The Alliance for Workplace Excellence names Optimal as winner of 2010 Workplace Excellence Award

GAITHERSBURG, MD, May 3, 2010—Optimal Networks, Inc. has been selected to receive the Workplace Excellence Award for the third year in a row. The Alliance for Workplace Excellence recognized Optimal in 2008, 2009, and now in 2010, as a visionary employer for its efforts in creating an environment in which employees experience personal and professional fulfilment. Optimal Networks is among a very small group of award winners which will accept this award on June 1, 2010 at a special luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Md.

Optimal was chosen for the award for its supportive corporate culture and management practices, family-friendly policies, strong employee health and wellness initiatives, comprehensive growth and learning opportunities, and commitment to corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism.

“We are honored and humbled to be recognized as a place of workplace excellence for the third year in a row,” says Heinan Landa, president and founder of Optimal Networks. “When Optimal employees enjoy coming to work, their commitment to projects at hand is contagious—and clients benefit.”

In order to be considered for the award, Optimal underwent a rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel of professors, PhD professionals, and doctoral candidates in business, industrial and organizational psychology, and human resources.  This comprehensive evaluation illuminated Optimal’s ongoing commitment to an innovative, supportive, stimulating and fun culture.

About Optimal Networks

Founded in 1991, Optimal Networks, Inc. provides comprehensive computer and network support services including full or partial IT management outsourcing, back-up and disaster recovery, and cloud computing solutions to law firms, associations, and small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). For almost 19 years, Optimal has helped approximately 300 clients reduce network downtime, improve system performance, and make sure their technology helps drive their organization’s success.

About The Alliance for Workplace Excellence

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence provides a portfolio of services that allow employers to build excellent places to work.  It created the Workplace Excellence and Health & Wellness Trailblazer Awards to highlight businesses that promote professional fulfillment and personal wellness at work, at home, and in the community. The Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Montgomery County, Maryland, and Discovery Communications.

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