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Apptix Expands Into Data Foundry's Ashburn Data Center

Apptix Grows the Relationship by Entrusting Its Cloud Infrastructure to Data Foundry

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, today announced that Northern Virginia based Apptix (OSE: APP), a premier provider of hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions, will expand its footprint within Data Foundry's new global colocation business suite in Ashburn, Virginia. Apptix is a well-established customer of Data Foundry's Austin, Texas locations.

"Having partnered with Data Foundry for several years in Austin, we're excited that Data Foundry is expanding its capabilities within our Northern Virginia backyard," said Peter Walther, Vice President of Business Operations, Apptix, Inc. "The proximity between our corporate headquarters in Herndon and their new Ashburn data center enables Apptix to more effectively leverage Data Foundry's capabilities to enhance our service for our blue-chip channel partners and global customer base."

Apptix has more than 500,000 users under contract who rely on its hosted business communication, collaboration, and IT solutions. The company caters to businesses of all sizes -- from SOHO to Fortune 500 -- and major, blue-chip channel partners. As a provider of hosted services, it's critical the company avoid IT related downtime. For this reason, they partnered with Data Foundry, which offers extremely reliable power and cooling, carrier-neutral network services and robust physical security to avoid outages.

"People think of data centers as high-tech real estate, but we separate ourselves by focusing on being a service organization. We take responsibility for key elements of our customers' data center operations so they can focus on their core business," said Carolyn Yokubaitis, co-CEO of Data Foundry. "We are pleased to be a business partner to Apptix and look forward to their presence in our Virginia colocation facility."

For more about Data Foundry, go to http://www.datafoundry.com

About Data Foundry
Data Foundry provides comprehensive wholesale and retail data center outsourcing, colocation, and disaster recovery services. The company provides its customers with secure premium facilities for servers and equipment, emergency workspace and carrier-neutral network accessibility, supported by experienced onsite technicians and customer support 24/7/365. The company supports more than 1,000 enterprise customers across a variety of industries including energy, healthcare and financial services. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was the first Internet Service Provider in San Antonio and one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry owns and operates four premium data centers in Texas and offers a suite of global colocation and managed services in data centers located in Ashburn, VA, Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.

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