Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Apptix in rare company.
Herndon, VA (PRWEB) March 28, 2013
Apptix® (OSE: APP), the premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions, today announced that the company has been named to the Number 13 spot of Nine Lives Media’s sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top managed service providers (MSPs). Apptix was also named to the Number 10 spot on the MSPmentor 200, a list of the top 200 managed service providers in North America.
“Nine Lives Media and MSPmentor congratulates Apptix on this honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Apptix in rare company.”
A pioneer in the hosted services space, Apptix serves nearly 400,000 users and blue chip channel partners around the world. Both customers and channel partners rely on Apptix to provide a competitive edge and premium value through its expanding portfolio of best-in-class hosted business solutions, advanced technical infrastructure, and outstanding customer support.
Apptix continues to earn success in the cloud services arena. Apptix grew net income an astonishing 80% in 2012. The company expanded its upmarket footprint with 63% of new bookings in 2012 coming from mid-market and enterprise customers. Also in 2012, the company doubled its year-over-year bookings to 30% from the channel via its new strategic partner program.
“We are honored that MSPmentor recognizes Apptix’s understanding of the evolution of today’s business communication and collaboration needs, and continues to provide the best-in-class cloud-based solutions that the market is seeking,” said David Ehrhardt, President & CEO of Apptix. “We are confident that continued execution of our strategy will enable us to navigate to greater cloud services success in 2013.”
The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey conducted October-December 2012. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.
This year’s report has been expanded extensively to include:
- New: MSPmentor 501 Global Edition
- New: MSPmentor 100 Small Business Edition (top MSPs with 10 or fewer employees)
- MSPmentor 200 North America Edition
- MSPmentor 50 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Edition
- MSPmentor 25 AANZ (Asia, Australia, New Zealand) Edition
- New: In-depth data tracking mobile device management (MDM), managed cloud services and other recurring revenue opportunities for MSPs.
MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues 24.5 percent to $2.54 billion. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 5.6 million PCs and servers, and nearly 400,000 smartphones and tablets, according to Joe Panettieri, editorial director, Nine Lives Media.
MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the ultimate guide to managed services. MSPmentor features the industry’s top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world.
Apptix (OSE: APP) is the premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions to business of all sizes, with particular expertise supporting legal, financial, healthcare, and telecom firms. A pioneer in the hosted services space, Apptix currently serves nearly 400,000 users around the world. Apptix’s comprehensive portfolio of Cloud solutions includes Microsoft Exchange email, VoIP, SharePoint, Web Conferencing, and Secure IM with Presence. Services are delivered over a highly reliable network leveraging best-in-class technology, housed in SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II-compliant data centers, and backed by U.S.-based 24/7 support. For more information, visit http://www.apptix.com.
About Nine Lives Media
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media, defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (http://www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (http://www.TheVARguy.com) and Talkin’ Cloud (http://www.TalkinCloud.com).