Akamai is highest-ranking software company among region's largest employers
CAMBRIDGE, MA, – November 5, 2012 – Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, today announced that The Boston Globe has named it one of the "Top Places to Work, 2012" among Massachusetts businesses. Akamai ranked 14th among the area's largest employers and was the highest-ranking software company in the category.
Employees from Akamai's Cambridge, Mass. headquarters were among nearly 82,000 respondents to The Boston Globe survey, which measured more than 300 area organizations. The survey considered workplace practices in compensation, leadership, appreciation, career opportunities and management.
Akamai has also recently earned recognition as one of India's Best Companies to Work for 2012 by Great Place To Work Institute, and was named one of the Top 25 Companies for Career Opportunities in America by Glassdoor.
"We are honored to be included in The Boston Globe's list of top workplaces and to join such an esteemed group of companies from Massachusetts," said Robert Hughes, Executive Vice President at Akamai. "This recognition is a testament to our employees and our shared commitment to exceeding our customers' expectations, as well as our own."
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