DataPipe Selects SWsoft’s PEM Carrier-Grade Hosting Automation Solution

October 5, 2004

Herndon, VA and and Hoboken, NJ — October 5, 2004 – Today, SWsoft, the established leader in hosting automation and server virtualization software, announced that DataPipe, a leading international provider of managed hosting services, has selected the PEM hosting automation solution for its hosting business. PEM provides a single solution for automating shared, VPS, dedicated, managed and application hosting services to enable lower cost and complexity, decreased time-to-market, and the ability to more effectively attract, upsell and retain customers.

“True value and service in the hosting industry come from the best integration of people and technology,” said Robb Allen, CEO, DataPipe. “SWsoft’s PEM provides flexibility, dependability and a fully scalable solution for our growing business needs. SWsoft has done an outstanding job creating a robust hosting platform.”

“We are pleased that DataPipe has joined other major service providers in recently choosing PEM,” said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft. “PEM’s distributed architecture for provider and customer services is the only way to scale up to millions of accounts while maintaining a low average cost per customer.”

PEM for Virtually Any Service Offering
PEM Operations Support System (OSS) and Business Support System (BSS) is a 3rd generation, distributed, modular, multi-tier hosting automation platform that is scalable to millions of customer accounts, customizable on all levels, extendable with custom modules and can be easily integrated into a provider's existing infrastructure.

PEM OSS provides centralized resource management, service provisioning and infrastructure management. PEM’s BSS performs multi-tier resource usage accounting and billing. The OSS and BSS solutions are designed to be interoperable and tightly integrated but can be deployed and used independently.

About SWsoft
SWsoft is the recognized leader in automation and server virtualization software for hosting service companies, communications providers, and enterprises. The company powers more than 70,000 servers for customers in over 100 countries. SWsoft's products deliver industry-leading performance, stability and manageability for its customers to increase utilization of their limited IT resources. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, with offices around the world; SWsoft is a privately held, profitable company, offering comprehensive solutions including: Plesk, Virtuozzo, PEM, HSPcomplete, and Confixx. For more information about SWsoft, visit

About DataPipe
Built on financial stability, a rock-solid network and immediate live customer support, DataPipe is a trusted hosting company providing managed solutions for any size business. Our specialized teams of passionate professionals take a personal interest in our clients’ unique needs, allowing businesses to outsource with confidence. To find out more about DataPipe, please visit us at

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