic's... — read more
401 employee match to 50% - oh well at least it's not Zero. And for those of you sitting on the sideline asking why we don't leave and cut our losses...would you leave in the current state the economy is in? Besides they said they will revisit these... — read more
Anyone tired of these BS “partnerships” that go nowhere? Come up with ideas on your own for Godsakes!
He was brought in less than 1 year ago, now he's gone. Anyone know the inside scoop as to why a high-ranking sales and marketing executive like BC left? Or did he get fed up with the losing proposition called "Sungard Availability Services"?
Does anyone know what the Unitas deal means in the long run?
Looks like pre-sales support but I am sure they'll come for network as well.
After last week, I wouldn't be surprised to see a continuation. I haven't heard of any cuts yesterday, but Monday is rarely a day for layoffs.
One thing you can bet your last buck on is that irrespective of the global concerns around pandemics and economic downturn and social upheaval, SG will be steadfast in its plan to get rid of people. Exits throughout May and into June to adjust the... — read more
With covid-19 happening and customers/prospects budgets frozen, what’s the rest of the year look like for the business?
Hahaha nice excuse! Will the C-levels still get their annual bonuses and increases?
I hope you are safe, healthy and with your loved ones. Hopefully you are not cowering behind a mountain of toilet roll and baked beans whilst being fed the tales of Armageddon from the various news channels. But on a serious note, recent very... — read more
I'm wondering if the company could not turn around its sales performance in one of the best macro economic periods in decades, how are we going to turn it around in a downturn? Thoughts?
Funny how many posts there are that call employees disloyal, negative or out of touch on a website focusing on layoffs! Give me a break! The fact that the company spends money on this team that adds no value to this death spiral shows why the... — read more
Typically take effect 4/1. Are they going to address the issue or just hope that everyone glosses over it?
If you have nothing good to say, say nothing at all. That is the truth. Employees are being misled so that management can hold on to competent employees before they run out of cash. Has anyone looked at how many people are leaving in the... — read more
By now we should all know the vision of our leadership... It's one that changes who we will be while embracing who we were. Its one that revitalizes our position in the market place while maintaining our value to our legacy customers. Its one... — read more
Any word on rasies? Supposed to be in first check in April.
New leadership team are either setting up the books for a sale, or they have been infected with some bizarre brain disease. Customers are deeply unhappy and voice their concerns to their utterly exhausted Service Delivery Managers. Message from the... — read more
If you get an interview at SunGard, ask this one question: what are my prospects for career advancement? Answer: zero. If you want to have a job for 6 to 12 months (tops) and then be sacked with no warning, then this is the place for you.
There were more layoffs yesterday and I'm assuming this week is not done (although I might be wrong.) This round wasn't in the U.S. but that doesn't mean anything these days - I wouldn't be surprised if it spilled over here once again. I'm... — read more
The company who invented Disaster Recovery may have new executive leadership and investors, but it's long-term prospects for keeping the lights on are grim. Everyone is being sold on a "Cloud Connected Highly Available Infrastructure" pitch. But... — read more