Ideal for Any Shared or Dedicated Provider with Multiple Plesk Servers;
Herndon, VA - May 27, 2004 - Today, SWsoft, the established leader in hosting automation and server virtualization software, announced the public beta availability of Plesk Expand. Plesk Expand is a critical add-on to Plesk 7 that offers hosting providers centralized management of their growing multi-server Plesk environments. Customers can download Plesk Expand at http://www.sw-soft.com/en/products/plesk/expand/. The final release of the product is expected to be available in June 2004.
"Our customers have demanded a product like Plesk Expand, and we're proud to deliver an eagerly anticipated beta," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft. "In addition to central management of Plesk servers, Plesk Expand is being developed to include fully distributed Mail, DNS, and database deployments as well as clustered environments, update management, centralized back-up, and a host of other features."
"We've had a great experience with Plesk 7 and it has helped us scale our business to the point where we needed to pull everything together under one centralized view," said Andrew Cranson, Director, Transnexis. "After evaluating the Beta, we believe Plesk Expand will help us seamlessly integrate all of our existing Plesk 7 servers and support our growing needs. As a long-term Plesk user we have always felt there was something missing, Plesk Expand completes the package and helps strengthen our presence in the hosting industry."
Plesk Expand Offers Cross Platform Support, Web-Based Installation, and Other Features
Plesk Expand will give hosting professionals the ability to centrally manage Windows, FreeBSD, and Linux-based Plesk 7 servers. In addition, Plesk Expand offers a Web-based auto install, enabling hosting providers instant implementation of a centralized infrastructure based on their existing Plesk 7 servers.
Plesk Expand Beta includes the following key features:
The Plesk Expand Beta is currently available to the public and can be downloaded by visiting http://www.sw-soft.com/en/products/plesk/expand/. Customers are encouraged to download the beta and provide their feedback by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.