The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Names Ipswitch a Winner of the Atlanta Metro Area 2017 Top Workplaces Award

3/28/17

Ipswitch®, the leader in easy to implement and administer file transfer and network management software, has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including alignment, execution and connection, to name a few.

“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest, and oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits,” says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there and the feeling that everyone is in it together. Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”

The honor recognizes Ipswitch’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. More than 2,500 companies were nominated or asked to participate in the 2017 Top Workplaces contest. The top 165 companies in three size categories — small (149 or fewer employees), midsize (150-499 employees) and large (more than 500 employees) — were awarded during a lively cocktail ceremony on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.

“The Ipswitch Alpharetta team has worked tirelessly to create a community that honors our customers, celebrates employees and connects in a meaningful way with the local community,” said Steven Rotman, Chief People Officer at Ipswitch. “As Ipswitch celebrates its 25th anniversary, we are proud of our achievements including being a socially responsible company through philanthropy and service. Being honored by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is a testament to the culture that we have created. Ipswitch now stands out in a crowded local field filled with start-ups, national organizations and deep-rooted institutions.” 

For more information on the Top Workplaces awards, visit:
http://www.topworkplaces.com/frontend.php/regional-lists.

About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.

About Ipswitch Alpharetta 
Located in Alpharetta, Ipswitch’s Georgia-based office is home to more than 55 employees, responsible for technical support as well as research and development for DevOps, software development, quality assurance (QA), UX and technical writing and product management. The office also includes human resources, IT and sales personnel. Ipswitch has had a presence in the Alpharetta area since 2000. Ipswitch Alpharetta earned a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Contact by email at alpharetta@ipswitch.com or phone at 770-663-0442.

About Ipswitch
Today’s hard-working IT teams are relied upon to manage increasing complexity and deliver near-zero downtime. Ipswitch IT and network management software helps them succeed by enabling secure control of business transactions, applications and infrastructure. Ipswitch software is powerful, flexible and easy to try, buy and use. The company’s software helps teams shine by delivering 24/7 performance and security across cloud, virtual and network environments. Ipswitch Unified Infrastructure and Applications Monitoring software provides end-to-end insight, is extremely flexible and simple to deploy. The company’s Information Security and Managed File Transfer solutions enable secure, automated and compliant business transactions and file transfers for millions of users. Ipswitch powers more than 150,000 networks spanning 168 countries, and is based in Lexington, Mass., with offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, please visit https://www.ipswitch.com/, or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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