Connectria To Provide 24/7 iSeries Remote Monitoring and Remote Administration Services To Playtex Products

ST. LOUIS, MO (August 05, 2005) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it will provide IBM iSeries (AS400) Remote Monitoring and Remote Administration of Playtex Product's mission critical IBM iSeries servers which includes an Intel Integrated Storage environment. Connectria's AS400 Remote Monitoring and Remote Administration solution will enable Playtex Products to reduce its support costs and eliminate its need for consultants, while increasing service levels to 24/7 in order to meet its growing business requirements. Playtex Products prides itself on the Intel Integrated Storage Model, which it has embraced within the iSeries environment. This model allows Playtex to more fully utilize its investment in its iSeries technology Connectria will provide 24/7 remote monitoring of Playtex Products' IBM iSeries servers, including batch job processing and alerting of job suspensions or interruptions, PTF and upgrade management, maintenance scheduling, and data back-up services.

Playtex Products will leverage Connectria's 24/7 Network Operations Center, its advanced IBM iSeries automation tools, and its IBM iSeries and AS400 expertise. Connectria is a Premier IBM Business Partner and three-time IBM Beacon Award Winner.

About Playtex Products
Playtex Products (Headquartered in Westport, CT) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of a diversified portfolio of well-recognized, market-leading personal care and consumer products in areas such as Skin Care, Feminine Care and Infant Care. Approximately 98% of the Company's net sales were from products that are #1 or #2 in their respective markets.

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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