Connectria Expands its "Software as a Service" Hosting for Octagon Research

ST. LOUIS, MO (May 15, 2009) - Connectria Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise-class Managed Hosting and Data Center Services, today announced that it has expanded its long term agreement to provide a customized Software as a Service (SaaS) Managed Hosting solution with Octagon Research.

Octagon Research is experiencing significant growth of its ViewPoint® software and relies upon Connectria to be responsible for day-to-day operations of its backend infrastructure within Connectria's enterprise-class data center facilities. Octagon Research continues to take advantage of Connectria's flexible contract structure and fixed-fee approach to manage the growth of its offering.

Hosted within Connectria's North American data centers, Connectria's will continue to be responsible for the 24/7 Monitoring, Management, and Administration of Octagon's environment, including server hardware and Microsoft Windows infrastructure. As part of the implementation, Connectria's engineers will continue to work closely with Octagon Research's team to deploy this solution. Connectria's services allow Octagon Research to reduce implementation time, streamline administration support and focus on growing its business.

Octagon Research Solutions
Octagon Research Solutions is the leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D. It offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Their integrated suite of offerings is built upon deep domain knowledge, cross-functional eSub expertise, a holistic process approach and integrated solutions. Unlike the competition, Octagon's business model incorporated these strong differentiators from the inception of the company and continues to develop solutions that leverage these strengths.

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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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