IDG's Computerworld Names Connectria to 2015 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Marks the Second Consecutive Year Connectria Received This Distinction

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 23, 2015 – IDG's Computerworld announces Connectria as a 2015 Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation. Organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 22nd annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Computerworld for the second year in a row as a top 100 place to work in IT,” said Rich Waidmann, Connectria President and CEO. “We strive to provide an exceptional workplace for our valued employees, one that extends far beyond the typical compensation and benefit plans, including observance of our guiding principles and ensuring that our environment is and remains Jerk Free.”

Along with great compensation and a supportive culture, Connectria contributes to each employee’s 401K regardless of their participation. Additionally, the company provides a stocked kitchen, including free popcorn each Thursday and ice cream each Friday. Connectria employees enjoy fitness centers at multiple locations with free access to a personal trainer. The company financially supports employee participation in local charitable events, provides each employee an annual allowance for corporate logo apparel, and in the spirit of fun, raffles off tickets to St. Louis Cardinals and Blues games. Employees are invited to summer concerts and movies, an annual family picnic, as well as an annual holiday party. To mark milestones, birthdays and employment anniversaries are celebrated with monthly special events.

"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 of 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.”

About the 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 Connectria
Connectria Hosting provides award-winning cloud computing, managed hosting and custom managed hosting solutions for more than 1,000 customers in over 30 countries worldwide. We are experts in complex multi-vendor solutions, and we support the broadest range of technologies, managed services and security in the industry.

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.

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. 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 7.5 million monthly page views (Omniture, November 2014 - January 2015 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 of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at

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