Web Hosting and Cloud Services Company Ranks 24th on The 2013 Los Angeles Business Journal List of Best Places to Work While Also Ranking Seven Years Straight on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 List
LOS ANGELES — August 27, 2013 — (mt) Media Temple, a leading provider of web hosting and cloud services, has ranked on the Los Angeles Business Journal 2013 list of the best places to work for the sixth time since 2007. The Best Places to Work in Los Angeles is an annual celebration of employers who have proven that they know what it takes to create environments where people love come to work. A pioneer of the L.A. tech scene, Media Temple, which is turning 15 years old this year, has also earned yet another spot on the annual Inc. 500|5000 list, thus joining the elite group of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies and independent entrepreneurs for the seventh consecutive year.
“Being recognized, once again, as one of the top companies to work for is a testament to our dedication to both our customers and the extraordinary people behind the (mt) brand and the unmatched client support Media Temple is known for,” said Russell P. Reeder, President and COO of Media Temple. “I can’t think of a better way to celebrate our 15-year anniversary within the Los Angeles/Silicon Beach tech community.”
Demian Sellfors, Co-Founder and CEO of Media Temple remarked: “Operating in a highly competitive space, our company has grown primarily through word-of-mouth among web professionals. We are absolutely thrilled to be recognized by the Inc. 500|5000 list for the seventh time in a row. Our continued success has simply been driven by our ability to meet and exceed our customers’ needs year after year.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.
Those two industry accolades come on the heels of Media Temple’s recent launch of CloudTech™ Premium Support, a unique, in-depth customer service provided by engineers at the application code level, and the upgrading of the company’s flagship hosting platform, the GRID.
About (mt) Media Temple
From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple has been on a mission to help people and businesses succeed online. Over 125,000 customers in 100 countries now rely on Media Temple’s simple tools for domain registration, web hosting, One Click WordPress installations, business applications, virtual servers, and other cloud services to power more than 1.5 million websites. We take pride in offering a premium service, along with exemplary 24/7 live customer support. Our customers range from everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals and small businesses, as well as large enterprises like Starbucks, Adidas, Samsung, and Toyota. With 220 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple has been repeatedly recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America—and one of the best places to work. Find us anytime on the web at www.mediatemple.net or on Twitter @MediaTemple..
About The Best Places to Work in Los Angeles
A joint effort of The Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group, the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles program was open to all publicly or privately held companies with at least 15 employees working in LA County. The workplace assessment and survey process was managed by Best Companies Group (BCP), Harrisburg, PA. The assessment involved a confidential 81 question Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey, which was used to evaluate the employees’ workplace experience and company culture, as well as an Employer Questionnaire about each company’s benefits, policies, practices and other general information.
About Inc. 500|5000
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/5000.