“As a manager, there is no greater honor than learning that your employees truly appreciate their jobs,” said Tom Myers, General Manager and Vice President of Sales, Texas Region, ViaWest. “We’re thrilled to be named one of the Best Places to Work in Texas and look forward to continuing to foster an environment where our employees look forward to their work at ViaWest each day for years to come.”
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, systems, philosophies, practices and demographics. The second part, worth 75 percent of the total evaluation, consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores identified the top companies and the final rankings.
Created in 2006, the awards program is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Texas and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
ViaWest has eight data centers across Texas in Austin, Dallas and Richardson, with 60 employees across the Lone Star state. ViaWest employees receive one paid day per year to volunteer at a charity of their choice, which have included the National Autism Association, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, as well as the Special Olympics of Texas. The company also offers other benefits including personal development and health and wellness allowances.
The company operates 30 data centers across North America and is a leading Hybrid IT solutions provider offering cloud, colocation, compliance services and security solutions. Recognized as a trusted IT partner, ViaWest offers a comprehensive suite of data centers, all complemented by a broad range of managed services and an exceptional customer experience with 24x7 support. ViaWest data centers feature the latest in power delivery equipment, high efficiency cooling and a 100 percent uptime guarantee.
The list of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas and how they rank will be revealed at the Texas Association of Business (TAB) Best Companies to Work for in Texas Awards Dinner and Celebration on March 29 in Austin, Texas.
For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in Texas program, visit www.BestCompaniesTX.com.
About ViaWest ViaWest is a leading Hybrid IT solutions provider offering cloud, colocation, compliance services and security solutions, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shaw Communications, Inc. (NYSE: SJR). With more than 16 years of experience, 30 North American data centers and nine cloud nodes. ViaWest offers IT and infrastructure solutions that solve business challenges while balancing cost, scalability and security requirements. ViaWest delivers tailored solutions designed for maximum reliability and flexibility backed by our 100% uptime commitment.
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