Connectria Named Among Top 100 Hosted Application Providers by Information Resource Group

ST. LOUIS, MO (Jan 16, 2001) - Connectria Corporation has been named one of the Top 100 Hosted IT Infrastructure Providers according to Information Resource Group's (IRG) Market Focus: December 2000.

"Having profitably delivered hosted IT infrastructure solutions for large and midsized companies since 1997, Connectria has amassed considerable experience and expertise, and we're pleased to be recognized among the best in this industry," said Richard S. Waidmann, President and CEO of Connectria. "By all accounts, the hosted IT infrastructure market is expected to show dramatic growth over the next three to five years as more and more companies outsource their IT infrastructure. Connectria's proven model helps clients become more competitive because we focus on their IT infrastructure so they can focus on other things like strategic issues that drive profitability and market share growth." Waidmann added.

About IRG
Harte Hanks acquired IRG November 1, 2000. IRG (Information Resource Group) is an established leader in the business-to-business marketing support and database services industry headquartered in Sterling Heights, Mich. IRG's range of proprietary databases and services are based on eighteen years of expertise in the computer hardware, software and communications industries. With industry-leading products, services, support and delivery, IRG helps technology companies to develop, implement and measure significant returns on their marketing initiatives. IRG is also the premier research and data collection partner for the annual InformationWeek 500 study. IRG's client list includes IBM, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Oracle, Sprint, Computer Associates, Lucent Technologies and many other leading technology suppliers. For additional information about IRG, visit or call 1-810-978-3000.

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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