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Mimecast named as a great public cloud employer

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Mimecast was recognized as one of the 25 Highest Rated Public Cloud Computing Companies To Work For in a new list released by Battery Ventures, a global investment firm, and Glassdoor, the world’s most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace.
The list highlights 25 publicly traded companies–all business-to-business cloud companies–where employees report the highest levels of satisfaction at work, according to employee feedback shared on Glassdoor.
The distinction placed Mimecast at number 19 – out of 25 total – with an overall company rating of 4.0. The broader average across Glassdoor is 3.3. Mimecast’s CEO, Peter Bauer, boasts a 98% percent approval rating on Glassdoor based on feedback shared by current and former employees.
“Our ranking as a top cloud computing company to work for underscores our hard work over the past decade to create a truly special culture combined with top-notch talent that is driving our innovation. We are also putting customers first with our drive towards Legendary Customer Success,” says Ed Jennings, chief operating officer, Mimecast. “At Mimecast, we consider our workforce to be some of the most dynamic, talented individuals in the industry. We will always work to make Mimecast the top cloud company to work for in our locations across the globe.
Glassdoor noted that employees at these highly rated companies commonly mention in online reviews that they enjoy working for mission-driven companies with strong and unique company cultures; employers that promote transparency; and companies with experienced senior leaders who regularly and clearly communicate with employees. Here are a few anonymous employee reviews of Mimecast on Glassdoor:
“The people are tremendous and eager to win. The technology is top notch. A very team oriented atmosphere with plenty of room to grow your career. After going public, the buzz has been loud internally. The company has taken many steps forward in terms of putting people in places where they can reach their potential.
“Absolute rock solid product. Very friendly and fun people to work with, everyone helps out everyone else. Still a small startup feel even though the company has been around over 10 years.
“Excellent people, excellent management, excellent work place in general. Management really wants to keep their employees happy and turnover low. Everyone right up to the CEO wants to make sure you are not only content but truly happy to come into work.”
“Cloud-computing companies are rapidly becoming some of the largest, fastest growing technology companies in the world,” says Neeraj Agrawal, a Battery general partner who specializes in cloud venture investing. “As savvy job seekers try to tap into this new ecosystem, they appreciate information about which cloud companies are the most well-regarded by employees. This transparency is critically important for people making one of the largest decisions in their lives – where to work.”