August 29, 2012
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 27 -- PEER 1 Hosting, a global leader in IT hosting, today announces its recognition as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.
“We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the most engaged workplaces,” said Sheila Bouman, Chief People and Performance Officer, PEER 1 Hosting. “Over the past 13 years we have worked hard to create a culture that upholds PEER 1 Hosting’s vision to create the most human experience on the web. This starts with a commitment to help our people be and do their best, at work and beyond. Passionate and engaged employees are the foundation of our culture and the key to our shared success.”
PEER 1 Hosting is an Internet technology company that looks beyond just the widgets of its operation and is 100 percent focused on what makes its people and customers thrive. With a focus on quality relationships and interactions, the company is committed to enabling each person to make a difference in the lives of their colleagues, customers and communities.
As a result, PEER 1 Hosting has grown year after year, expanded domestically and internationally, and has been recognized as a global industry leader in server and cloud hosting.
The Achievers 50 Most engaged Workplaces Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.
About PEER 1 Hosting
PEER 1 Hosting is one of the world's leading server and cloud hosting providers. The company is built on two obsessions: Ping & People. Ping, represents its commitment to best-in-breed technology, founded on a high performance 10Gbps FastFiber Network™ connected by 18 state-of-the-art datacenters, 22 points-of-presence and 10 colocation facilities throughout North America and Europe. People, represents its commitment to delivering outstanding customer service to its more than 12,000 customers worldwide, backed by a 100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support™. Info-Tech Research Group recently named PEER 1 Hosting as a "Champion" in its Canadian colocation and managed services Vendor Landscape report, recognizing the company's strength in product offerings and enterprise strategy in the global IT marketplace. PEER 1 Hosting's portfolio includes Managed Hosting, Dedicated Servers, Colocation and Cloud Services. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with European operations headquartered in Southampton, UK. PEER 1 Hosting shares are traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX. For more information visit: www.peer1.com.
Source: Peer 1
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