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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.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - May 4, 2010 - Appia Communications and Terrapin Solutions have officially announced that Terrapin will distribute Appia’s cloud-based communication and networking services through Terrapin’s agent network.

Terrapin Solutions is a cloud services master agency based in San Ramon, California. As a member of Appia’s rapidly growing network of partners, Terrapin is authorized to offer all of Appia’s managed voice, data, video and networking services to businesses and organizations nationwide.

"The team at Terrapin understood the value of cloud computing years before anyone coined the phrase," said Jason Ulm, Appia’s vice president of sales. "Like Appia, they’ve been providing hosted VoIP since its inception. That experience is rare in the industry and invaluable to customers. We’re delighted to work with them."

"Terrapin is very excited to add Appia to our portfolio of best-of-breed cloud telephony providers," said Andrew Pryfogle, Terrapin’s CEO. "Our initial implementations with Appia have proven they offer outstanding value with tremendous operational excellence. We’re looking forward to building a great business together."

Pryfogle said that the two partners will release a case study on one of their first customer implementations later this week. More information on Terrapin Solutions is available at or by calling 925-271-8338.

For more information about Appia, including its full suite of communication and networking solutions, partnership opportunities, customer case studies and more, please visit or call 877-277-4297.

About Terrapin Solutions

Terrapin Solutions is the go-to master agency for "cloud" technology services, including Cloud Telephony (hosted VoIP, SIP trunking, and call centers), Cloud Computing (desktop/server virtualization), and Managed Cloud Services (outsourced IT/help desk services).

Terrapin’s management team has over 75 years of combined experience in telecommunications and computer technology. By forging relationships with best-of-breed service providers, Terrapin is able to customize solutions that solve real problems for real business customers. Terrapin and its agent community are literally changing the way business gets done, one satisfied customer at a time.

For more information, please visit or call 925-271-8338.

Media Contacts

Andrew Pryfogle
Terrapin Solutions

Matt Cowall
Appia Communications


  • Data, Telecom, IT


  • cloud computing
  • appia
  • appia communications
  • terrapin
  • terrapin solutions
  • hosted voip
  • cloud services

About Appia Communications

Appia Communications is a leading provider of remotely managed communication and networking services, with a focus on small and midsize companies and organizations. Appia’s solutions help customers minimize capital investments, reduce costs, enhance employee productivity, improve customer care, and compete more effectively against much larger enterprises.

Headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, Appia serves markets nationwide, with operations in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and St. Louis.

Appia has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies (Inc., 2007-09); one of the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry (CRN, 2009); and one of the top managed service providers in the world (MSPmentor, 2009-10). Appia has also been named one of the 2010 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch by the Edward Lowe Foundation.

For more information, please visit or call 877-277-4297.