Connectria Provides Managed Hosting Services as Subcontractor to IBM for Key Clients

ST. LOUIS, MO (August 13, 2002) - Connectria today announced that since being selected by IBM in May of 2000 to provide hosting services as a subcontractor to IBM Global Services, Connectria has provided hosting to over twenty (20) significant customers including 3M, American Airlines, Bristol Myers, BMS, Downingtown School District, Herman Miller, Johnson & Johnson, KeyBank, Merrill Lynch, Michelin, SAP and the Virgin Isles among others. Connectria provides hosting services for IBM Lotus' products including Notes, Domino, LearningSpace, LearningVillage, Sametime, QuickPlace and Pathware. IBM selected Connectria in order to leverage Connectria's advanced Internet and data center infrastructure, as well as its expertise in IT infrastructure technologies from Lotus, IBM and Microsoft. Connectria is a Premier IBM/Lotus Business Partner and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider.

About IBM & Lotus
Lotus Development Corporation, founded in 1982, is a subsidiary of IBM Corporation. Lotus offers high-quality software products and services that reflect the company's unique understanding of the new ways in which individuals and businesses must work together to achieve success. Lotus' innovative approach is evident in a new class of applications that allows users to access and communicate information in ways never before possible, both within and beyond organizational boundaries. Lotus markets its products in more than 80 countries worldwide and provides numerous professional consulting, support and education services through the Lotus Services Group.

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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