Washington Business Journal Apptix ranked number 6 in "2008 Fastest Growing Company"
Apptix Named #6 Fastest Growing Company by Washington Business Journal
Reliable Hosted IT Solutions and Outstanding Customer Service Credited with Latest Award Recognition
Herndon, VA – October 3, 2008 – Apptix (OSE: APP), the industry-leading provider of hosted Microsoft
Exchange email, VoIP phone service, and SharePoint collaboration services for small and medium businesses
(SMBs), today announced that it has been recognized on the Washington Business Journal’s 2008 list of the 50
“Fastest Growing Companies” in Greater Washington. Last night, Apptix was named the 6th fastest growing
company at an awards ceremony to celebrate the local growth recipients, held at The National Press Club in
Washington, D.C. The list included local companies from all industries, demonstrating that Apptix’s growth is
impressive irrespective of business sector.
“Apptix is proud to be ranked on the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies list, and
share good company with the area’s leading businesses,” said David Ehrhardt, CEO of Apptix. “The Greater
Washington region has a strong and steadily growing business base, as well as a highly skilled talent pool,
both of which position Apptix for continued growth and success, locally and nationally.”
Apptix specializes in providing hosted MS Exchange email, hosted VoIP business phone service, and hosted
MS SharePoint collaboration solutions to small and mid-sized companies worldwide, and has been servicing
local and regional companies for more than a decade. Local demand for Apptix’s services is highest in the IT,
nonprofit, legal, real estate, and financial sectors, with some area IT companies functioning as both customers
The annual “Fastest Growing Companies” list ranks 50 companies in Greater Washington—encompassing the
District, Northern Virginia, and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland—based on revenue
growth. In addition to high-growth rates, companies must have realized 2005 revenue of more than $2 million
and 2007 revenue of more than $10 million. The 2008 “Fastest Growing Companies” are profiled in the October
3 issue and special supplement of the weekly publication.
Apptix (OSE: APP) is the industry-leading provider of hosted email, voice, and collaboration services for small
and medium-sized businesses, serving nearly 200,000 Exchange subscribers—and approximately 19,000
organizations—worldwide. Apptix offers hosted Microsoft Exchange
, hosted VoIP
, hosted Microsoft SharePoint
mobile messaging, and compliance and archiving, both directly and through its MailStreet subsidiary. Apptix
provides the reliability and scalability of big business communications solutions at a small business price,
freeing IT staff to focus on improving and innovating within their companies. Apptix is a Microsoft Gold Certified
Partner for Hosting and Application Services. The company is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with
additional locations in Florida, Illinois, Texas, and India. Apptix is recognized as one of the CRN 2008 Fast
Growth 100, Deloitte’s 2008 Virginia Technology Fast 50 and Washington Business Journal 2008 Fastest
Growing Companies. For more information, visit www.apptix.com.
About Washington Business Journal
The Washington Business Journal has been Greater Washington’s leading source of business news and
information for more than 20 years. Each week, over 150,000 business executives rely on the Business Journal
for comprehensive news on local people and their companies. Providing more than just in-depth coverage, the
Business Journal also delivers industry trends, tips and strategies, plus award-winning critical analysis. For
more information, visit http://washington.bizjournals.com
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