IDG’s Computerworld Names SimpliVity to 2015 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology
SimpliVity included on list for 3rd consecutive year
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – July 1, 2015 – SimpliVity the leader in hyperconverged infrastructure for IT, today announced it has been named a 2015 Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation, by IDG’s Computerworld. SimpliVity has been honored with this award for the past three years, while at the same time experiencing hyper-growth as an organization.
The company, which launched its pioneering hyperconverged infrastructure in 2013, grew its employee base nearly 270% to more than 400 employees in 2014. This year, the company has added more than 100 jobs since the beginning of the year and continues to grow rapidly. It’s no surprise, SimpliVity requires a top-notch IT team to support the business, and continues to seek out the best talent. For a list of open positions, please visit the SimpliVity career page.
“Our employees are the heartbeat of this company and we cannot thank them enough for their hard work and commitment to this organization,” said Randi Nichols, vice president, human resources, SimpliVity. “Massachusetts is home to some of the best technology companies in the country, and we are proud to have such a high caliber of professionals on our team continuing to drive amazing results year after year.”
“The 100 organizations on Computerworld’s 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly-skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage,” says Scot Finnie, editor in chief, Computerworld. “In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams’ engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies. As a result, these winning organizations are best positioned to take advantage of the digital transformation sweeping through every industry.”
Organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 22nd annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.
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About Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
About SimpliVity Corporation
Founded with a mission to simplify IT, SimpliVity is a pioneer in the hyperconverged infrastructure market, disrupting the status quo of complex and cumbersome legacy IT systems. SimpliVity’s hyperconverged IT platform delivers enterprise-class performance and availability that today’s IT leaders require, with the cloud economics their business demands. No other company has taken on the mega task of assimilating all IT elements below the hypervisor (8-12 disparate functions) into a simple 2U building block of x86 sharable resources to deliver unmatched IT simplicity, operational efficiency, and 3x TCO savings. The company’s unique data virtualization architecture improves performance, protection and data efficiency, while also enabling global unified management from a single console. SimpliVity has revolutionized IT systems for hundreds of enterprises around the world. Headquartered in Westborough, Mass., the company has raised more than $276 million in venture capital and employs more than 500 worldwide. SimpliVity’s business model is 100 percent indirect, and its solutions and professional services are available worldwide through its network of resellers and distributors. For more information, visit http://www.simplivity.com.