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Connectria and Fresche Partner to Deliver Comprehensive IBM i Solutions in the Cloud




October 15, 2018

St. Louis, MO – October 17, 2018

Connectria, a global cloud managed hosting company and leading IBM i cloud provider, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Fresche Solutions (Fresche), the world’s leading provider of IBM i application management and modernization solutions.

As an IBM partner for over 20 years, Connectria has deep expertise in hosting and managing IBM i environments for customers around the globe.  With over 500 IBM i LPARs under its management, Connectria is the largest IBM i hosting company in North America, hosting IBM i dedicated and cloud environments as well as providing remote management services

As a leading expert in IBM i, Fresche helps organizations maximize their long-standing investment in IBM i applications and databases. Fresche optimizes IBM i systems and helps clients with digital transformation through automated Web, Mobile, Cloud, Open Source and AI solutions for IBM i applications.  Fresche application management and modernization solutions address the top business priorities of agility, accessibility, security and scalability to improve business processes and develop customer-facing, revenue-generating applications.

“Fresche is excited about what this partnership brings to the IBM i community,” said Jennifer Fisher, VP of Business Engineering & Ecosystem. “More and more companies are turning to the Cloud, so Connectria brings tremendous value with a variety of offerings that help IBM i clients make the move to a Cloud-based solution. They are trusted advisors to clients who can now leverage their Connectria relationship to access a full range of modernization solutions with Connectria’s inclusion in the Fresche Power Partner Program. Both Connectria and Fresche share a similar desire to drive real value for our clients.”

“We are very pleased to partner with Fresche,” noted Scott Azzolina, Connectria VP of Strategic Alliances and Channels. “Our alliance with Fresche brings together the very best in IBM i application modernization tools with the premier IBM i hosting and managed services in the industry. We look forward to providing our customers with an even more comprehensive solution which combines the latest advancements in IBM i Cloud .

About Fresche Solutions

Fresche helps organizations that rely on IBM Power Systems meet all their IT challenges. As a leading expert in IBM i, we provide products, services and solutions that span the complete application modernization and management spectrum. We enable IT with modernization strategies to support business growth and improve financial performance, increase market competitiveness, remove risk and add business value. With the widest solution portfolio in the IBM i marketplace, our team of experts helps organizations future-proof their business by modernizing business processes, technologies and applications. Companies running RPG, COBOL, CA 2E Synon and Java applications rely on us for comprehensive, automated solutions that optimize IBM i systems and help take advantage of technologies such as Web, Mobile, Cloud and AI to achieve digital transformation on IBM i. Our complete portfolio includes solutions in the following areas:

• Graphical User Interface, Web & Mobile

• Analysis & Productivity

• Staff Augmentation

• Code & Database Modernization

• IT Strategy & Planning

• Reporting & Document Distribution

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Christine McDowell, Fresche Solutions,

Senior Director, Marketing

Tel: +1 514.747.7007

Cell: +1 514.220.1309

Email: Christine.mcdowell@freschesolutions.com

About Connectria

Since 1998, Connectria (connectriast:09d52015@connectriast.wpengine.com) has been hosting and managing complex IT environments on behalf of its customers represented in over 35 countries around the world.  Our managed hosting services extend across a wide range of O/S platforms, databases and applications.  This includes cloud solutions within our own data centers, in our customers’ data centers or in partner’s data centers such as Amazon and Microsoft.

As an IBM partner for over 20 years, Connectria has unique expertise and knowledge surrounding the IBM i platform.  We offer IBM i dedicated, cloud and remote management services and are regarded as one of the largest IBM i hosting providers outside of IBM with over 900 workloads under our management. Customers turn to Connectria for expert IBM i hosting of their mission-critical, production and disaster recovery systems in the cloud.

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