Connectria Enables John Galt Solutions to Launch Its Software in the Cloud

St. Louis, MO (December 1, 2012) - John Galt Solutions, a forecasting and inventory management software provider, has selected Connectria Hosting to help launch its application as a Software as a Service (SaaS). Connectria was able to provide highly flexible contract terms along with a scalable solution that fit John Galt’s unique business model.

As John Galt continued to grow, they started to realize customers didn’t want to o acquire new servers to stand up the application. Connectria was able to bridge the gap by making it very easy for John Galt’s customers to set up the environment with no upfront costs. Connectria provided all the hardware and the back-end support, while John Galt supported their product.

Each customer is dedicated his/her own unique environment based on company size- from smaller servers to more robust systems with solid state drives (SSDs), and highly sophisticated servers. Whether large or small, all environments are fairly complex with a web, application, and database (SQL) components. Prior to launching the full solution, Connectria provided John Galt with a 3 month trial on a very high-end server that would typically require a long-term commitment (6 core CPUs, 48 GBs of memory and a RAID controller that can support SSDs). Less than 3 months later, John Galt’s newly web-enabled application was launched to its customers worldwide.

John Galt is now looking at additional virtualization options such as Citrix to further streamline its software delivery to its customers. Connectria’s offers a 90-day Citrix demo with no license fees, which will minimize costs throughout the testing phase.

About John Galt Solutions
Founded in 1996, John Galt Solutions has a proven track record of delivering affordable forecasting and inventory management solutions for the consumer-driven supply chain. With the ForecastX Wizard and the Atlas Planning Suite, we provide a wide range of affordable, easy to implement, supply chain planning solutions designed for growing mid-market companies.

Named for the iconic figure in Ayn Rand’s novel, Atlas Shrugged, John Galt employs a team of supply chain experts. We proudly serve over 5000 customers – including manufacturers, distributors, retailers and logistics services providers in a wide range of industries such as apparel, automotive, consumer goods, food & beverage, energy, high tech, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.

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. http://www.connectria.com

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