Connectria To Provide Lotus Domino Hosting To Darden Restaurants

ST. LOUIS, MO (November 20, 2001) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide 24/7 Lotus Domino hosting services to Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI). This environment is being implemented by Darden to communicate to its partners as a secure extranet.

About Darden Restaurants
Darden Restaurants, Inc. is the world's largest casual dining restaurant company based on market share, sales and number of company-owned and operated restaurants. Darden Restaurants operates more than 1,300 Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill, and Seasons 52 restaurants in North America - employing more than 140,000 people who serve 300 million meals annually. All of its restaurants are company-owned. More information can be found at www.dardenrestaurants.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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