Union Pacific Technologies Selects Connectria To Provide Java-based Advanced Application Architecture

ST. LOUIS, MO (February 9, 1999) - Union Pacific Technologies, a division of Union Pacific Corporation, has selected Connectria to design an advanced Java-based application architecture, including a prototype application, as a web-enabled front-end to their mission critical mainframe-based Transportation Control System (TCS). The new application, called Graphical TCS, or GTCS, will allow Union Pacific Technologies' commercial TCS customers to utilize a graphical web interface to operate Union Pacific Technologies industry leading applications to manage transportation and logistics.

About Union Pacific Technologies
Union Pacific Technologies (UPT) is an operating company of Union Pacific Corporation, one of the world's largest transportation companies and the largest railroad in the US. UPT develops sophisticated technology solutions for Union Pacific's operating companies and key partners, and aggressively pursues research in new technologies. UPT also provides commercial transporation management solutions sales outside of Union Pacific including Transporation Control System (TCS), a complete operating system for international railroads, and UPT's Shipment Management Service, the industry benchmark for shipment tracking and the company's fastest growing commercial product. More than 100 companies subscribe to this service.

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Connectria is a profitable and growing global provider of complex hosting and managed hosting services. Connectria offers an array of hosting services for companies of all sizes across a wide range of technologies, including Enterprise Applications, Software as a Service (SaaS), HIPAA Compliance Support, Data Center Outsourcing, Disaster Recovery and Cloud Computing. A privately held company, Connectria has built its business through reinvesting profits and without equity financing. Connectria operates world-class Data Centers, Network Operations Centers, and Engineering Centers located in St. Louis, Missouri and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From these facilities, Connectria operates as a virtual extension of its clients' IT organizations. http://www.connectria.com

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