Alto Products Chooses Connectria to Host and Manage Oracle Private Cloud

New Generation Computing ST. LOUIS, Mo (April 8, 2010) - Alto Products Corp., the oldest and largest independently owned and operated clutch plate and automatic transmission parts manufacturer in the world, has selected Connectria for Oracle Hosting in a Private Cloud Computing environment.

Alto has selected Connectria's Silver Cloud® Servers, which deliver low-cost VMware Virtual Machines running on high-performance, standalone Dell PowerEdge servers.

Connectria will host and manage Alto's Private Cloud solution from Connectria's World‑Class Data Centers, backed by Connectria's industry-leading service level guarantees of 100% network uptime and security along with a 99.99% server uptime guarantee.

About Alto Products
Alto Products Corp. ( is the largest, independently owned manufacturer of automatic transmission clutches and gears in the world. Today, our operation is international in scope. Our facilities cover over 350,000 square feet (32,500 square meters) and employ over 300 people. We have formed strategic alliances and/or equity positions with various companies to face future consolidation and globalization of our markets. We have two domestic manufacturing plants, five North American Distributions Centers and offices situated throughout the world. Over a billion Alto clutch plates have been installed in automotive, heavy duty, high-performance, marine and motorcycle applications over the past fifty years.

About Connectria
Connectria Hosting ( is a profitable and growing global provider of managed hosting, complex hosting and cloud 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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