Connectria Aligns With CCSS To Maintain Peak Performance Of Its IBM iSeries Hosting

sas70 completed type II Audit ST. LOUIS, MO (November 9, 2009) - Connectria Corporation, a global provider of complex managed hosting services, announced today its partnership with CCSS, a worldwide leader in IBM i System Performance Monitoring, Message Management and Wireless Solutions. As a result of the partnership, Connectria's world-class data centers have adopted two key products within CCSS's portfolio, QSystem Monitor (QSM) and QMessage Monitor (QMM).

QSystem Monitor is a fully graphical, networked, real-time performance management tool. All critical areas of performance can be automatically and centrally monitored as well as providing easy-to-use historical summaries, disk analysis reports, cache battery monitoring and user based performance statistics. QMessage Monitor is a centralized solution for IBM i message management, providing complete automation and compliance. The extensive filtering, answering, and escalating of messages helps eliminate the need for manual monitoring across Connectria's customer base.

With Connectria's extensive IBM Power™ Systems and iSeries presence within the managed hosting market and the quality iSeries system monitoring and message management of CCSS, a partnership is a natural fit.

"Given our high degree of specialization in IBM iSeries environments, we clearly recognize the value CCSS brings to our data centers and customers" said Rich Waidmann, President and CEO, Connectria, Inc. "The CCSS QSM and QMM products enable Connectria to ensure the consistent reliability and performance that our iSeries customers expect."

Ray Wright, CEO of CCSS says, "The partnership with Connectria demonstrates the benefits that our CCSS solutions can bring to large iSeries environments within the outsourcing industry. We're delighted to be working with the team at Connectria and share their commitment to delivering exceptionally high standards of service for their customers."

About CCSS
CCSS develops, supports and markets IBM i (on Power Systems & System i servers) performance monitoring and reporting, message management and remote management solutions. An Advanced IBM Business Partner, CCSS develops powerful solutions to support some of the world's most demanding IBM i environments across many industries including insurance, banking, pharmaceutical and manufacturing. Existing customers that rely on CCSS's feature-rich solutions include leading organizations such as Volvo, Mattel, Newell-Rubbermaid, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Siemens Healthcare and Waterstone's. CCSS is headquartered in Gillingham, Kent, UK with key regional headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Bonn, Germany and Makati City, Philippines together with a global agent network spanning Austria, Portugal, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Sweden. .

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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