Appia Partners with Compass Consulting to Offer Managed IT and Telecom Services in Southern California

Released on: September 22, 2008, 6:15 am

Press Release Author: Matt Cowall / Appia Communications

Industry: Telecommunications

Press Release Summary: Compass Consulting will add Appia’s proven solutions in
voice, data, video and networking to its portfolio of services

Press Release Body: TRAVERSE CITY, MI – September 22, 2008 – Appia Communications
announced today that Compass Consulting has joined Appia’s rapidly-growing
nationwide network of partners. Compass Consulting is one of the newest partners to
join Appia, a leading provider of managed IT and telecommunications services to
small and midsize companies and organizations.

“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.”

Compass Consulting will add Appia’s proven solutions in voice, data, video and
networking to its portfolio of services.

“We have worked with Appia Communications over the course of a few years and on
multiple projects. Not only do they offer valuable services, products, and
considerable telecommunications expertise, but they consistently go the extra mile
for the customer,” said Darin Selfridge, president of Compass Consulting. “This
aligns with our corporate philosophy and we are proud to be joining forces in this

For more information about Appia’s managed IT and telecom services, or about
becoming an Appia partner, please contact Jason Ulm at 317-715-9507 or via email at

About Compass Consulting

Based in Camarillo, California, Compass Consulting is a professional provider of top
quality, leading-edge software and network engineering solutions. With expertise in
a wide range of technologies, Compass Consulting has executed hundreds of complete
lifecycle projects for many different enterprises, combining best-of-class
integration and solution skills with an intense focus on customizing solutions to
match the specific needs of each customer.

For more information about Compass Consulting, visit or call

About Appia Communications

Appia Communications is a leading provider of managed IT and telecommunications
services. Its mission is to enable small and midsize companies and organizations to
realize the benefits of Internet Protocol (IP) technology. 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 New York, Chicago,
Los Angeles, Detroit, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Boston, and other markets in North
America and Europe. Appia was named to Inc. magazine’s list of America’s
fastest-growing private companies in both 2007 and 2008. For more information,
please visit or call 877-277-4297. Appia is a Cisco Powered
Network and holds advanced Cisco communications certifications.

Media Contact

Matt Cowall
Marketing Communications Manager
231.929.0970 (v)

Web Site:

Contact Details: Appia Communications
1030 Hastings St, Suite 100
Traverse City, MI 49686

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