Connectria To Provide iSeries (AS/400) Managed Hosting and Disaster Recovery Services To Purolator

ST. LOUIS, MO (October 20, 2006) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it has signed a long term agreement to provide IBM System i (iSeries-AS/400) Managed Hosting and Disaster Recovery services to Purolator Products, NA LLC (Purolator). Connectria will host Purolator's IBM iSeries Model 720 server, which is a 24/7 mission-critical environment that runs Purolator's core business operations. Connectria will also provide engineering and migration services to Purolator in order to transition the iSeries system from Purolator's former parent company, ArvinMeritor, to Connectria's world-class data centers. Purolator will also utilize Connectria's iSeries (AS/400) Disaster Recovery capabilities for subscription-based access to a back-up iSeries (AS/400) server in the event of a disaster. Connectria is a Premier IBM Business Partner and 3-time IBM Beacon Award winner.

About Purolator
Purolator is a leading brand of automotive filtration products, including oil, air, cabin air, fuel and transmission filters. Purolator markets its products, as well as various private labels, to the full range of aftermarket customers including retailers, distributors and installers. Purolator Products, NA LLC operates its primary manufacturing and distribution center located in Fayetteville, NC, with administrative operations in Brentwood, TN, and distribution operations in Salt Lake City, UT. Major customers include Ford, GM, DaimlerChrysler, Toyota, Pep Boys, Shell, Quaker State, Advanced Auto, and O'Reilly Automotive. For more information, visit the company's web site 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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