Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), a global technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, announced the expansion of its InsightCloud Solutions Center to now include Microsoft Hosted Solutions Suite, hosted by Apptix (OSE: APP).
Microsoft Hosted Solutions Suite provided by InsightCloud includes hosted Microsoft Exchange email with mobile synchronization and hosted Microsoft SharePoint, to help businesses remain connected on the go, enhance productivity and reduce the cost of IT services. The InsightCloud Solutions Center aggregates these cloud hosted services and provides a single client portal for ongoing management of subscriptions, features and requirements.
“Apptix is providing Insight best-in-class flexible solutions designed to meet the unique needs of businesses of any size,” said David Ehrhardt, president and CEO of Apptix. “We believe Insight now has a competitive advantage within the growing Cloud market space.”
Insight will continue to roll out the cloud services in a phased approach, eventually offering Apptix’s full suite of Cloud-based Microsoft solutions and capabilities including:
- Mobile Email Synchronization – seamless integration with a variety of mobile devices including iPad®, iPhone®, Windows Mobile®, Android® and BlackBerry®
- Archiving & Compliance – email archiving for regulatory compliance, audit, legal hold, and eDiscovery
- Email Encryption – secure communications
- SharePoint – an affordable, enterprise-class collaboration and content management platform
- Secure Instant Messaging – an enterprise-class messaging service that protects against security breaches without compromising efficiency and productivity
- Web Conferencing – an affordable, easy-to-use online meeting solution enabling real-time collaboration
- Active Directory Synchronization – streamlined on-boarding and account management
“With more of our partners offering their solutions via the cloud, we continue to see clients wrestle with the concept of managing multiple cloud services,” said Bill McCarthy, senior vice president, Cloud Solutions at Insight. “We are pleased to have Apptix in our InsightCloud Solutions Center, where clients can leverage the management capabilities for their messaging and collaboration cloud services.”
Microsoft Hosted Solutions Suite provided by InsightCloud delivers the reliability and support needed to meet strict corporate requirements. Optional archiving and compliance features help businesses meet stringent regulatory requirements, such as HIPAA, PCI, FRCP and SOX.
Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Cloud, Virtualization, Data Center, Unified Communication & Collaboration, Networking & Security, Data Protection, Mobility & Point of Sale, and Office Productivity. Insight has sold over one million business and public sector client cloud seats across the globe. With approximately 5,300 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 460 on the 2012 Fortune 500 and has generated sales of $5.3 billion for its most recent fiscal year, which ended December 31, 2011. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com.
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 – with particular expertise supporting legal, financial, healthcare, and telecom firms. 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, SharePoint, Web Conferencing, and Secure IM with Presence. Services are delivered over a highly reliable network leveraging best-in-class technology, housed in Tier IV SSAE 16/SAS-70 Type II compliant data centers, and backed by U.S.-based 24/7 support. For more information, visit www.apptix.com.