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ESDS Software Solution Pvt. Ltd. is recognized among India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019 and among India's Best Workplaces for Women 2019 (Top 75). Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces (with employee strength of 100 to 500) through an objective and rigorous workplace culture assessment process. As a part of our annual research in India, this year a total of 747 organizations were evaluated and from them, we identified India’s 75 Best Workplaces for Women 2019.

ESDS is one of India’s leading Managed Data Center Service and Auto-Scalable Cloud Solution provider. ESDS has expertise in Managed Data Center Services, Managed Cloud Solutions, Virtualization and Disaster Recovery Hosting, which is backed with exuberant Technical Support that has helped ESDS build lifetime relationships with customers.

Company Size

466 Employees

Industry

Information Technology

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Why ESDS Software Solution Pvt. Ltd. is a Great Place to Work?

ESDS Software Solution Pvt. Ltd. has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride, and Camaraderie. In a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, ESDS Software Solution Pvt. Ltd. met the minimum criteria on the Trust Index© Employee Survey, on the consistency of experience across all demographics and on the Culture Audit© People Practices Framework, to clear the first level i.e. getting Great Place to Work-Certified™


Great Place to Work® is considered the ‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition.

As a certified organization, ESDS Software Solution Pvt. Ltd. became eligible to be considered among 'India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Great Mid-size Workplaces is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria. 

Culture Snapshot
ESDS proudly offers a friendly work environment where employees feel at home. The team spirit, supportive and approachable management brings about a family-like feel to the entire setup. Engagement activities and fun at the workplace add to the bond that exists within the company thread. Members of the organization get multiple learning and growth opportunities and have the freedom to ideate and innovate. Good work, in any case, does not go unnoticed or unrewarded. 

This page highlights more about the work culture of the organization, selected best people practices, the vision of the leadership and glimpses of employee life. 

Read through to find out what makes ESDS Software Solution Pvt. Ltd. a Great Workplace.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from May 2019 - April 2020. Certified for 3 years in a row!

India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019

Among India's 75 Best Workplaces for Women 2019

Best People Practices

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All Ideas Matter

ESDS software solution Pvt. Ltd. believes in giving up the good to go for the great. Their practice called ‘all ideas matter’ encourages employees to come up with even the smallest of ideas to help them create a ready pool of future-proof solutions, encouraging every employee to be a decision-maker.

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At ESDS Software Solution prevails a 'No Sir, No Madam' culture. They preach the idea of leaving titles at the door and address each one by their first name. This creates an atmosphere which emphasizes accessibility and levels the playing field. It is their honest attempt to remove odds from the professional arena and enable neck-to-neck professional communication at all levels within the organization. They have also identified 'No Sir, No Madam' ambassadors and SPOCs from each team to drive this initiative.

I had been supported really well by my managers and got to learn many things working here. This is my second home.

Employee Testimonial

It recognizes the work done even at the granule level and would go that extra mile to help employees achieve their assigned targets. Also, the company encourages people to show their talent and experiment with their ideas.

Employee Testimonial

Leaders Speak

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Piyush Somani

Founder, CMD & CEO, ESDS Software Solutions Pvt Ltd

1. What is your personal approach to making a Great Workplace? 
My personal approach is extremely simple, everyone in the organization should be treated like me or do not treat others in a way, which you don't like to be treated. Your people spend half of their life in the organization, they go through a lot of stressful moments in the office due to work pressure, so the external atmosphere in the office should be such that you enjoy those moments when there is less work. Every individual in the office should get his private space and that makes an individual fall in love with the workplace.

2. What are the top 2 benefits you see of creating a Great Workplace? 
One great workplace can have a major impact on the culture of an entire nation. Organizations and people want to copy best practices of the most successful organizations, so if you are a successful org with a great culture at your workplace, then everyone would want to copy the same and your org becomes a case study for others. The best thing about a great workplace is the appreciation that all your employees get inside the org and also from outside all the time for working in a great organization. Such constant appreciation and support enhance the Passion of the champion guys within the organization, who then step out of their comfort zone and achieve great results for themselves and the organization. 

3. What are your top people priorities?
Retaining the best guys and the top Leadership team is our top priority. When you think about retaining hundreds of employees for more than a decade, then it needs an all-round effort to make it happen. In today's world, it's extremely easy for a competitor to hire your key guys in no time, so there has to be a very strong push from inside of an employee to never leave you and stick to the great work which they themselves have created.

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals? 
Why quotient of our organization is very strong. We have a very unique patented technology that helps us differentiate from all other Cloud players. Our customers get better uptime at a much lesser price and they have managed to continuously upgrade to new technologies to stay relevant to their business. Our relationship with Great Place to Work® is the How quotient around our why. We have been so good at delivering exuberance to our customers by creating a great workplace.
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Komal Somani

Chief Heart Officer, ESDS Software Solutions Pvt Ltd

1. What can your present and potential employees be sure of from a work culture perspective in the organization? 
To begin with, treating everyone equally is vital in ESDS. There is an equal amount of respect served to everyone, from Facility management staff to the leaders of the company. Managers and management are very easy to approach because of the open door policy hence equality is a big deal of us. Another factor is trust and transparency which we strive to follow all the time because we want our people to know about our strategic plans, want to want to achieve and where we want to reach, this definitely gets us towards not having clashes or that awkward communication gaps. The next major aspect which is in our DNA i.e. nurturing the work-life balance culture hence reaching out to our ESDSians is not our only goal but also reaching out to their families too. Inviting them on a regular basis to let them have an inside scoop of ESDS where they will know what are their kids or spouses doing, achieving, flourishing and most important let them witness that they are having their best time.

2. What, according to you, is a people challenge your industry is facing? 
The biggest challenge is from our competitors. We take a lot of effort in training our staff, but our competitors with deep pockets can easily pull our assets. Creating a great work culture was very important for us to prevent ESDS from such challenges because we have witnessed that even if our people are offered 3 times still they don't want to leave just because of the culture. Hence this is evident that culture is the king, culture is at the top not even the money. so contentment and the camaraderie they get will always keep them glued to ESDS. 

3. How are you ensuring a consistent workplace experience FOR ALL your employees, irrespective of their role, age, gender, tenure, etc. in the organization? 
We have eliminated the barrier of particular benefits to particular, that doesn't happen here. We are all in it together hence equality is the trend that will never go out of fashion in ESDS. Open door policy also works wonders in ESDS because walking up to anybody, opportunities to each and everyone with customized platforms for them excel. The biggest highlight for us is that even our facility management staff have an opportunity to be in our top 5 performers, well they have been a part of it just because of their performance and merits, which was admired and appreciated everywhere. These acts definitely give us adrenaline rush to retain and keep finding ways to be more unique which will make our people accelerate in every which way. 

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals? 
There are 2 aspects which we would like to highlight, the first thing is how it has transformed our culture. 3 years before we were way behind with our rank although we were in the top 100 we use to question us all the time what we can do better that gets us in top 5, top 3 or 1st, so it definitely use to boost us to do things with Great Place to Work® guidelines in the different way which made us an absolute culture architects. The second aspect is creating an employer brand and attracting talent has become very easy. We have got management and key people from several MNCs just because of our culture and Great Place to Work® title, which got them interested and curious about ESDS.

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