Our ongoing success reflects our commitment to providing high quality services and top-notch support to mid-market and Enterprise customers, particularly in highly-regulated industries.
Herndon, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013
Apptix® (OSE: APP), the premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions, ranks among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) for the third year in a row, according to Nine Lives Media’s third-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $15.7 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2012, up nearly 37 percent, according to the report, which is available now by visiting http://www.talkincloud.com/tc100.
In addition to honoring Apptix, this year’s Talkin’ Cloud 100 report profiles:
- Cloud Services Providers: CSPs offer SaaS (software as a service), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and/or PaaS (platform as a service) to partners/customers.
- Cloud Services Brokerages: CSBs, or cloud brokers, recommend and resell multiple cloud services to customers, and often integrate those services.
- Cloud Services Aggregators: CSAs, or cloud aggregators, typically offer a portal that allows VARs and MSPs to source multiple third-party cloud services for customers.
- MSPs (Managed Service Providers) with cloud services expertise: MSPs proactively monitor and manage customers’ on-premises and cloud-based systems.
- VARs (value-added resellers) with cloud services expertise: VARs offer a range of IT consulting, deployment, integration and management services to customers.
"Apptix is proud to rank for a third year in a row among the Talkin’ Cloud list of top providers within the expanding Cloud Services market," said David Ehrhardt, President & CEO of Apptix. "Our ongoing success reflects our commitment to providing high quality services and top-notch support to mid-market and Enterprise customers, particularly in highly-regulated industries. Apptix provides the services and security they need, and our continued growth and profitability are the result."
The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report is based on data from Talkin’ Cloud’s online survey, conducted January through May 2013. The Talkin’ Cloud 100 report recognizes top cloud service providers based on such metrics as annual cloud services revenue growth (both in actual dollars and in percentage growth rates).
“Nine Lives Media and Talkin’ Cloud congratulate Apptix,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton. “The Talkin’ Cloud 100 honor arrives amid a land grab in the cloud computing market. And the Talkin’ Cloud 100 companies are leading that land grab.”
Talkin’ Cloud, produced by Nine Lives Media, is the go-to resource for CSPs, VARs and MSPs profiting from cloud computing. Talkin’ Cloud features a daily blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the first online media destination for channel partners working in the cloud.
Apptix (OSE: APP) is the premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions to business of all sizes – from SOHO to Fortune 500 – and blue chip channel partners including Insight Enterprises, Inc., MegaPath Corp., Cincinnati Bell, Inc., Web.com, and Sprint Nextel Corporation. 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, Microsoft 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-compliant datacenters, 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, defines emerging IT markets and disrupts established IT 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).
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