Connectria Provides IT Infrastructure Outsourcing including E-Commerce Web Hosting & Network Monitoring Services For Transamerica Leasing

ST. LOUIS, MO (October 15, 2004) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide IT Infrastructure Outsourcing to Transamerica Leasing (TAL), a division of Aegon (NYSE: AEG). Connectria will provide and host a sophisticated 24/7 e-commerce environment for TAL running on hardened Microsoft Windows servers. This solution will serve as TAL's customer interface into its electronic trading and logistics systems. It will include multiple web servers, TAL's FTP infrastructure, user authentication, proxy services, monitoring of TAL's branch network, and email management including SPAM and virus blocking.

Connectria will utilize its St. Louis-based 24/7 Network Operations Center (NOC) in conjunction with its sophisticated enterprise monitoring tools to support TAL. TAL will have real-time visibility into the environment via Connectria's secure, customized web portal available as part of Connectria's standard offering. TAL will leverage Connectria's redundant Internet and data center infrastructure, its 24x7 NOC, and its expertise in IT infrastructure technologies from IBM, Microsoft and RSA. Connectria is a Premier IBM Business Partner and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider.

About Transamerica Leasing
Transamerica Leasing, Inc., (TAL) based in Purchase, New York, is a leading domestic lessor of intermodal equipment. TAL is the third-largest lessor of rail chassis in the United States and the second-largest lessor of rail trailers and domestic containers. The current container fleet stands at over 1,000,000 TEU containers and consists of dry vans, refrigerated containers, open tops and flat racks. Besides its intermodal leasing business, TAL also operates: TRADER, the world's leading remarketer of intermodal hardware; GREYBOX, a unique provider of an outsourced fleet management services, and GREYSLOT, a creative slot brokering service for empty containers. More information can be found at

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.

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