2016


06/10/2016 Appia listed in top 500 managed services providers globally and as a tier 1 total service provider
Appia Communications, Inc., a leading Cloud managed services provider, is listed number 59 in MSPmentor’s list of the top 500 Managed Services Providers in the world.

03/23/2016 Appia Communications Recognized by CRN for the Fifth Straight Year
CRN recently announced that Appia Communications, Inc., placed on the Elite 150 of CRN’s 2016 Managed Service Provider 500 (MSP500) list.

01/14/2016 Appia Communications Delivers Best-in-Class Cloud Computing for Business
Appia Communications, a leading provider of Cloud­ based communication and networking services, today announced the availability of its Cloud desktops.

2015


11/17/2015 Appia Communications Acquires BroadRiver Communication Corporation
Appia Communications, a leading provider of Cloud-based communication and networking services, today announced the acquisition of BroadRiver Communication Corporation (BRCC). BRCC is an Atlanta-based provider of voice, internet, hosting, and colocation services.

09/29/2015 Appia Communications Announces MasterFax Services for VoiP Reliable and Secure Faxing
Appia Communications, a leading provider of Cloud-based communication and networking services, announced today the addition of MasterFax to its popular fax services.

09/03/2015 Appia Communications Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers
Appia Communications, a global provider of Cloud-based communication and networking services, ranks among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Penton’s fifth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report.

08/11/2015  Appia Communications Adds Powerful Voicemail Transcription Service
Appia Communications, a leading provider of Cloud-based communication and networking services, today announced the launch of its visual voicemail transcription service. The service converts voicemail messages to text, which gives users quick access to voicemail messages via any email client on any device.

03/17/2015  Channel Partners 360⁰ Award
Channel Partners magazine, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom systems and services, is pleased to announce that Appia Communications has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Channel Partners 360⁰ Business Value Awards.

02/18/2015  Appia Communications Named to Managed Service Provider Elite List by CRN
Company recognized as a managed services leader for third year

2014


08/12/2014 Appia Launches New Site
New site offers easier navigation and more information.

03/17/2014 Appia Introduces Cloud Desk Top Services
New service enables customers to realize savings, better security and mobility.

02/18/2014 Appia Communications Named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 List
Company recognized for forward-thinking approach to meeting the needs of today’s IT channel.

2012


07/16/2012 Appia Communications Delivers a Simplified PBX in the Cloud
Customers get the ultimate in flexibility with  Appia’s new offering.

07/11/2012 Appia Communications Introduces Support for High Definition Voice
Customers can now experience the superior sound quality of the g.722 VoIP codec.

06/19/2012 Appia Communications Delivers Phone System Disaster Recovery
Buy SIP trunking from Appia and then coloacte your PBX for as low as $59 per month.

05/30/2012  Appia Communications and Pangaea Networks Partner to Serve Up a Winning Recipe in New York Metro
New services include hosted VoIP, SIP trunking, video conferencing, nationwide networking and managed data services.

05/03/2012  Appia Communications Resets Pricing Data Center Services
New rates bring cloud infrastructure service within reach for all customers.

04/24/2012  3CX and Appia Announce Low-Cost, High-Quality VOIP Solution
3CX and Appia present a complete VoIP PBX solution to all 3CX phone system customers after the interoperability testing proves successful.

03/07/2012  Appia Communications Awarded Patent in Network Security
AppiaSecure wins patent approval on comprehensive enterprise network security framework.

02/15/2012  Appia Communications Awarded Premium Partner Status by 3CX
Only a handful of partners have achieved 3CX premium status.

02/02/2012  Appia Communications Named to MSPMentor 100 Global List for Fourth Year
Appia was recognized on both the MSPmentor report that includes MSPs from around the world and the MSPmentor 200 North American edition.

01/05/2012 | Appia Communications Achieves Milestone in Network Security Patent Process
AppiaSecure moves closer to patent approval on comprehensive enterprise network security framework.

2011


11/17/2011  Appia Communications Offers New Unlimited SIP Trunking Option
Customers can choose unlimited calling including Canada for their PBXs.

11/10/2011  Appia Communications Completes Data Center Upgrades, Announces New Pricing
World-class carrier neutral data center with 24/7/365 hands-on support.

10/26/2011  Appia Communications Offers Unlimited Video Conferencing and Broadcasting for One Low Price
The new pricing applies to Appia’s best-in-class hosted Appia Video Communicator (AVC) platform. Broadcasting is the perfect choice for distance learning, marketers, and micro-broadcasters.

10/18/2011  New SIP Trunking Solution Provides Unlimited Call Paths
Appia Communications unleashes the power of SIP by removing concurrent call limitations on its SIP trunking products.

10/04/2011  Appia Communications Announces its New Hosted VoIP Offering
“Appia Cubed” hosted VoIP combines advanced features, mobility, and exceptional value to augment Appia’s other hosted VoIP offerings.

09/26/2011  Appia Communications Recognized on the CRN Fast Growth 100 List for Third Straight Year
Annual list by CRN Magazine recognizes the fastest growing technology solution providers in North America.

08/23/2011  Appia Communications Scores Ranking as One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for Fifth Straight Year
One of a handful of companies to be recognized five years in row by the Inc. 5000.

08/10/2011  Appia Phone Number Availability Spans the Globe
Customers can now order phone numbers from Europe, Latin America and Asia.

06/30/2011 | Appia Turns Up the Heat in Indianapolis
Customers in Appia-connected buildings cut their telecom bill in half!

06/08/2011  Appia Communications Wholesale Division Offers Telephone Number Peering
Service providers of all sizes can take advantage of peering with Appia.

05/10/2011  Appia Communications Marks the 10th Anniversary of its Founding
Over 40,000 end-user customers served by one of the top managed service providers.

05/02/2011  Appia Communications Expands Datacenter and Cloud Services
Product expansion includes virtual private servers, cloud storage, and managed data center service.

03/17/2011  Appia Communications Successfully Completes Integration of Voxitas
Operational, network and product integration delivers strong platform to meet customer needs.

02/17/2011  Third Time is a Charm
Appia named for third year in a row as one of the world’s top 100 Managed Service Providers (MSPs).

02/03/2011  New Appia Video Communicator to be Released
Update offers better video compression and is easier to use.

01/26/2011 | New Cloud Solution Provides One-Stop Computing and Voice Services for the Desktop
RightOffice can save customers 50% or more in capital and operating costs.

01/06/2011 | Appia Expands Local Telephone Coverage to Alaska
Benefits of hosted VoIP and SIP trunking make their way to Anchorage.

2010


12/08/2010 Video Communication Finding Widespread Application
The most common use of video communication continues to be video conferencing. But Appia Communications sees the technology taking hold is a variety of other applications.

10/28/2010 | Connect Callers Faster with Appia’s New Zip Code Feature
Callers can now get store or office locations over the phone

10/13/2010 | Appia Acquires Connect Communications
Purchase of multi-tenant service provider expands Appia market reach.

09/30/2010 | Appia Named to Everything Channel’s Fast Growth 100
Annual list by CRN magazine recognizes the fastest growing technology solution providers.

09/29/2010 | Appia MPLS Promotion Extended
New customers with three or more locations can save over $4,000 a year!

09/02/2010 Appia Communications Ranked One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for Fourth Straight Year
Inc. magazine recognizes the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

08/26/2010 | Appia Video Communicator Adds H.323 Interoperability
Extended capability enables customers to leverage video investments.

08/16/2010 | Appia Announces New Convenient SIP Trunking Bundles
SIP trunking bundles provide Appia’s customers with a simple way to purchase service for their Internet enabled phone system.

08/09/2010 | Appia Communications Completes Acquisition of Voxitas
Combination gives customers a single, nationwide source for communications and networking services.

07/28/2010 | Appia Partners with Enterprise Unified Solutions in Indiana
“The decision to partner with Appia proves our commitment to providing our customers with a more complete and cost-effective solution,” said Doug Sauer, President of Enterprise Unified Solutions. “Appia’s wide portfolio of network services combined with our telecommunications solutions and exceptional customer service makes this a great solution for our customers.”

07/08/2010 | Appia Introduces Nationwide MPLS Services
New service ensures quality of service from end-to-end.

06/23/2010 | Appia Adds SIP Trunking to its Business Phone Services
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) technology gives Appia customers with their own phone systems more ways to benefit from business VoIP and other unified communications applications.

06/03/2010 | Appia Partners with CBX Technologies in Northern California
Serving government agencies and businesses since 1998, Oakland-based CBX selects Appia to broaden its portfolio of communication and network services.

05/12/2010 | New Case Study Features Appia Video Communication
A busy dental practice deploys Appia Video Communication to improve collaboration between its four offices.

05/05/2010 | Appia and Terrapin Solutions Release Case Study on Cloud Services
In dark days for auto retailers, a savvy Texas dealership makes its own silver lining with cloud technologies.

04/28/2010 | Appia and Terrapin Solutions Join Forces in the Cloud
Cloud services master agency Terrapin Solutions announces an agreement to distribute Appia’s communication and networking services.

04/08/2010 | Appia Continues Expansion, Hires New Regional Manager for Southwest U.S.
VoIP veteran Rob Johnson will serve a growing base of Appia customers and channel partners in southern California and nearby states.

03/31/2010 | Appia Named One of Michigan’s “50 Companies to Watch”
Award recognizes innovative companies throughout the state of Michigan.

03/24/2010 | Appia Announces Telepresence Video Solution Appia Video Communication
Appia Video Communication platform now supports 1080p HD, making it one of the most flexible and affordable telepresence solutions available.

03/10/2010 NetPros Partners with Appia to Offer Communication and Networking Services
Founded by IT educators, Michigan-based NetPros is one of the newest tech consultancies to carry Appia’s voice, video and networking services.

03/04/2010 | Appia Hires New Regional Manager for Northwest U.S
Mike Guerrero brings a strong background in networking technologies and video conferencing as part of Appia’s ongoing expansion.

02/24/2010 Appia Featured on Cover of ChannelPro
Magazine’s February cover story investigates Voice over IP (VoIP) opportunities for channel partners and other technology resellers.

02/18/2010 Appia to Acquire Assets of Connect Communications
Based in Indianapolis, Connect brings 25 years of experience in providing business communications services, with a specialization in multi-tenant offices.

02/16/2010 | Appia Communications Named One of the World’s Top MSPs for the Second Straight Year
The MSPmentor 100 identifies the technology industry’s most progressive managed service providers (MSPs).

2009


12/23/2009 | Appia’s Phone Services Make a Difference for Nonprofit Agency
Nonprofits face unprecedented challenges in current economy. New case study shows how the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana cut costs and improved operations with Appia’s hosted VoIP services.

12/10/2009 | Appia Offers Permanent Relief from Cisco CallManager Upgrades
Beginning in 2010, two versions of the CallManager telephone platform will reach end-of-life. Switching to Appia’s hosted service can eliminate upgrade worries and costs.

10/28/2009 | Appia Introduces a Better Trading Turret: Your IP Phone
Appia brings automatic ringdown functionality to an ordinary IP phone.

10/15/2009 | Appia Hiring Regional Managers in Los Angeles and Houston
Sales professionals are needed to manage channels for Appia’s communication and networking services.

10/08/2009 Video Conferencing Outside the Box
Appia’s free video communication software runs right on a desktop or laptop, so there’s no need for dedicated hardware.

09/23/2009 | Video Communication Solution Showcased for Educators
Cost-cutting is key at Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA) conference in Traverse City.

08/19/2009 | Appia Opens Recruitment for IT and Telecom Partners in Houston and Philadelphia
Rapid growth continues for provider of managed IT and telecom services, and reseller partners are needed to help meet demand.

08/13/2009 | Appia Communications Ranked One of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the Third Straight Year
Annual listing by Inc. magazine recognizes the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

08/12/2009 | New York Blower Saves Big with Hosted VoIP
New case study from Appia Communications demonstrates the possibilities and benefits of IP technology for businesses.

07/22/2009 | The Four Ways to Save Video Conferencing
It’s a killer app, but if your organization fails to take four key factors into account, your efforts could be dead on arrival.

07/15/2009 | Don’t Let Phone Contracts Delay VoIP Benefits
Appia’s IP-PBX services make it possible for companies and organizations to benefit from VoIP without waiting for contracts to expire.

06/30/2009 | Appia Launches “Applause”
Applause offers affordable high-definition video, voice, chat and desktop sharing in one easy-to-use application.

06/24/2009 | One Million Reasons to Partner with Appia
Provider of managed IT and telecom services tops $1 million in revenues shared with resellers.

06/16/2009 | Appia Partners with Falkor Group to Expand Managed IT and Telecom Services in Chicago
Falkor Group will add Appia’s proven solutions in voice, data, video and networking to its Assured-ITSM Managed Services.

06/04/2009 | Appia Completes Network Upgrade Program
Investments keep Appia customers ahead of the curve with enhanced redundancy, network security, and sophisticated intrusion protection capabilities.

05/13/2009 | Appia Announces Free Live Video Conferencing Demos
Appia Video Communicator now available to try live from your own office.

04/08/2009 | Appia Introduces Managed IT and Telecom Services for Property Managers
Already installed voice, video and data services add value and attract tenants.

04/02/2009 | Business Broadband Providers Profiting from Appia Managed Services
As broadband prices fall, providers look to network applications to become more competitive.

03/25/2009 | Appia and Terrapin Solutions Join Forces in the Cloud
Cloud services master agency Terrapin Solutions announces an agreement to distribute Appia’s communication and networking services.

03/10/2009 | Video Communication Goes Beyond Conferencing
Combining voice, data and video in one live session shows promise for distance learning and other broadcast uses.

03/03/2009 | Appia Partners with Common Sense Solutions to Expand Managed IT and Telecom Services in the Midwest
“Customization is essential to making any technology meet the needs of the customer,” said Jason Ulm, Appia’s vice president of sales. “One of the strengths of Common Sense Solutions is that they tailor the right solution to each individual customer. This will be an innovative partnership.”

02/27/2009 | Appia, 7 Layer IT Solutions Expanding to Meet Service Demand in Southern California
“Expansion is a good problem to have,” said Angel Cifuentes, president of 7 Layer IT Solutions. “We’ve grown on the strength of our satisfied customers. Especially in this economic climate, we know our services can help many more.”

02/17/2009 | Appia Communications Named to MSPmentor 100
Second-annual research report from Nine Lives Media Inc. identifies the world’s most progressive managed service providers; Appia Ranked in top five.

02/12/2009 | Appia Communications Welcomes New Regional Manager for Northeastern U.S.
Appia Communications announced today that Odila Roman has joined the company as Regional Manager for the Northeast U.S., including New York, New Jersey, and New England.

02/10/2009 | Appia Partners with Long Island’s NST to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services
“NST is excited to add Appia’s hosted IP telephony solution to the services we provide,” said Matthew Brown, vice president of NST. “We’ve seen the benefits of the hosted model and how much money it can save clients. In addition, NST will be able to offer the Appia video conferencing solution to help our customers cut travel costs and improve productivity.”

02/04/2009 | Appia White Paper Explores the Benefits and Challenges of Video Conferencing
Appia Communications published a new white paper today that explores the benefits and challenges of video conferencing for small and midsize companies and organizations.

01/20/2009 | Appia Partners with The Gatestone Group to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in Central Ohio
“Our partnership with Gatestone is a great fit,” said Jason Ulm, Appia’s vice president of sales. “We can offer customers in the Columbus area real savings in both capital and operating costs, on top of a highly reliable service delivery platform.”

01/13/2009 | Appia Partners with Precise Consulting Inc. to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in New York City
“Precise Consulting shares our commitment to truly customized solutions that maximize savings and benefits for our customers,” said Jason Ulm, Appia’s vice president of sales. “Together, we will help many businesses in New York.”

01/07/2009 | Appia Partners with TeamLogic IT
TeamLogic will add Appia’s proven solutions in voice, data, video and networking to its portfolio of IT services. “We’re always looking for ways to give our customers more value,” said Jibu Mathews, the owner and operator of the North Brunswick branch. “Partnering with Appia will give us more ways to cut costs, simplify operations, and provide reliable peace of mind for our clients.”

2008


11/12/2008 Appia Video Communicator Lowers the Cost of Video Communication
Managed services provider Appia Communications today announced a telepresence video communication solution that offers significant cost savings for companies and organizations.

11/11/2008 Appia Communications Welcomes New Regional Manager for Chicago
Managed services provider Appia Communications announced today that Tim Mahan has joined the company as a Regional Manager for Chicago, increasing Appia’s presence in this market.

10/15/2008 Appia Communications Releases New Case Study
Hosted VoIP benefits add up for accounting firm.

10/13/2008 Appia Video Communicator Slashes Bandwidth Requirements for Video Communications
AVC supports multiple resolutions, all at 30 frames per second.

09/22/2008 Appia Partners with Compass Consulting to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in Southern California
“Compass Consulting offers tremendous technical expertise, but it’s their focus on the customer that sets them apart,” said Jason Ulm, Appia’s vice president of sales. “We’re excited to have them as a partner.”

09/02/2008 Appia Partners with Edge Technology Group to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in the NYC Area
Appia Communications announced today that Edge Technology Group has joined Appia’s rapidly-growing nationwide network of partners.

08/14/2008 Appia Partners with CSBCS Inc. to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in the Indianapolis Area
CSBCS will add Appia’s proven solutions in voice, data, video and networking to its portfolio of services. “I’ve always had good luck working with Appia, so I’m glad to be a partner,” said Mark A. Currans, president of CSBCS. “They provide excellent service and innovative, truly customized solutions.”

06/23/2008 Appia Launches Innovative Program for SMBs
“One-Stop” makes VoIP easy and affordable for small and midsize companies and organizations.

06/09/2008 Appia Introduces Affordable High Definition Video Communications Solution
Concerns over fuel prices and carbon emissions are spurring heightened interest in video communications.

05/30/2008 VoIP Reduces Expenses for Non-Profit Agencies
“Non-profits face a particularly difficult set of challenges today,” said Victor von Schlegell, Appia’s president. “One of these challenges is how to carry out their important missions with fewer resources. They therefore want to cut costs, and IT and telecom are good targets for cost reduction since these costs can be reduced without affecting services.”

05/23/2008 Appia Communications Publishes White Paper on VoIP Security
“The purpose of the white paper is to provide a brief, high-level and non-technical overview of the challenges of VoIP security. Our goal is to inform owners and managers so that they can ensure that their organizations are prepared when VoIP security becomes an issue,” continued von Schlegell.

05/21/2008 Appia Partners with IT Siren, Inc. to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in the Chicago Area
Appia Communications today announced that IT Siren, Inc. has joined Appia’s rapidly-growing nationwide network of partners.

05/20/2008 Lower the Cost of a CallManager Deployment with Appia’s TotalConnect
Appia Communications, a leading provider of managed IT and telecom services, has developed a service that lowers the costs of owning a Cisco CallManager.

05/16/2008 Appia Partners with Vicinitech
“We’ve been using Appia’s hosted VoIP solution for almost a year, and can’t think of a better voice solution to offer our customers,” said Ron Jameson, IT Division Manager.

04/22/2008 Appia Communications Offers ICE Server and Client
Appia Communications today announced the release of a server and client to meet the growing need for Interactive Connectivity Establishment (ICE).

04/21/2008 Appia Expands Fax-to-Email Service Nationwide
“The service is ideal for remote workers and people who travel because they can receive faxes anywhere they are able to access email,” said Jason Ulm, Vice President of Sales. “The other advantage of the Appia service is that it allows users to set up local fax numbers almost anywhere in the U.S.,” continued Ulm. “Other services have a much smaller footprint.”

04/16/2008 Appia Communications Introduces New Connectivity Option for Customers with Softphones
Softphones are PC applications that function in the same way regular phones do. Many teleworkers and travelers use softphones because they have no footprint on the desktop and can be used wherever there is access to the Internet. Traditionally, to use a softphone required organizations to set up virtual private networks (VPN). Appia customers are now able to use softphones without doing so.

04/04/2008 Appia Communications Launches Free Virtual Suggestion Box Service
SpeakFreely is a service that gives companies and organizations a simple way to do what traditional suggestion boxes do. SpeakFreely is perfect for any company or organization, but especially those whose people work in different locations or who are often on the road. Users can send a SpeakFreely message from anywhere and at any time.

03/25/2008 Appia Communications Announces Customer Referral Program
“When a new company or organization joins the Appia customer family, we will show our appreciation by giving the referring Appia customer $250 off their monthly Appia invoice, and the referrer him- or herself a $250 VISA gift card,” continued Ulm.

03/18/2008 Appia Communications Welcomes new Regional Manager for Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa
Appia Communications announced that Frank Beltrano has joined the company as Regional Manager.

03/11/2008 Appia Partners with Illinois Business Communications
“We are pleased to partner with IBC,” said Jason Ulm, Appia’s Vice President of Sales. “IBC is a respected company and we are honored that they have chosen to work with us.”

03/11/2008 Appia and Applications Experts Announce Partnership
Appia Communications today announced that Application Experts has joined Appia’s rapidly-growing nationwide network of partners.

03/10/2008 Appia Communications Nominated for Award
Appia Communications has been nominated for the Business of the Year Award.

02/29/2008 Appia Partners with MapleTronics Computers
Headquartered in Goshen, IN, MapleTronics Computers is a network solutions provider specializing in network consulting, design, and support for servers, workstations, and PCs. MapleTronics serves both corporate and home customers by continually expanding upon their network, educational, and Web-based products and services.

02/14/2008 Appia Communications Welcomes New Regional Manager for Northeastern U.S.
Appia Communications, a leading provider of managed IT and telecommunications services, announced today that Richard Pellichero has been appointed Regional Manager for the northeastern United States.

02/11/2008 Indianapolis Law Firm Implements Disaster Recovery for Voice Services
Krieg DeVault, a major law firm headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, now has disaster recovery for its voice services, thanks to the managed IP communications solution provided by Appia Communications.

02/04/2008 Appia Communications to Offer IT and Telecom Services in the Boston Area
“New England is a dynamic market and we’re eager to serve businesses and the non-profit community here,” said Jason Ulm, Appia’s Vice President of Sales. “We’re looking forward to bringing the same benefits of IP technology to customers in the Boston area that we have brought to customers across the U.S.”

02/01/2008 Outsourcing LAN Management
For most companies and organizations, managing a Local Area Network (LAN) is a balancing act.

01/15/2008 Secured Network Services to Offer Hosted VoIP Services over Appia Network
Appia Communications today announced that Secured Network Services (SNS) of Norwood, Massachusetts, has joined its national network of partners.

01/03/2008 Appia Partners with Bryley Systems to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Hudson, MA, Bryley Systems is a full-service provider of business technology solutions, whose mission is to fulfill the information-technology needs of organizations throughout New England.

2007


11/26/2007 Appia Communications Announces Digital Signage Solution
“Digital signage represents a major change in targeted messaging,” said Victor von Schlegell, Appia’s president. “It’s a dynamic communications platform that captures attention, educates and informs, and improves overall customer experience.”

11/06/2007 Appia Communications Launches High Definition Video Conferencing for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations
The heart of the Appia solution is its H.264 CODEC, which was developed specifically for real-time applications. The CODEC enables compression of 300:1 or more, depending on content, which sharply reduces bandwidth requirements while producing HD quality.

10/19/2007 Appia Recertified as Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Partner
The certification recognizes Cisco partners for their knowledge and expertise in selling, designing, installing, and supporting a comprehensive unified communications solution.

09/22/2007 Appia Communications Named One of America’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies
Appia Communications announced today that it has been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the nation’s most dynamic private companies.

09/18/2007 New Spam Management Solution from Appia Eliminates Unwanted Email
The service, called SpamManager, enables email users to take control of the email that they receive. Through an easy-to-use Web-based interface, users can block malicious messages; create white lists of approved email addresses, and more.

09/10/2007 Appia Communications Announces Desktop and Server Support
Service is aimed at freeing IT staff from time-consuming routine workload.

08/02/2007 Continuity in Voice Communications is Essential to Disaster Recovery Planning
Most organizations focus on data when preparing a disaster recovery plan, but it is equally important to maintain contact with customers, vendors and staff when disaster strikes.

06/18/2007 Appia Announces Disaster Recovery Service for SMBs
“No matter what size your organization is, a comprehensive disaster plan is essential,” said Victor von Schlegell, Appia’s president. “The problem for SMBs has been that the disaster recovery solutions that are on the market are expensive and complex.” Appia’s disaster recovery service helps SMBs overcome these challenges in three ways.

05/30/2007 Network Slowdown Underscores Value of Remote Network Monitoring
Remote network monitoring by a third party is relatively new and is becoming more popular among organizations with small IT staffs or those who are available only during normal business hours.

05/18/2007 Appia Communications Partners with New Age Telecom to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services
“We’re excited to welcome New Age Telecom as an Appia partner. Their established presence in northern Indiana and southern Michigan will help us to help us to continue our expansion into those important markets,” said Jason Ulm, Appia’s Vice President of Sales.

05/18/2007 Appia Communications to Offer IT and Telecom Services in Atlanta
Appia Communications announced that it is expanding its service footprint to Atlanta and surrounding markets.

05/16/2007 Appia Communications Names VP of Sales
Appia Communications announced the promotion of Jason Ulm to Vice President of Sales.

05/08/2007 Managed Services Help Smaller Businesses Close the Competitive Gap
The Internet’s new technologies provide a competitive edge for the companies, but much of these technologies are simply out of reach for small to mid-sized companies.

04/27/2007 Appia Communications to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in Columbus
“Columbus is a dynamic market, and we’re excited to serve the business and non–profit community there,” said Victor von Schlegell, Appia’s president, “We’re looking forward to bringing the same benefits of IP technology to customers in the Columbus community that we have brought to customers in other U.S. markets.”

04/20/2007 Appia Communications Relocates St. Louis Network Operations Center
Appia Communications today announced the opening of a new Network Operations Center (NOC) in St. Louis.