Connectria Provides ASP Hosting on Citrix MetaFrame to Deliver Hosted Software for Principia Partners

ST. LOUIS, MO (May 4, 2004) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide IT infrastructure management services that enable Principia Partners to deliver its industry leading Principia System as an Application Service Provider. As part of the contract, Connectria is managing Principia's sophisticated environment which consists of Sun Solaris servers running Oracle and the Principia System, along with Microsoft Windows servers running Citrix MetaFrame. Principia Partners will leverage Connectria's advanced Internet and data center infrastructure, as well as its expertise in IT infrastructure technologies from Sun, Oracle, Microsoft and Citrix.

About Principia Partners
Founded by a group of finance and technology professionals, Principia Partners offers a fully integrated front to back office solution for management of financial assets, liabilities and derivatives. The Principia System covers fixed income (including ABS/MBS and GICs), interest rate, foreign exchange, credit and equity indexed products. The sub-ledger facilitates full compliance with both FAS 133 and IAS 39 accounting regulations. Principia's target market consists of capital markets groups requiring sophisticated and flexible processing capability on a robust, yet customizable platform. Principia Partners is headquartered at the Harborside Financial Center, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA with an office at 1 Cornhill in London, UK. More information can be found at www.ppllc.com.

About Connectria
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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