Bell Industries Inc. Selects Connectria Hosting For iSeries Administration Services

ST. LOUIS, MO (January 6, 2011) - Connectria Hosting announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Bell Industries Inc. to become their iSeries Administrator of choice. Experience and the flexibility to support Bell's environment were key factors in selecting Connectria as their custom hosting provider. The remote administration solution from Connectria enables Bell to maintain the systems in their current location without disruption to its operations or network connectivity. Connectria will provide 24/7 support of this mission critical environment through their Network Operations Center for less than the cost of a fully burdened FTE.

About Bell Industries
Bell Industries Inc. is a holding company for two operating businesses: Bell Techlogix and the Recreational Products Group. Bell Techlogix offers a comprehensive portfolio of technology products, mobile application and support solutions, and managed lifecycle services. These services include technology planning, acquisition and deployment, 24/7 help desk services, technical support and maintenance, and recycle services. Bell's Recreational Product Group is a leading wholesale distributor of replacement parts and accessories to the recreational vehicle, marine, snow, ATV and cycle markets.

About Connectria
Connectria Hosting is a profitable and growing global managed hosting provider of cloud, dedicated server and custom hosting services. Packaged or customized solutions are available for technologies including OS, virtualization, database, email/collaboration and application/web servers. Connectria's hosting expertise represents one of the industry's widest range of supported platforms from a variety of vendors, including Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, Dell, SUN, Citrix, VMware and Open Source (e.g. Linux/LAMP, MySQL).

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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