Apptix Named #21 Fastest Growing Company by Washington Business Journal

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Leading Hosted Business Communications Services Provider Named to List for Second Consecutive Year

Apptix (OSE: APP), the leading provider of hosted Microsoft Exchange email, Microsoft SharePoint collaboration services, and hosted VoIP phone services for businesses worldwide, today announced that it has been recognized on the Washington Business Journal's 2009 list of the 50 "Fastest Growing Companies" in Greater Washington. Last night, Apptix was named the #21 fastest growing company at an awards ceremony to celebrate the local growth recipients, held at Carnegie Institution for Science 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 honored to again be ranked on the Washington Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies list, and to be part of the strong group of companies driving Washington forward as an economic power," said David Ehrhardt, CEO of Apptix. "Despite the general economic challenges of 2009, the region has remained strong, and Apptix is proud to be a part of this strength, with our continued customer growth and local and national business success."

Apptix specializes in providing hosted MS Exchange email, Microsoft SharePoint collaboration services, hosted VoIP, and Web conferencing to businesses worldwide, and has been serving local and regional companies for more than a decade. Apptix has seen increased demand, both locally and nationally, demonstrating that companies are recognizing that hosted services enable businesses to achieve operational efficiencies in support of business initiatives. Apptix's local services demand is highest in the IT, nonprofit, legal, real estate, and financial sectors, including 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 2006 revenue of more than $2 million and 2008 revenue of more than $10 million.

About Apptix:
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Apptix (OSE: APP) is the leading provider of business-class hosted email, voice, and collaboration services, for nearly 200,000 subscribers worldwide. A pioneer in the hosted services space, Apptix and its MailStreet subsidiary offer a variety of hosted communications and IT services including: Microsoft Exchange including Outlook Voice Access; VoIP; Microsoft SharePoint; Web conferencing and secure Instant Message via Microsoft Office Communications Server; Online Backup by EMC's Mozy; mobile messaging (including BlackBerry, Palm, and iPhone); compliant archiving; and a Web presence solution that includes domain registration, DNS hosting, and Website hosting. Apptix is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Hosting and Application Services. Apptix is recognized as one of the CRN 2009 & 2008 Fast Growth 100, Deloitte's 2009 & 2008 North American Technology Fast 500, Software Magazine's 2009 & 2008 Software 500, Washington Business Journal 2009 & 2008 Fastest Growing Companies, as a finalist in the Customer Service and Product Departments categories for the 2009 American Business Awards (Stevie Awards), and as a 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards finalist in the Unified Communications Solutions category. For more information, visit or follow at

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