Computerworld Names Connectria to 2017 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Marks the Fourth Consecutive Year Connectria has Received this Honor

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 13, 2017 – Connectria Hosting, a global cloud services provider and founder of the No Jerks Allowed® movement, announced today that it has been named IDG’s Computerworld 2017 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. This is the fourth consecutive year Connectria has been named a Computerworld Best Place to Work in IT.

“To be consistently ranked by Computerworld as a Best Place to Work in IT is a tribute to our employees,” said Rich Waidmann, Connectria President and CEO. “Though the many company benefits and perks are well-appreciated, it’s the commitment, spirit of collaboration and mutual respect among our colleagues that make Connectria a great place to work. Our company embraces its “No Jerks Allowed” culture and we are extremely proud of the high employee retention we experience year after year, particularly within the competitive cloud computing industry.”

“As technology moves to the strategic center of every business, the ability of the enterprise to attract and retain skilled IT talent has become critically important,” says Ken Mingis, executive editor of Computerworld. “The 100 organizations on our 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list keep their tech employees happy and engaged by offering generous salaries, top-notch benefits, continuous training, and access to cutting-edge technologies. In empowering their tech workforce, these firms gain competitive advantage, and we applaud them for their achievements.”

Connectria’s 2017 Best Places to Work in IT listing can be found at:

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About the Computerworld
Computerworld from IDG is the leading technology media brand helping senior IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (, focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.2 million monthly page views (Omniture, January 2016 – March 2016 average) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary IDG. Company information is available at

About Connectria
Since 1996, Connectria has provided award-winning cloud hosting, remote monitoring and cloud security for more than 1,000 customers in over 30 countries worldwide. At the core of Connectria is our No Jerks Allowed® company philosophy. As The Jerk Free Company®, we've established a unique culture where every individual goes "the extra mile" to take care of our customers. Being The Jerk Free Company® extends beyond our people too. We make it easy to do business with us through flexible terms, scalable solutions and straight-forward pricing to serve the hosting needs of large and small organizations alike.