Axis Communications named on the 2019 List of Best Workplaces™ in Technology

Press release
September 11, 2019
Strong company culture and innovative workforce makes Axis one of the top technology workplaces in Canada.

Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, today announced that Axis Canada has been named on the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Canada by Great Place to Work®. Axis ranked in the top companies in technology based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience from Great Place to Work. Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and leadership actions proven to deliver innovation and market-leading revenue.

To be eligible for the list, organizations must be Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year and work primarily in the Technology sector. The rigorous selection process included an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about benefits, programs and company practices. Great Place to Work evaluates each application using unique methodology based on five dimensions of a great workplace: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition as a Great Place to Work in technology,” said Fredrik Nilsson, VP, Americas, Axis Communications, Inc. “This recognition and our overall success are a direct result of our company culture and core values, embraced by all employees. We strive to maintain a culture of innovation and collaboration as we continue to grow.”

This award is the latest in a series of similar honors for Axis, in November 2018, Axis Communications Canada was named Employer of the Year at the Mississauga Board of Trade’s (MBOT) 2018 Business Awards of Excellence. Axis was also recognized as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work, ranking within the top five of workplaces with fewer than 100 employees within Canada. Additionally, Axis was named one of the 2018 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in the United States by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

According to an employee survey conducted in 2019, 98 percent of employees take pride in the company overall, while 100 percent look forward to coming to work at Axis. With a diverse global workforce spanning sales, marketing, technical support and other functions, Axis offers a wide range of professional experience and opportunities, including:

  • Career development: Annual training requirement and reimbursement, professional association membership, leadership programs and international and domestic travel
  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement and employee discounts
  • Culture: Onboarding at corporate headquarters in Sweden, employee recognition programs, events and celebrations and paid time-off to volunteer in local communities
  • Work-life balance: Flexible work scheduling, work from home policies, healthy lifestyle annual reimbursement, 18 days paid time off first year of employment and paid sabbaticals after 5 years of employment

About Axis Communications

Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security and new ways of doing business. As the industry leader in network video, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analytics, access control, intercom and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,8​00 dedicated employees in over 50 countries and collaborates with partners worldwide to deliver customer solutions. Axis was founded in 1984 and has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden. For more information about Axis, please visit our website