Connectria To Provide IBM System i (iSeries-AS/400) Managed Hosting For Equity Residential

ST. LOUIS, MO (September 5, 2006) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it will provide IBM System i (iSeries-AS/400) hosting for Equity Residential. The hosted iSeries server is a mission-critical environment that will be used by Equity Residential to run its core property management business operations. Equity Residential will leverage Connectria's advanced Internet and data center infrastructure, as well as its expertise in hosting IBM System i (iSeries-AS/400) systems. Connectria is a Premier IBM Business Partner and three-time IBM Beacon Award Winner.

About Equity Residential
Equity Residential is a publicly traded owner, operator and developer of multifamily housing in the United States with nearly 200,000 apartments in 32 states and the District of Columbia. Equity Residential is headquartered in Chicago with regional offices in Atlanta; Dallas; Denver; Ft. Lauderdale; Orange County, CA; Phoenix; Portland; Raleigh; San Antonio; Seattle; Southeastern Michigan; Tampa and Washington, D.C. They offer apartments, furnished corporate suites and condos for every budget and lifestyle. Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company and has been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine. 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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