ASPLinux Unveils OS Selector 5.0 in Asia

June 25, 2001
For Immediate Release

ASPLinux opens new master distributorship of Acronis to extend its scope in software utilities aggressively in Asia. Acronis OS Selector Deluxe 5.0 would be the ultimate software installing multiple OS environment.

Singapore - June 25, 2001 - ASPLinux Pte Ltd., leading company in Linux-based operating system and creates Linux-based solutions development, announced the availability of partitioning and multibooting solutions in Asia in early July 2001. Acronis will offer the safest and easiest software that helps user prepare and switch between any operating systems (OSes) including Windows 2000 and XP installation.

Acronis OS Selector Deluxe 5.0 is an extension to Acronis product range, which has sold over 300,000 copies worldwide. Over past 6 months, the project engineers at SWsoft, the parent company with few span-off including ASPLinux, have extensively evaluated and tested a parade of operating systems including Windows 2000, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, SCO Unix, and others. Result shown the safest and easiest partitioning and multibooting whether for large enterprises, workgroups, or small home-based businesses in Acronis OS Selector Deluxe 5.0.

"Although there are many Operating Systems out in the market, none would have the innate capabilities to do everything a user wants." said Maxim Tsypliaev, President of Acronis Development Team. "Therefore user will compromise Windows for office, Linux, Unix, Solaris and BeOS for networking and Internet, and so on. New in Acronis OS Selector Deluxe 5.0 has the ability to adopt multiboot management and partitioning technologies." added Azhar Kayani, Director of ASPLinux.

ASPLinux will carry master distributorship of Acronis in this region. The introduction of Acronis OS Selector 5.0 marks the new series of product announcements targeted at business and professional enterprises, which supported by a range of operating systems, professional services and technical support. "We will consistently pioneer products and services for users at different levels. Our customer base will doubled in size with estimated revenue increase to USD1.5million by end of 2001." concluded Kayani.

OS Selector Partitioning Features

  • Full support for FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, Linux Ext2 and ResierFS file systems and Linux Swap partition
    Perform any partitioning operations with partition types above without data loss. All the other partition types are supported for sector by sector copying and moving.
  • Edit hard drives
    Ability to view and edit the contents of hard drives and partitions with the aid of built-in-multi-window Disk Editor.

OS Selector Boot Management Features

  • Windows Installation Wizard
    The build-in Wizard makes easy to install and upgrade Windows 9x and Me. It has the feature to install Windows 9x and Me even onto extended/logical partition.
  • Utilize Partition
    Installing multiple Windows 9x, Me, NT, 2000 onto the single FAT partition. OS Selector will backup and restore each system environment so that each system preserves completely independent system environment.

Price and Availability
Acronis OS Selector 5.0 will be available in early July for a suggested retail price of USD49.00. User's choice of language support includes English, Russia, German, Polish, Korean and Japanese. They may purchase the product through retail outlets in Singapore and authorized resellers in China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia and Russia.

Find out more information about Acronis OS Selector at

About ASPLinux Pte. Ltd.
ASPLinux Pte Ltd.- a leading software development company, delivers Linux-based operating system ASPLinux, and creates Linux-based solutions, which are capable to meet requirements to ISVs, ISPs, NSPs, HSPs, ASPs and Data Centres. The Official ASPLinux OS and related services are available directly from the company. For more information, visit ASPLinux at

About Acronis
Acronis is a business unit of SWsoft, a multinational software development company with headquarter in Singapore and offices in USA and Europe. It has a team of over 100 employees worldwide and more than $11 million in consolidated revenues.
Acronis is a leading software development company, a supplier system software based on unique technologies. Acronis offers partitioning and multibooting solutions, which are capable to meet requirements to wide range of home and corporate users. Acronis is well positioned to become one of the preferable system solutions vendors by capitalizing on its strengths:

  • Focus customer needs
  • Quality products design
  • Leading technologies
  • Great team
  • Unique business model
For more information, visit Acronis at

About SWsoft
SWsoft is an advanced server technology company focused on the development of its patent-pending Virtuozzo™ technology with end-to-end solutions and services for hosting service providers such as Internet data centers, application service providers, managed hosting providers and Web hosters.
For more information visit SWsoft at

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