Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 5, Small


Norwalk, Conn. [New England]
Credit: Fuji Panjali

Why you want to work there

IT workers at this Norwalk, Conn.-based provider of data backup, disaster recovery and business continuity services have access to ongoing training opportunities and cutting-edge technologies. To support its help-desk team, which is available around the clock 365 days a year, Datto provides nap pods that staffers can use in off-peak hours. Benefits include unlimited vacation, team outings, a fitness reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, a 401(k) match, wellness programs, life and pet insurance, paid parental leave, flexible spending accounts, employee discounts, referral bonuses, educational reimbursements, free-lunch Fridays and company coverage for 100% of healthcare premiums.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 634

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 369

IT employee turnover in 2016: 22%

IT promotions in 2016: 25%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,000

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%