Connectria To Provide Managed WebSphere Portal Hosting & DB2 Hosting for Hawaiian Telcom

ST. LOUIS, MO (November 24, 2005) - Connectria Corporation today announced that it will provide Managed Hosting of an IBM WebSphere based customer portal for Hawaiian Telcom. Hawaiian Telcom's portal was designed and developed by Ascendant Technology to include a "my Yahoo for the Islands" type of feel, with links to Hawaiian Telcom services, content feeds, and core services such as email and blogs. Connectria will provide fully managed hosting services for this environment as well as on-demand bandwidth as Hawaiian Telcom's user community grows. Connectria's hosting infrastructure for Hawaiian Telcom consists of two servers running Microsoft Windows 2003 and IBM WebSphere Portal, one web server running Microsoft Windows with IIS, and a separate database server running Microsoft Windows and IBM DB2. Connectria's managed hosting solution was designed to enable Hawaiian Telcom to easily expand its hosting infrastructure as they expand their service offerings and integrate new content and applications into their customer portal.

About Hawaii Telcom
Hawaiian Telcom is an independent telecommunications provider headquartered in Honolulu with a 122-years history in the Islands. Telecommunications products and services offered by Hawaiian Telcom include local and long distance service, high-speed Internet, wireless services, and print directory and Internet directory services. Hawaiian Telcom is led by a strong, seasoned team with a wealth of telecommunications and other specialized expertise. 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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