Top 5 Cloud Companies to Work for in 2016

The issue of the best companies to work for has been at the forefront of employees and companies in recent years. Among all industries, cloud companies have become very attractive for employees to work for given their above average salaries, bonuses, and perks. In the case of the best cloud companies to work for in 2016, Forbes took the time to review cloud companies and rank them in this respect. The analysis was made after reviewing the latest list of the Computer Reseller News. Glassdoor, a site with a long list of companies and their corporate culture reviews was also taken into account.

Here is the ranking:

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  1.   Zerto

– Percentage of employees that would recommend it to a friend: 95%

– Percentage of employees that have a favorable view of the CEO: 100%

Zerto is a cloud replication and storage company that has a total of 13 awards since 2009, the year it was established. Its mission is to offer its clients bullet-proof replication and storage software that will reduce storage expenses and a simplified data retrieval process in case their data gets lots. The company has a Google-like corporate culture. Any of its +300 employees can easily contact management if they have new ideas they want to share.

  1.   FusionOps

– Percentage of employees that would recommend it to a friend: 92%

– Percentage of employees that have a favorable view of the CEO: 100%

FusionOps is a cloud software aimed at allowing its users to use data intelligently in order to improve their businesses’ supply chain process. This includes reducing costs and improving both working capital and profit margins. Perks and benefits it offers to its employees are health and dental insurance, performance bonuses, stock options, etc.  

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  1.   SumoLogic

– Percentage of employees that would recommend it to a friend: 91%

– Percentage of employees that have a favorable view of the CEO: 99%

SumoLogic is a cloud log data service company that allows its users to create, run, and keep their business’s apps safe. Work-life balance is importance at SumoLogic as long as results are achieved. Also, great career opportunities are available for employees who want to build their career in the company.

  1.   Google

– Percentage of employees that would recommend it to a friend: 91%

– Percentage of employees that have a favorable view of the CEO: 98%

Although it’s more known in the search engine and smartphone industries, Google also offers cloud infrastructure to businesses. Google perks include free meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner), on-site doctors, and hybrid car subsidies among others.

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  1.   AppDirect

– Percentage of employees that would recommend it to a friend: 91%

– Percentage of employees that have a favorable view of the CEO: 96%

AppDirect is one of the most popular, if not the most popular platform for selling cloud services. Perks and benefits include paternity benefits, work from home opportunities, etc.

As we have seen, there is a strong correlation between how employees like the company they work for and their perception of the CEO. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. These days, having an attractive corporate culture is one of the main concerns in the minds of CEOs. Thus, CEOs who encourage a corporate culture that provides employees with lots of benefits will consequentially result in employees been satisfied in their workplace as well as with the CEO – who was the one that promoted an amicable place to work in in the first place.  

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Jeremy Kaplan

A 50-something year old lifestyle, career, and education blogger based in Atlanta, Georgia. Years of experience in the office setting working with others and still loving it year-after-year.

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