Connectria To Provide Sophisticated SupportSoft Hosting For 3M

ST. LOUIS, MO (September 24, 2003) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide comprehensive 24/7 hosting services to 3M Company of an advanced SupportSoft implementation running on clustered, load-balanced Microsoft Windows servers. 3M will utilize these systems to provide comprehensive support to their healthcare clients.

Connectria has built a reputation for providing complex application hosting, such as those from SupportSoft. Connectria was recommended to 3M by SupportSoft due to our success in hosting SupportSoft systems for Charter Communications. 3M will leverage Connectria's advanced Internet and data center infrastructure, as well as its expertise in IT infrastructure technologies from SupportSoft and Microsoft.

About 3M - A Global, Diversified Technology Company
Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing things happen. Wherever they are, whatever they do, the company's customers know they can rely on 3M to help make their lives better. 3M's brands include Scotch, Post-it, Scotchgard, Thinsulate, Scotch-Brite, Filtrete, Command and Vikuiti. Serving customers in more than 200 countries around the world, the company's 67,000 people use their expertise, technologies and global strength to lead in major markets including consumer and office; display and graphics; electronics and telecommunications; safety, security and protection services; health care; industrial and transportation. For more information, including the latest product and technology news, visit www.3M.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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