Appia Named To Managed Service Providers Toplist: Traverse City-based Appia Communications Inc., a provider of managed communication and network services, has landed on Nine Lives Media Inc.’s fourth annual MSPmentor 100, a list and research report identifying the world’s top 100 managed service providers. This year’s MSPmentor 100 report includes MSPs from North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australia. It’s the third straight year Appia has appeared on the list. The MSPmentor 100 report, available at www.MSPmentor.net/top-100-msps, is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey, conducted from October through December 2010. The MSPmentor 100 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee and customer devices managed. For more information about Appia Communications, visit www.appiaservices.com or call (877) 277-4297.