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Aerohive Networks Reviews

Updated 16 Jul 2019

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Aerohive Networks CEO David Flynn
David Flynn
107 Ratings
Pros
  • "Company struggled a bit, but has fresh direction for products and hired great people to move things forward(in 9 reviews)

  • "Flexible work arrangement, freedom to work on and propose projects(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Company wouldn't put value on stock options, and said only "we won't have a reverse split before IPO(in 5 reviews)

  • "The majority of Aerohive's board of directors is composed of current employees(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great product, Great team, but management issues"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aerohive Networks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The technical solution is awesome, and is still disruptive compared to competitors. During the last few years, many new products were added to the portfolio and Aerohive now has a complete access networking offer.

    Cons

    During the last couple years, the management focused on investors happiness, and broke the Aerohive team spirit we used to have. They also increased quota so they are no more achievable...

    Aerohive Networks2019-07-16
  2. Helpful (3)

    "This is a very special company"

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    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Aerohive Networks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Not much, except some very nice co-workers.

    Cons

    Please see those negative reviews posted before. They are all true. It is toxic working environment.

    Aerohive Networks2019-07-09
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Love the direction we are headed"

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    Current Employee - Marketing in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aerohive Networks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company struggled a bit, but has fresh direction for products and hired great people to move things forward. Management connects with and motivates the people, which is refreshing. Co-workers are wonderful to work with. Benefits are good too. Overall, I would reapply to join.

    Cons

    A bit more cross pollination would be nice to see what others are doing or to fable in other areas. MBOs get paid out every six months, causing turnover twice a year which is disruptive to work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going with SaaS model. HiveManger is so much better than competition.

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-15
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great place, great work environment, fast moving"

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    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aerohive Networks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work environment, Comps', Tech, management.

    Cons

    suffer from bad bad rep' due to earlier years

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-07
  5. Helpful (1)

    "5 year perspective on Aerohive"

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    Current Employee - Technical Marketing Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aerohive Networks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people. Small tight teams that work well together. Plenty of fun projects to work on. I definitely feel like i make a difference. Flexible hours. Never have any problem when i need to focus on personal time or issues.

    Cons

    Aerohive moves exceptionally fast and it can be overwhelming sometimes for some people. I personally like this, but for some, I know this can be tough.

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-07
  6. "Undervalued"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aerohive Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Freedom / No Micromanagement - Great Management Platform / Product

    Cons

    - Slow Growth - Low Stock - U.S. underperforming - No Employee appreciation

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-09
  7. "Good company with good people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aerohive Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun environment with great people working hard to get the job done. Exciting technology with a ton of innovation. Fun perks like bagel/doughnut Fridays, fresh fruit on Tuesdays/Thursdays, onsite gym, onsite massages, fully stocked kitchen, etc.. Dog friendly office! Good benefits including Kaiser Flexible work schedule, family friendly.

    Cons

    Some bad apples who resist change. Disappointing stock price.

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-02
  8. Helpful (5)

    "Sell the company"

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    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aerohive Networks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some friendly colleagues and interesting people

    Cons

    The company has not been able to meet commitments for many quarter. Recently there was shake up in sales team and this is the solution every time when they are not able to sell . Most of engineering leadership team has no vision and execution style. Promotion is a joke and have not seen any engineer promoted soon. Don’t join here. And waste time. Tell me last time you had a open conversation. Worst quote I have seenhere...

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    Advice to Management

    Stop saying samething all hands

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-16
  9. Helpful (3)

    "Steer Clear of Aerhohive"

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    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aerohive Networks full-time

    Pros

    Worked for Aerohive for almost 4 years. Company has nice new headquarters, nice snack room, SaaS Model, good ESPP program.

    Cons

    Leadership that is outright dysfunctional. Lots of infighting among Execs all more worried about their fiefdoms than the business. Culture is of not taking accountability in general and beating down others to try to mitigate ownership of their responsibilities. High producers in sales are let go based on manager whims. Turnover is rampant - some high OTE's stay in positions for a few months and are either let go...

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    Advice to Management

    Since there is little chance AH will gain market share with current management and Board, sell the company and/or assets. CXO's should retire and promise never to auger a company into the ground again like they have with AH Networks.

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-14
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Terrible leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aerohive Networks

    Pros

    Unlimited PTO policy (if you use it we'll) Dog friendly office

    Cons

    Managers let bad employees stay too long and drive out good employees by overloading them. HR also does a bad job of finding quality talent. They just look for candidates who have big company experience in the valley. Company is also funding new projects by cutting jobs or not back filling employees who leave. This has led to a huge decline in morale. The company sales strategy is a fat 0 as the company fails to hit...

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    Advice to Management

    Change your old school mentality or just slowly continue to fail

    Aerohive Networks2019-05-08
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