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Catapult Systems Ranked 8th Place in Texas Monthly's 'Best Companies to Work for in Texas'

Texas Monthly Awards Catapult Systems for its Continued Excellence and Satisfaction in the Workplace

AUSTIN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Catapult Systems, a Microsoft IT consulting firm, announced today it has been ranked as the eighth best medium-sized company to work for in the State of Texas by Texas Monthly magazine. Catapult Systems was presented with the honor last week at the official awards ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. Originating in 2006, this award is designed to recognize the top 100 employers and companies with the best practices in the state. This is not the first time that Catapult Systems has been recognized for their top-notch work place by Texas Monthly. This year marks the fourth time Catapult has been included on this elite list, taking the top spot in 2011.

"It is a tremendous honor to be selected as one of top places to work in Texas," says Andrew Montz, COO of Catapult Systems. "Our employees make me proud everyday by showing their passion through their work and striving to uphold the Catapult culture that truly makes our company unique. By making it a top priority to do everything as a united team and treating each other like individuals instead of just a number, our employees feel like a family." 

Companies that chose to participate in the 'Best Companies to Work for in Texas' survey were to complete a two-part survey that included an organizational overview and an in-depth employee questionnaire. Participating companies must have also met all eligibility requirements including: must have a facility in the state of Texas, have a minimum of 15 full or part-time employees, and must be in business a minimum of one year.

Things that set Catapult Systems apart from the competition include: great work/life balance– A truly flexible work schedule and a unanimous understanding among the executive team that family and home life is just as important as work life. Business casual work environment- Catapult Systems believes in being comfortable and happy in order to do your best work. "Cookie Wednesdays" and "Beer Cart Fridays" are just some of the many perks that employees take part in as an effort to maintain an enjoyable work environment. Ample support- By paying for employees to take technology certification tests and improve their skills, support is always apparent and encouraged. Giving back- "The Dream Machine" allows employees the opportunity to fulfill a dream for themselves or others through an online request system. Also, quarterly volunteer events let employees give back to their communities with the support from their co-workers.

In addition to this recognition, Catapult Systems has a long history of being a stellar workplace, being named a 'best place to work' in top cities including Austin, San Antonio and Dallas, Texas; Tampa, Florida and Denver, Colorado.

About Catapult Systems
Catapult Systems, a CSI company, is a globally-focused Microsoft IT consulting firm that provides application development, enterprise solutions and infrastructure services. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio, Seattle, Tampa and Washington, D.C., along with a Federal practice, Catapult implements innovative technology solutions that enable our clients to achieve their business objectives while deriving the maximum value from their Microsoft technology investments. For more information, please visit www.catapultsystems.com.

About ChinaSoft International Limited (SEHK:354)
Founded in 2000, ChinaSoft International Limited is a listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with its code of 354.HK. It is a large China based comprehensive software and information services provider, ranging from end-to-end services of consulting, solution, outsourcing and talent training. It serves clients in manufacturing, finance, telecommunication, high-tech, transportation, energy and also the government. The company provides global services to over 100 multinational companies with close to 19,000 employees located worldwide based in 25 cities including mainland China, Hong Kong, Princeton, Seattle, London, Tokyo and etc. For more information, please visit www.chinasofti.com

For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in Texas program, visit www.BestCompaniesTX.com

Press Contact: Caylee Rose, [email protected]

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