Apptix Named Sixth Fastest Growing Company by Washington Business Journal

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Reliable Hosted IT Solutions and Outstanding Customer Service Credited with Latest Award Recognition

Apptix is proud to be ranked on the Washington Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies list, and share good company with the area's leading businesses

Apptix (OSE: APP), the industry-leading provider of hosted Microsoft Exchange email, VoIP phone service, and SharePoint collaboration services for small and medium businesses (SMBs), today announced that it has been recognized on the Washington Business Journal's 2008 list of the 50 "Fastest Growing Companies" in Greater Washington. Last night, Apptix was named the sixth fastest growing company at an awards ceremony to celebrate the local growth recipients, held at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The list included local companies from all industries, demonstrating that Apptix's growth is impressive irrespective of business sector.

"Apptix is proud to be ranked on the Washington Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies list, and share good company with the area's leading businesses," said David Ehrhardt, CEO of Apptix. "The Greater Washington region has a strong and steadily growing business base, as well as a highly skilled talent pool, both of which position Apptix for continued growth and success, locally and nationally."

Apptix specializes in providing hosted MS Exchange email, hosted VoIP business phone service, and hosted MS SharePoint collaboration solutions to small and mid-sized companies worldwide, and has been servicing local and regional companies for more than a decade. Local demand for Apptix's services is highest in the IT, nonprofit, legal, real estate, and financial sectors, with some area IT companies functioning as both customers and partners.

The annual "Fastest Growing Companies" list ranks 50 companies in Greater Washington--encompassing the District, Northern Virginia, and Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland--based on revenue growth. In addition to high-growth rates, companies must have realized 2005 revenue of more than $2 million and 2007 revenue of more than $10 million. The 2008 "Fastest Growing Companies" are profiled in the October 3 issue and special supplement of the weekly publication.

About Apptix
Apptix (OSE: APP) is the industry-leading provider of hosted email, voice, and collaboration services for small and medium-sized businesses, serving nearly 200,000 Exchange subscribers--and approximately 19,000 organizations--worldwide. Apptix offers hosted Microsoft Exchange, hosted VoIP, hosted Microsoft SharePoint, mobile messaging, and compliance and archiving, both directly and through its MailStreet subsidiary. Apptix provides the reliability and scalability of big business communications solutions at a small business price, freeing IT staff to focus on improving and innovating within their companies. Apptix is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Hosting and Application Services. The company is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with additional locations in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and India. Apptix is recognized as one of the CRN 2008 Fast Growth 100, Deloitte's 2008 Virginia Technology Fast 50 and Washington Business Journal 2008 Fastest Growing Companies. For more information, visit

About Washington Business Journal
The Washington Business Journal has been Greater Washington's leading source of business news and information for more than 20 years. Each week, over 150,000 business executives rely on the Business Journal for comprehensive news on local people and their companies. Providing more than just in-depth coverage, the Business Journal also delivers industry trends, tips and strategies, plus award-winning critical analysis. For more information, visit

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