ViaWes thas announced it received the 2014 Top Telecom Company Award during ColoradoBiz Magazine’s Top Company Awards ceremony. The 27th Annual event took place onAug. 28 at the Seawell Grand Ballroom in Denver.

ViaWest was selected as the top telecom company in Colorado this year because of its innovative data center developments, financial performance, and commitment to the customer experience.

“The Top Company Awards is known as one of the most prestigious and competitive business awards programs in Colorado and this year we are pleased to recognize ViaWest as the leader within the telecom category. ViaWest has set itself apart this year with its strong performance, commitment to innovation and continued expansion in the region,” states Sylvia Harmon, associate publisher of ColoradoBiz Magazine.

ColoradoBiz Magazine’s primary mission is to inform and educate the region’s business professionals about the issues, people and management trends at the forefront of influencing economic conditions in Colorado and the western United States. The publication’s premier Top Company Awards competition is judged on three criteria: financial performance, community involvement and outstanding achievement in areas such as product innovation, operational excellence or marketing effectiveness.

“We are very excited and honored to be recognized as a top company in Colorado by ColoradoBiz,” says Margie Sims, ViaWest Regional vice president and general manager. “As a Colorado-born company, it is a truly special to be recognized alongside other leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in our local business community.”