Connectria Provides Lotus Notes/Domino 7.0 Managed Hosting, Sametime Managed Hosting & Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) Managed Hosting For Franklin

ST. LOUIS, MO (July 10, 2006) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it has entered into a long term agreement with Franklin Electronic Publisher to provide Lotus Notes/Domino Managed Hosting, Sametime Managed Hosting, and Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) Managed Hosting for its global employees throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, Australia, Canada, and Mexico. Connectria's award winning Lotus Managed Hosting Services will enable Franklin's employees to take advantage of the advanced functionality of Lotus Notes/Domino 7.0 and Sametime with support for integrated Blackberry devices.

Connectria's Lotus Professionals will transition the Franklin messaging environment from its current internal support model to a hosted messaging environment, and consolidate its global servers to reduce costs. Connectria will also upgrade Franklin's environment to Lotus Notes/Domino 7.0, and migrate Franklin's European users from Microsoft Exchange to Lotus Notes/Domino 7.0.

Throughout the term of the contract Connectria will be responsible for the 24/7 Monitoring, Management and Administration of the entire environment including the server hardware, Microsoft Windows, Lotus Notes/Domino, Sametime, and the BES infrastructure hosted within Connectria's North American enterprise class data centers. As part of the implementation, Connectria's engineers will also provide configuration and technology expertise to assist in deploying a high-availability Domino geographical cluster. Connectria's solution will allow Franklin to focus on its core business of designing, developing and publishing globally innovative electronic handheld devices, while delivering a world-class collaboration and messaging environment to its employees worldwide.

About Franklin Electronic Publisher
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. designs, develops, publishes, and distributes globally innovative electronic language learning solutions on handheld devices, memory media cards, and via Internet downloads. More information can be found at:

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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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