Apptix Announces New Product Leadership to Drive Strategic Growth

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Joe Cirillo and Peter Walther to lead Product Development and Product Management, respectively

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Joe and Peter are uniquely qualified to develop and deploy an expanded portfolio of customizable solutions and managed services available across public, private, or hybrid cloud environments.

Apptix® (OSE: APP), the premier provider of hosted business communications, collaboration, and IT solutions, today announced significant changes to its Product Leadership team with the appointment of Joe Cirillo and Peter Walther to lead Product Development and Product Management, respectively. The move bolsters Apptix’s 2015 rollout of expanded products and services to meet the unique needs of mid-market and enterprise-level customers and its blue-chip channel partners.

“Our new Product leadership team is a fundamental element of our corporate strategy as we continue to compete and grow in an evolving market,” said Chris Mack, who has recently taken over the daily leadership reins at Apptix as President and COO. “Joe and Peter are uniquely qualified to develop and deploy an expanded portfolio of customizable solutions and managed services available across public, private, or hybrid cloud environments.”

Joe Cirillo has been named Apptix’s Vice President of Product Development and will lead the innovation process by aligning product innovation activities with existing portfolio gaps and new market opportunities. Mr. Cirillo has more than 18 years of progressive experience in technology and consulting. A Microsoft Certified Architect (aka Microsoft Ranger) in Messaging, the highest level of professional certification on Microsoft server products, Joe is just one of three worldwide in the Exchange Server 2003, 2007, and 2010 competencies. He previously served as Apptix’s Principal Architect and was a Senior Systems Architect for Horizons Consulting.

Peter Walther has been selected to oversee Product Management. Mr. Walther has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of business operations, including 10 years at Apptix, most recently as Vice President of Business Operations. Prior to joining Apptix, he spent nine years working in the telecommunications industry for WinStar, XO Communications, and MCI in various roles in both sales to operations. Previously, he spent time working in advertising and retail, focusing on branding and operations.

About Apptix
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. Apptix is a Cloud services pioneer with 500,000 users under contract around the world. Apptix’s comprehensive portfolio of Cloud solutions includes Microsoft Hosted Exchange email, VoIP, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync, Servers on Demand, and Enterprise Backup. 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.

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