Nobel Automotive Selects Connectria To Provide Data Center Outsourcing Services

ST. LOUIS, MO (January 10, 2008) - Connectria Corporation, a leading provider of world-class managed hosting & IT infrastructure outsourcing solutions, today announced that it has entered into a long term agreement with Nobel Automotive to provide 24/7 Data Center Outsourcing Services. As part of the engagement, Connectria will provide iSeries (AS/400) Managed Hosting of Nobel's mission-critical iSeries Production environment, iSeries (AS/400) Disaster Recovery services, Lotus Notes/Domino Managed Hosting, and Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) Managed Hosting for Nobel's Blackberry users. Connectria's breadth and depth of service expertise in the technologies included in this environment were critical factors in Nobel's decision to award this contract.

Connectria will host Nobel's IBM iSeries Model i525 server, which supports a 24/7 mission-critical environment that runs Nobel's core business operations. Connectria will also provide engineering and migration services to Nobel in order to transition the system from Nobel's former parent company, Dana Corporation, to Connectria's enterprise-class data centers in North America. Nobel will also utilize Connectria's iSeries (AS/400) Disaster Recovery capabilities for subscription-based access to a back-up iSeries (AS/400) server in the event of a disaster.

Connectria will also be responsible for the 24/7 Monitoring, Management, and Administration of the entire messaging environment including server hardware, Microsoft Windows, Lotus/Notes Domino, and the BES Infrastructure hosted at Connectria. As part of the implementation, Connectria's engineers will also extract the Nobel's data from its former parent company, Dana Corporation, and provide configuration and technology expertise in deploying a high availability Domino geographical cluster. Connectria's solution will allow Nobel to focus on its core business, while delivering a world-class collaboration and messaging environment to its employees.

Connectria is a Premier IBM Business Partner and 3-time IBM Beacon Award winner.

About Nobel Automotive
Nobel Automotive, an Orion Holding company, is a leading North American Fluid Products, Hose, and Tubing manufacturer for the automotive industry. Please visit to learn more.

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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