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Apptix Announces Strategic Partnership with Quest Software to Simplify Customer Migrations

Apptix has used Quest to migrate over 200,000 users to Apptix in the past year

3/20/2011 Download PDF

Herndon, VA – March 21, 2011 – Apptix (OSE: APP), the premier provider of hosted business communication services including Unified Communications and point solutions such as Exchange email, VoIP, and SharePoint, today announced a strategic partnership with Quest Software to onboard customers from on-premise equipment into Apptix hosted messaging and collaboration services.

Quest migration and management solutions make it easy for customers of all sizes on any platform to transition to Apptix hosted business communication services. Apptix has completed over 200,000 mailbox migrations within the past year, including the successful transition of a customer with over 110,000 users. Apptix moved as many as 9,000 users in one week and over 25,000 in a single month using Quest solutions.

"We welcome Quest Software as a strategic partner as we work together to ensure all Apptix customers are quickly, efficiently, and painlessly migrated onto our systems," said David Ehrhardt, Apptix President and CEO. "With more than 30 million mailbox migrations under its wing, Quest brings the needed balance of experience and on-boarding expertise for Apptix."

"We are excited to have Apptix standardize on Quest's industry-leading assessment, migration, and management solutions to meet its customers' business communication needs," said Michael Sotnick, vice president, worldwide channels and alliances, Quest Software. "Today's users expect immediate and continuous access to their critical information, and the Quest MSP program enables service providers like Apptix to enhance the performance and reliability of their offerings to meet stringent customer requirements and Service Level Agreements."

Quest's tools provide automated updates, direct synchronization of mailboxes, calendars, and public folders, comprehensive administrative management tools, and a distributed architecture to simplify the manual, time-intensive tasks associated with managing Exchange servers. These solutions provide a secure, easily manageable communications environment that consolidates costs and allows flexibility for corporate growth.

"We successfully migrated our largest customer, a health care provider with over 110,000 users, to Apptix in less than six months. We couldn't have done this as well or as quickly without Quest," said Ehrhardt. "We look forward to continuing our relationship and bringing in the next 100,000 users just as quickly and efficiently."

About Apptix

Apptix 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.

About Quest Software, Inc.

Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments. For more information about Quest solutions for application management, database management, Windows management, virtualization management, and IT management, go to www.quest.com

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