Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014
Apptix® (OSE: APP), the premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions, today announced that it has been named to the Number 10 spot on Nine Lives Media’s seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). This is the third consecutive year Apptix has been listed in the MSPmentor 501.
“It is an honor to be ranked with the leading Managed Services Providers by MSPmentor,” said David Ehrhardt, President & CEO of Apptix. “Our understanding of the evolution of today’s business communication and collaboration needs enables us to continue to provide the best-in-class cloud-based solutions that the market is seeking. We are confident that continued execution of our strategy will enable us to navigate to even greater cloud services success in 2014.”
The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey, conducted October-December 2013. 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.
“MSPmentor congratulates Apptix on this unique honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a Penton business. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts Apptix in rare company.”
MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues $2.61 billion, continuing seven straight years of strong growth. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 700,000 servers, according to Jessica Davis, managing editor, MSPmentor.
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 – from small entrepreneurial business to Fortune 500 enterprises – and blue chip channel partners including Sprint Nextel Corporation, MegaPath Corp., and Web.com. A pioneer in the hosted services space, Apptix has 525,000 users under contract around the world. Apptix’s comprehensive portfolio of Cloud solutions includes Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync, as well as hosted VoIP, encryption, archiving, and mobile device management, among other business critical services. These 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 (http://www.penton.com), 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 and Talkin’ Cloud.