The Aldridge Company Among Houston Business Journal's 2012 Best Places to Work Honorees

HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Aldridge Company (, a leading provider, consultant and integrator of Information Technology and Cloud Computing solutions for SMBs, is ranked 29th in the Houston Business Journal's list of 2012 Best Places to Work.

Now in its 12th year, 78 companies made the cut in four categories: companies with 10 to 100 employees, companies with 101 to 500 employees, companies with 501 or more employees and companies that are not based in Houston, but have a significant presence in the area. Employees evaluated their companies in areas such as goals and leadership, communication and support, advancement opportunity and skill development, recognition and compensation, tolerance and flexibility, and embracing innovation and ideas.

"What makes this recognition particularly special is that it is based on the feedback and insights of our employees, because employee satisfaction is a primary component of our success," said Patrick R. Wiley, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Aldridge Company. "Employees who are happy, engaged and challenged are able to deliver the superior level of client service The Aldridge Company is committed to providing."

The Aldridge Company has cultivated a positive work environment even during a period of rapid growth. Since the start of 2012, The Aldridge Company has announced three acquisitions, including the acquisition of the IT services of Rafte & Company in January, the acquisition of the IT Managed Services practice of Extreme Technologies in April and the acquisition of Serenity Systems Inc. in June. The acquisitions have further underscored the firm's commitment to the dynamic and growing IT services market by continuing to aggressively expand the depth and breadth of The Aldridge Company's services and expertise.

The Aldridge Company's IT solutions include complete management of servers, PCs and networks coupled with rapid and accurate technical support. Other services offer technology and work process evaluations, audits of security and disaster recovery readiness, and hosting services such as cloud hosting, collocation and dedicated servers.

The Houston Business Journal honored the companies that made its 2012 Best Places to Work list at a luncheon at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston.

About The Aldridge Company

The Aldridge Company is a Houston, Texas-based technology management, consulting and outsourcing company. Founded in 1984, the company brings a winning combination of professional technical expertise, extensive capabilities and a strict focus on the importance of business processes. The Aldridge Company is a leading provider, consultant and integrator of Information Technology and Cloud Computing solutions. In 2011, the company was listed as No. 11 on the Houston Business Journal's Fast Tech 50 list of fastest growing Houston technology companies.

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