New Appia Case Study Hosted VoIP Benefits Add Up for Accounting Firm

Released on: October 15, 2008, 9:11 am

Press Release Author: Matt Cowall / Appia Communications

Industry: Telecommunications

Press Release Summary: A comprehensive IT review from WSRB, equipment expertise from
Cyberian Technologies, and a hosted VoIP solution from Appia Communications free The
CPA Group to better serve its clients.

Press Release Body: TRAVERSE CITY, MI - October 15, 2008 - Appia Communications, a
leading provider of managed IT and telecom services, today announced a new case
study featuring The CPA Group, an accounting and business consulting firm in

IT consulting firm WSRB recommended solutions from Appia and Cyberian Technologies
for The CPA Group, which had outgrown and overwhelmed its existing systems.

"We needed a system in place that would integrate two offices, enable us to work
from multiple locations, allow for growth, and work with our existing software
suite," said The CPA Group's Kurt Krueger. "Most importantly, we needed increased
speed and efficiency, and a system that would be easy to manage."

A comprehensive review from WSRB, equipment expertise from Cyberian, and a hosted
VoIP solution from Appia combined to solve these issues, plus provide disaster
recovery and mobility capabilities that have proved valuable.

"Everything just works," said Krueger. "We're able to serve our clients better."

To see how, read the entire case study at

About Cyberian Technologies

Based in Indianapolis, Cyberian Technologies serves small to medium-size businesses
with IT network solutions, planning and upgrades, as well as the installation and
support of related Microsoft, Citrix, and Cisco systems and products. For more
information, please visit

About WSRB

Weidmayer, Schneider, Raham & Bennett is an innovative accounting and business
consulting firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. WSRB's Information Technology Services
Group helps clients make smart IT choices by providing informed and unbiased
recommendations for products and services that fit each unique business environment.
For more information, please visit

About The CPA Group

The CPA Group is a full-service tax, accounting, and business consulting firm
headquartered in Monett, Missouri, with a branch office in Cassville, Missouri. It
provides total financial services to individuals, agencies, and businesses of all
sizes. For more information, please visit

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
+1 231-929-0970

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