San Francisco—June 16, 2014— Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, has been ranked fifth among large employers on the Bay Area News Group's Top Workplaces in 2014. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. Riverbed employees identified the company as a great place to work based on engagement by managers, organizational execution, career advancement opportunities and overall direction.
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The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States.
Riverbed is the second largest technology company (by revenue) headquartered in San Francisco, and has nearly 1,000 employees located in the Bay Area alone. With a focus on career growth, culture and community, Riverbed offers multiple training programs, quarterly employee team-building events in the Bay Area, and community support for non-profits such as the SF-Marin Food Bank, Women's Community Clinic and UCSF Children's Hospital, among others. The company also offers a robust benefits program.
Riverbed recently moved into a new worldwide headquarters in San Francisco, which represents the company's continued growth, hard work of employees, and commitment to the San Francisco Bay Area community. Riverbed's new headquarters includes 168,000 square-feet of open/collaborative work spaces spread across six floors, training facilities, snack rooms on every floor, a game room with balcony, multi-media video screens, and a world-class Executive Briefing Center to host customers and partners. The previously vacant 680 Folsom received a complete rehab, including major seismic upgrades, a two-story addition and a sleek new skin of glass replacing the original concrete facade.
"Riverbed continues to be recognized as a great place to work by our employees and we are honored to be among the top five companies recognized by The Bay Area News Group," said Mike Guerchon, Chief Human Resources Officer at Riverbed Technology. "Riverbed is known for our great products, as much as our great people, work environment and culture. We understand that our employees are the key to Riverbed's continued success and we take pride in providing our employees with a work environment that allows them to prosper and excel in their jobs. Riverbed employees are committed to enabling our customers to benefit from location-independent computing, so organizations can operate their business free of technical constraints, to better leverage global resources, radically reduce costs, and maximize employee productivity."
The Bay Area News Group published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Sunday, June 15th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.mercurynews.com/topworkplaces and http://www.workplacedynamics.com/.
Riverbed was recently named one of the top 20 Best Places to Work in the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards for the second straight year, and one of the Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area for the fourth time by its employees and the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal.
For more information about jobs at Riverbed, please check out the Careers page: http://www.riverbed.com/us/careers/