and AppDirect Partner to Deliver Leading Cloud-Based Support Solutions

Mon Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm EST

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPRT), which enables partners to unlock the potential of technology services
, today announced a technology integration with AppDirect
, the leading cloud service marketplace company. Through this integration,
's SaaS-based Nexus® Service Delivery Platform
 and technology services are now available to AppDirect cloud service marketplace partners.

"Combining® technology service solutions with AppDirect's fast-growing ecosystem of
cloud-based business applications allows us to offer channel partners an even broader range of
options for SMBs in a convenient and easy to use fashion," said 
CEO Josh Pickus.

"At AppDirect, one of our top priorities is finding best-of-breed applications to expand our
product catalog," said Daniel Saks, President and Co-CEO of AppDirect. "By offering
's cloud-based turnkey technology service solutions, we can deliver more value to consumers, the
small business market, and our marketplace partners alike."

With the 
Nexus Service Delivery Platform, companies can quickly launch comprehensive technology service
programs that transform out-of-scope calls into revenue, add new service SKUs to retail
assortments, and deepen customer relationships through expanded subscription offerings.

platform includes a suite of cloud-based applications, foundation services and business analytics
that enable technology service programs, and can serve as a fully integrated alternative to costly
disparate systems, including service desk management, device remote control and subscription
also provides its scalable workforce of technology specialists to deliver remote support for
customers who want a turnkey solution.
's Nexus Service Delivery Platform includes a robust set of Web services APIs for order
management, subscription management and data synchronization. Integrating 
with AppDirect enables customers to benefit from single sign-on, which allows them to create one
username and password to access multiple applications, and unified billing that enables users to
view and pay invoices through one centralized portal.

, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPRT) enables partners
 to unlock the potential of technology services
. We help leading brands create new revenue streams and deepen customer loyalty through programs
that enhance their customers' technology experience. Our solution includes a comprehensive Service
Delivery Platform
, mobile and desktop apps, a scalable workforce of technology specialists and proven expertise in
program design and execution. Our partners include many of the nation's leading communications
providers, retailers and technology companies. For more information, please visit us at:

, Inc. logo is available at

About AppDirect

The leading cloud service marketplace company, AppDirect connects end-user businesses, brands, and
developers through a global network of partner marketplaces. Based in San Francisco, AppDirect
powers the marketplaces of trusted companies around the globe-including Deutsche Telekom,
Rackspace, Swisscom, Bell Canada, Appcelerator, and more-and has helped millions of businesses
discover, buy, and manage the best cloud-based software and services. For more information about
AppDirect, please visit:
, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, visit

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, Inc. in the United States and other countries. AppDirect is a trademark of AppDirect, Inc. in
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