The Aldridge Company is among the Houston Business Journal’s class of 2012 Best Places to Work.

HOUSTON, September 28, 2012 – The Aldridge Company (www.aldridge.com), a leading provider, consultant and integrator of Information Technology and Cloud Computing solutions for SMBs, is among 78 companies to be honored by the Houston Business Journal in its 2012 class of Best Places to Work.

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.

Best Places to Work honorees are divided into four categories: companies with between 10 and 100 employees, 101 and 500 employees, more than 500 employees and companies with a significant presence in the city. Companies with a significant presence aren’t based in the Houston area, though all the others are. A significant presence is defined as more than 150 employees in the Houston area. See a slideshow of the honorees in each category by clicking here. Scores are based on employee engagement surveys collected by Quantum Market Research.

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. The Aldridge Company scored more than 80 points, on a scale of 100. The actual rankings will be revealed at the awards ceremony Oct. 19 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston. 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. 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.