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Avnet and Connectria Hosting

Connectria Hosting ( has a long history and experience hosting IBM technologies. We’re an Advanced IBM Business Partner and 4-time IBM Beacon Award Winner, most recently recognized as the Beacon Award Winner for our IBM Private Cloud, with Disaster Recovery, based upon the PureFlex Platform. Connectria provides a variety of hosting services for IBM I, AIX, DB2, PureFlex, Netezza, Lotus Notes and WebSphere, among others.

Connectria is proud of our track record in supporting a variety of IBM customers with superior managed hosting services. In fact, we’re one of the largest IBM hosting providers managing more than 275 IBM environments. Our exceptional knowledge and expertise in hosting IBM technologies is characterized by our average tenure of IBM engineers (which is over 22 years) and that we frequently collaborate with IBM’s R&D team in Rochester.

In particular, Connectria has developed and continues to grow a strong expertise with the POWER Systems running AS/400 and AIX in both dedicated and cloud environments, and now with PureFlex, including a Netezza Cloud for Big Data Analytics. For those who wish to keep their IBM servers on-premise, we also offer remote administration and monitoring at an affordable price point. Customers around the globe, including IBM, recognize Connectria’s deep understanding and knowledge for maintaining and managing IBM environments.

Since Connectria first launched IBM i and AIX clouds in 2012, there’s been steady growth and demand. We’ve seen a variety of business drivers and use cases, including purpose-built production grade cloud implementations, development environments and disaster recovery. Regardless of the use case, all IBM i and AIX cloud customers are drawn to the benefits afforded by the cloud, including rapid provisioning and scalability at attractive price points.

Customers of Connectria’s IBM i Cloud Hosting and IBM AIX Cloud Hosting Solutions like the ability to purchase the IBM capacity and support they need, when they need it, for as long as they need it – all backed by Connectria’s world-class 24/7 administration and support.

As an Avnet Partner, Connectria’s IBM cloud solutions may fill a needed gap in your portfolio, driving new revenues streams and enabling you to be more competitive. In Connectria, you’ll partner with a reputable, proven hosting provider. Our extensive hosting technology expertise, along with our global reach, allows partners to cast a wide net. As a private company, we’re financially sound and answer to no one but our customers and partners. This provides a level of flexibility in our solutions, contracts and Service License Agreements unmatched in the industry.

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