Connectria Chosen By Mobipay to Host and Manage Cloud Solutions

tetra techST. LOUIS, Mo (October 11, 2010) - Mobipay, a secure mobile phone transaction solution from Kenya Data Networks, has selected Connectria Hosting to host and manage its high availability cloud solution.

Mobipay offers consumers access to mobile phone remote payment services, while at the same time bypassing the inherent risks that have been associated with card usage in Africa. It allows consumers and businesspeople to conveniently purchase or pay for products and services from multiple Internet merchants and governmental agencies on the continent to any location in the world.

Mobipay has selected Connectria's Gold Cloud® hosting solution, which utilizes VMware HA and VMware VMotion to deliver a virtualized, hardware fault-tolerant environment. Connectria's Gold Cloud® utilizes clustered Dell PowerEdge servers connected to a high-performance Storage Area Network. This high-availability offering ensures that if any server fails, all virtual machines running on a failed server automatically restart on another server within the cluster - with no changes required to your applications or software.

Along with Connectria's Cloud Hosting, Mobipay will benefit from Connectria's superior managed services backed by its industry-leading service level guarantees, which includes a 100% Network Uptime Guarantee, a 100% Secure Guarantee, and a 99.9% Server Uptime Guarantee.

About KDN/Mobipay
Kenya Data Networks ( is a "Full Service, Data Communications Carrier" that was licensed by the CCK in January 2003 as a "Public Data Network Operator" with a mission to build world-class infrastructure in Kenya. KDN, a Kenyan registered communications company, operates the largest data and Internet backbone in East Africa. KDN offers a comprehensive suite of services over their fibre optic network including Internet Protocol (IP) services, broadband transport, infrastructure services and colocation services. These services provide building blocks that enable customers to meet their growing demands for advanced communications solutions.

Mobipay ( is a multi-channel Internet payment gateway solution that turns any mobile phone into a channel for secure electronic transactions. The launch of Mobipay is expected to provide efficient payment services to customers and businesses across the region through converging of e-payment, credit card networks, and mobile and banking transactions hence promoting business development by providing a secure payment platform within which business transactions will be carried out.

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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