Company recognized as a Top 150 national workplace in largest survey of American workers of its kind
CAMBRIDGE, MA – January 31, 2013 – Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM, news, filings), the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, today announced that it has been named one of America’s Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. Akamai was ranked among the top 150 national workplaces from a list of over 870 organizations that participated in regional top workplace programs and that have more than 1,000 employees nationwide.
The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by feedback gathered through an objective employee survey. The survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, the leading on-demand employee survey provider, in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers. Akamai participated in The Boston Globe’s Top Workplaces 2012 program, and was named one of the “Top Places to Work, 2012” among Massachusetts businesses. Akamai ranked 14th among Massachusetts’ largest employers and was the highest-ranking software company in the category.
The WorkplaceDynamics survey uses a proprietary set of 22 questions to rank companies. The survey data showed that employees most want to work at companies with high levels of organizational health. Companies that set a clear direction for their future; execute well; and bring real meaning to work are the healthiest, according to WorkplaceDynamics.
Details about the National Top Workplaces, a full list of the Top 150 companies, the survey methodology, and factors that drive organizational health are available at www.topworkplaces.com.
Akamai has also recently earned recognition as one of India’s Best Companies to Work for 2012 by Great Place To Work Institute, and has been named one of the Best Places to Work 2013 and Top 25 Companies for Career Opportunities in America by Glassdoor.
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Founded in 2006, WorkplaceDynamics is the fastest-growing employee survey provider in the United States. Based on their “on-demand” employee survey, last year they surveyed more than 5,000 organizations, polled 1.7 million people and handled over a million employee responses.
Akamai® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. At the core of the Company’s solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.