Award recognizes ViaWest’s Inspiring Corporate Culture and Commitment to EmployeesSALT LAKE CITY — Dec. 13, 2016 — ViaWest has been selected as one of Utah’s Best Companies to Work For in 2016 by Utah Business magazine. The company was recognized at an awards ceremony and luncheon held Dec. 8 and will be featured in Utah Business magazine’s December edition.
Chosen among an elite group of companies whose employees are happy, engaged and pleased with their company’s benefits and culture, the award validates the dedication that ViaWest shows toward the well-being of its employees. Utah Business magazine completed a rigorous examination of workplace elements at ViaWest, including benefits and pay, growth opportunities, corporate culture and employee pride, fairness and internal communication.
“ViaWest has the best employees in the field and they are our greatest asset,” said Alex Gerrard, Vice President of Sales for the Western region. “We are honored that Utah Business magazine has recognized our commitment toward building an exceptional workplace environment for our employees.”
ViaWest is headquartered in Colorado and operates seven data centers across Utah. It employs more than 60 and serves hundreds of businesses in the state. The company offers numerous programs, perks and benefits to help engage, develop and support its employees, including among others: personal development reimbursement; innovation days; paid community involvement time; group volunteerism opportunities; continuing education and project-based learning programs; and a competitive benefits package.
ViaWest is an active participant in the local community and proudly sponsors United Way of Salt Lake. Also, ViaWest employees support local schools and organizations such as Primary Children’s Medical Center, The Road Home, United Angels Foundation and Utah County Search and Rescue. ViaWest is an active participant in several local industry organizations and societies, including the National Center for Women & Information Technology and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and it provides board leadership support for the Utah Technology Council and the Association of Information management.
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 17 years of experience, 30 North American data centers and multiple 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.