Connectria To Provide IBM System i (iSeries-AS/400) Remote Management Services to Paramount

ST. LOUIS, MO (April 23, 2007) - Connectria Corporation, a leading provider of world-class managed hosting & IT infrastructure outsourcing solutions, today announced that it has signed a long term agreement to provide IBM System i (iSeries-AS/400) Remote Management and Administration services to Paramount. Paramount has a significant iSeries environment and was seeking additional iSeries after-hours support without adding full-time staff to its existing iSeries administration team. By utilizing Connectria's iSeries Remote Management and Administration services, Paramount will be able to reduce support costs while increasing service levels to 24/7. Paramount will leverage Connectria's 24/7 Network Operations Center, advanced IBM System i (iSeries-AS/400) automation tools, and extensive experience in remotely managing business-critical IBM iSeries servers. Connectria is an IBM Business Partner and three-time IBM Beacon Award Winner.

About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount classics, MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies and DreamWorks Studios. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Studios and Worldwide Television Distribution. For more information visit

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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.

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