DENVER—June 02, 2016—The Business Intelligence Group today announced that it has named ViaWest a Best Place to Work in its inaugural business award competition. The organization sought to identify companies that are actively working to improve their business performance by challenging employees and creating environments that make work fun and engaging.

“We know that keeping our team happy and motivated translates to a better environment, superior results and more wins for our clients,” said ViaWest CEO Nancy Phillips. “It’s an honor to be a part of an organization where our colleagues think so highly of their work and jobs. We’re excited to be named a Best Place to Work and will continue to encourage an environment where our employees look forward to coming in to work every day.”

With a focus on innovation and flexibility, ViaWest delivers best-in-class Hybrid IT Solutions to its clients while promoting a healthy and happy workforce. Employees are encouraged to be entrepreneurial through quarterly “Innovation Days,” employee development benefits and challenging work that supports businesses making a real difference in the world. The ViaWest team also enjoys unique perks such as paid leave for volunteer work and opportunities to learn new skills outside the office such as snowboarding, cooking or skydiving.

Researchers, including Gallup, have determined that employee satisfaction and engagement are key indicators for employee productivity and client satisfaction, which ultimately results in improved profitability and growth.

“Congratulations to the entire team for making employee satisfaction and performance a priority at ViaWest,” said Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “Employees have voted and provided clear evidence that this is a special company, one where executive leadership and management focuses on making work more than…just work!”

Nominations for the Best Places to Work award were submitted to the Business Intelligence Group in April. Current ViaWest employees were then asked to rate the company online for overall satisfaction and performance.

For more information about careers at ViaWest, please visit: http://www.viawest.com/company/careers.

About ViaWest
ViaWest is a leading Hybrid IT solutions provider offering cloud, colocation, compliance services and security solutions, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE: SJR). With more than 17 years of experience, 30 North American data centers and multiple cloud nodes, ViaWest offers IT and infrastructure solutions that solve business challenges while balancing cost, scalability and security requirements. ViaWest delivers tailored solutions designed for maximum reliability and flexibility backed by our 100% uptime commitment.

For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on at LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry and business award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.