Herndon, VA and Lanham, MD – August 2, 2012 – Apptix® (OSE: APP), the premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions has been selected as a 2012 SmartCEO100 Best-Run Company, a program by SmartCEO magazine. This prestigious accolade honors 100 companies that are leaders within their industries and have experienced consistent growth. The SmartCEO100 Best-Run Companies program is a (gated) community of the 100 most proactive, profitable companies in the region. SmartCEO will honor these companies with three exclusive events in 2012 including a black-tie soiree, a book launch party and a leadership conference. Additionally, this selected group will be profiled in the SmartCEO100 Book to be released in September.
“The Best-Run Companies have the vision, talent, customers and internal processes in place to serve as strong examples to others in their markets and industries,” says SmartCEO group publisher Jaime Nespor. “These companies have stood the test of time and have a proven track record of outperforming competitors. Their brand has created a strong reputation in the community they serve and we are very proud to recognize them and wish them continued success.”
“I am very proud of the entire Apptix organization for earning this recognition,” said David Ehrhardt, President & CEO of Apptix. “We have an excellent leadership team supported by outstanding people in every department, all focused on delivering innovative cloud-based business solutions and exceptional customer service. It is thanks to their efforts that we have been named a Best-Run company, and also thanks to them that we are positioned for continued growth and leadership as our market expands.”
The 2012 Best-Run Companies black-tie event, which took place on June 13 at The Carlyle Club in Alexandria, VA, began the celebrations. The evening featured a sit-down dinner, dancing, and live music and comedy performances. The book launch party will take place on September 27 at Washington Nationals Park. Batting practice, private tours of the press room, clubhouse and dugouts, and racing president mascots will be available for entertainment in addition to the unveiling of the SmartCEO100 Book. This 13th edition of SmartCEO magazine will give the SmartCEO100 group the opportunity to tell their story to over 135,000 CEOs throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The final event of the year, to be held on December 13, will bring together the Best-Run Companies in the Mid-Atlantic. The SmartCEO100 Mid-Atlantic Best-Run Companies Conference is the most comprehensive leadership conference for Mid-Atlantic CEOs. The conference will be held at the Baltimore Hilton in Baltimore, MD.
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 including Insight Enterprises, Inc., MegaPath Corp., Cincinnati Bell, Inc., Web.com, and Sprint Nextel Corporation. A pioneer in the hosted services space, Apptix currently serves over 350,000 users around the world. Apptix’s comprehensive portfolio of Cloud solutions includes Microsoft Exchange email, VoIP, Microsoft SharePoint, Web Conferencing, and Secure IM with Presence. Services are delivered over a highly reliable network leveraging best-in-class technology, housed in SSAE 16/SAS 70-compliant datacenters, and backed by U.S.-based 24/7 support. For more information, visit www.apptix.com
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