Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 8, Small


Norwalk, Conn. [New England]
Datto, Inc.
Credit: Alex von Kleydorff/The Hour Publishing Co.

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 4 for training
This Norwalk, Conn.-based provider of data backup, disaster recovery and business continuity services encourages people to approach their jobs with a "work hard, play hard" attitude. Office perks include free snacks, free lunch every Friday and a variety of games for employees to enjoy when they take a quick break. To attract smart, talented IT professionals, Datto offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid medical insurance and a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 566

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 332

IT employee turnover in 2015: 9%

IT promotions in 2015: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 14

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $3,589

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: No set maximum

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: No set maximum

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 100%