The Alliance for Workplace Excellence names Optimal as winner of 2008 Workplace Excellence Award

GAITHERSBURG, MD, June 19, 2008—Optimal Networks, Inc. has been selected to receive the 2008 Workplace Excellence Award. The Alliance for Workplace Excellence recognized Optimal as a visionary employer for its efforts in creating an environment in which employees experience personal and professional fulfillment. Optimal Networks is among a very small group of award winners which will accept this award today at a special luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Md.

“Optimal has been recognized for creating a supportive and fun workplace where each team member’s commitment to each other benefits our business— nd our clients,” says Landa. “ We hope to expand our business by adding new team members who enjoy this innovative environment and who can strengthen our commitment and drive for excellence.”

In order to be considered for the award, Optimal underwent a rigorous assessment that demonstrated its commitment to an innovative, supportive, stimulating and fun culture. Optimal was chosen for the award for its family-friendly policies and practices, strong employee health and wellness initiatives, comprehensive growth and learning opportunities, and commitment to corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism.

According to Landa, Optimal will continue to nurture its unique workplace culture. “The Optimal culture generates the energy and enthusiasm for providing best in class service,” he says. “It also encourages the entrepreneurialism and creativity needed for innovative client-oriented business solutions.”

About Optimal Networks

Founded in 1991, Optimal Networks, Inc. provides comprehensive computer and network support services including back-up and disaster recovery to small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). For more than 15 years, Optimal has helped approximately 250 clients reduce network downtime, improve system performance, and make sure their technology helps drive their organization’s success.

Optimal also has a very unique corporate culture that supports all staff members and clients.  Learn more about this culture, click here to read about it.

About The Alliance for Workplace Excellence

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence, funded by Montgomery County, Maryland and corporate sponsors, is a nonprofit organization that provides a portfolio of services that allow employees to build excellent places to work. Recognizing existing Excellent Places to Work throughout the Greater Washington, DC Area is one component of the Alliance’s mission.


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