Appia Named to CRN Fast Growth 100

Annual list recognizes the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry.

Traverse City, MI, September 03, 2009 --( The rapid growth of Appia Communications continues to garner national media attention.

Appia, a provider of managed IT and telecom services to small and midsize companies and organizations, has been named to the Fast Growth 100, an annual listing of the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry.

Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, announced the award last week. The Fast Growth 100 is featured in the most recent issue of Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine and on

"The companies that are included in this list are industry leaders,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and editorial director for Everything Channel. “We congratulate Appia Communications on their well-earned success."

Last month, Appia was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in America for the third straight year. Appia also announced expansion plans in Houston and Philadelphia, adding to its established operations in Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York and St. Louis.

To learn more about Appia, including its managed IT and telecom services, customer case studies, partnership opportunities and more, please visit or call 877-277-4297.

About Everything Channel

Everything Channel is the one-stop shop for managing and accelerating technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

For more information, please visit or

About United Business Media Limited (UBM)

UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM’s businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Its 6,500 staffers in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, please visit

About Appia Communications

Appia Communications is a leading provider of managed IT and telecommunications services, enabling small and midsize companies and organizations to benefit from Internet Protocol (IP) technology for far less than the cost of an in-house implementation. Appia’s managed solutions help customers reduce costs, enhance employee productivity, improve customer care, and compete more effectively against much larger enterprises.

Headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, Appia has operations in Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia and St. Louis. Appia has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies (Inc., 2007, 2008 and 2009), one of the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry (CRN, 2009), and one of the top five managed service providers in the world (MSPmentor, 2008-09).

For more information, please visit or call 877-277-4297. Appia is a Cisco Powered Network and holds advanced Cisco unified communications certifications.

Media Contact

Matt Cowall
Communications Manager

Appia Communications
Matt Cowall