Connectria Extends iSeries Hosting Contract With Grupo Porteo

ST. LOUIS, MO (March 10, 2009) - Connectria Corporation today announced that Grupo Porteo, a leading logistics provider based in Mexico, has extended Connectria's iSeries (AS/400) application hosting service agreement for an additional 3-year term.

The hosted iSeries (AS/400) ERP system allows Grupo Porteo to track every event in the delivery process from the manufacturer to the distribution channel, both internally and to Grupo Porteo's customers. Two additional application suites required Connectria to provide additional hosting capacity.

Grupo Porteo's ongoing relationship with Connectria demonstrates its satisfaction with Connectria's world-class Data Center Outsourcing services.

About Grupo Porteo
Grupo Porteo is a top logistics provider in Mexico, offering logistics, storage and distribution services. The company was formed from the merger of four companies: Porteo del Norte (based in Monterrey), Porteo y Almacenaje de Occidente (based in Guadalajara), Fletes Express de Yucatan (based in Coatzacoalcos and Merida) and Smartfreight, S.A. de C.V. (based in Mexico City). Customers include 3M, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oreal, Nabisco, Philips, Sony and retailers that include Wal*Mart, Sanborne, Chedraui, Gigante and many others. Grupo Porteo is the only logistics company in Mexico that has nationwide operational coverage, as well as a nationwide consolidated IT solution. 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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