Herndon, VA – June 15, 2011 – Apptix®, the premier provider of hosted business communication services, today announced it has been recognized by Everything Channel as a part of CRN's 2011 VAR500 list, which ranks the top technology integrators in North America. Featuring the highest producing technology integrators and solution provider organizations in the IT channel, the VAR500 rankings consider earnings from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services. Apptix placed number 364 in the 17th annual ranking; an improvement from its number 400 ranking on the 2010 list.
The VAR500 is a list of the largest value-added resellers, solution providers and integrators in North America by revenue size. Revenue size is determined by the amount of annual products and services sold over the course of 2010.
"Apptix earned its second year-in-a-row spot on the VAR500 as a result of our tremendous success adding major channel partners including Network Solutions, Cox Communications of Virginia, CMIT of Rhode Island, and CPA2Biz as well as expanding our relationship with Fujitsu America," said David Ehrhardt, President and CEO of Apptix. "Channel partners turn to Apptix because of our flexibility to tool business models to meet our partners' needs, the breadth of our service offerings, and the experience and expertise of our fully on-shore customer support and network operations teams."
"The VAR500 represents the top performing solution providers in the IT community," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "Vendors of all sizes rely heavily on the VAR500 list to find those solution providers best suited to sell their products. VAR500 honorees are considered trusted business advisors, integration experts, and invaluable partners. Even more importantly, they solve customers' biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services."
Apptix (OSE: APP) is the premier provider of hosted business communication services for businesses of all sizes – from SOHO to enterprise – with particular expertise serving legal, financial, and health care firms. The extensive Apptix product portfolio includes integrated solutions (e.g. Unified Communications) and point solutions including Exchange, VoIP, SharePoint, Web Conferencing, and Secure IM with Presence. Services are delivered over a highly reliable network leveraging best-in-class technology, housed in SAS 70-compliant data centers, and backed by U.S.-based 24/7 support. For more information, visit www.apptix.com or follow at www.twitter.com/apptix.