The goal of our Foundry locations is to provide collaborative environments for the development of new technologies and products at a rapid pace. To achieve this, we followed three design principals:

  • There is no hierarchy – all the foundries have an open floor plan with no offices or cubicles
  • It is a multifunctional space – it conforms to what you need it to be
  • Everything is on wheels – the environment adapts to our employees’ needs instead the vice-versa

Plano Foundry Quick Facts:

  • The original Foundry opened in early 2011 and since then we’ve added 2 business units: Big Data and Emerging Business Markets
  • 1 of 5 Foundry locations around the world
  • Investors include: Ericsson, Amdocs, Cisco, Intel, ALU and Microsoft
  • Designed to encourage collaborative teamwork that allows for a faster pace of work
  • Projects include: Network architecture, big data analytics, software defined networking, the Internet of Things

I like the space because it’s flexible. We can change it according to our needs. We can make it kind of intimate or we can make it very traditional and formal.

Tracey Parrish, Sr. Marketing Manager

Get an inside look at some of the features making the Plano Foundry office a special place to work:

London Style Private Phone Booths

London style private phone booths.

Scooters

Scooters – for getting around the office in style.

Workplaces

Open, creative workspaces.

Teleconference

Telepresence systems – on wheels.

Charging stations

Digital meeting room booking!

Comfy Places to Work

Comfortable places to do your work.

Touchscreen and Whiteboard

24ft microtile wall that acts as a touchscreen and white board.

Kitchen

Employees hanging out in the Big Data kitchen.

Take a quick virtual tour of the Plano Foundry space:

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