AT-Link Selects SWsoft’s Plesk and Virtuozzo Solutions to Power Dedicated Servers for Japanese Web Hosting Market

November 3, 2004

Japan's Largest Dedicated Server Provider Increases Spread of VPS Offerings Around the Globe

Herndon, VA and Tokyo, Japan — November 03, 2004 — Today, SWsoft, the established leader in hosting automation and server virtualization software, announced that AT-Link, Japan's largest dedicated server company with more than 4,800 servers, has launched its new Plesk powered control panel and selects SWsoft's Virtuozzo solution. The Virtuozzo powered VPS will be integrated with the Plesk control panel for better ease of use and functionality.

"Virtuozzo and Plesk will have a great impact on the hosting market in Japan," said Ganji Okada, CEO and President of Link Incorporated, the business division of AT-LINK Dedicated Server Services. "Although it is quite new here, one of our customers has already chosen SWsoft's Plesk solution over competing products. Virtuozzo and Plesk are reasonably priced in Japan and have earned high praises from our team for their dependability, innovative features and ease-of-use."

"The adoption of virtualization technologies is rapidly gaining momentum across Asia — particularly in Japan, China and Korea," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft. "We look forward to further expanding our network in Asia through our reseller partnership programs and will further distribute our hosting automation and virtualization solutions to help make hosting companies more profitable."

Virtuozzo™ is the most pervasive production virtualization software available. Virtuozzo is the ideal virtualization solution for servers by providing isolated partitioning of physical servers, shared hardware, software licenses and management tools. SWsoft's low-overhead VPS technology offers Dynamic Partitioning, Resource Management, Virtualization and Mass Management for hosting service providers. With over 500 customers worldwide and 200,000 VPSs on production systems, Virtuozzo is a proven and trusted solution.

"SWsoft has developed the exact features and functionality we were looking for in VPS and control panel products and we will promote Virtuozzo and Plesk as our recommended solutions," said Ganji Okada. "In the long-term, we hope to build upon our strong relationship with SWsoft in an effort to continuously expand AT-LINK's powerful service menu for the benefit of our customers."

Broad Localization Support
To facilitate the globalization of hosting, SWsoft provides language packs in several languages including English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and many more.

About AT-LINK Dedicated Server Services
Established in November 1996, AT-LINK is one of Japan's leading dedicated server services companies with approximately 35% of the leased dedicated server market in Japan. A business cooperative between A.T. Works, Inc. and Link Inc., AT-LINK has delivered high caliber products and services with unparalleled hardware and business support to attain such heights.

AT-LINK received the No. 1 ranking by iDC Magazine (Japan) for cost performance in the guaranteed bandwidth space. With 4,800 servers online as of October 2004, AT-LINK caters to a wide range of customers from SOHOs to multi-national corporations and government agencies. For more information about AT-Link, visit

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

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