Connectria selected to provide 'Software as a Service' (SaaS) Hosting for Octagon Research

ST. LOUIS, MO (October 1, 2007) - Connectria Corporation, a leading provider of world-class managed hosting & IT infrastructure outsourcing solutions, today announced that it has signed a long term agreement to provide a customized Software as a Service (SaaS) Managed Hosting solution to Octagon Research. Connectria will provide hosting of Octagon Research's ViewPoint™ software and be responsible for day-to-day operations and managed hosting of the server hardware, Windows Server 2003, .Net and IIS, Oracle 10g, a dedicated Cisco firewall, EMC SAN storage, and all of the supporting network infrastructure. Octagon Research will take advantage of Connectria's extensive capabilities in delivering SaaS Hosting solutions to manage the growth of its new online offering.

Connectria's will be responsible for the 24/7 Monitoring, Management, and Administration of this complex server environment which will be located within Connectria's North American enterprise class data centers. Connectria's engineers will work closely with Octagon Research's team to deploy this solution, allowing Octagon Research to reduce implementation time, streamline support and focus on growing its business.

About Octagon Research Solutions
Octagon Research Solutions is the leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D. It offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Their integrated suite of offerings is built upon deep domain knowledge, cross-functional eSub expertise, a holistic process approach and integrated solutions. Unlike the competition, Octagon's business model incorporated these strong differentiators from the inception of the company and continues to develop solutions that leverage these strengths. Visit to learn more.

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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