SWsoft Launches HSPcomplete 3.1 Automation Solution for Hosting Providers

February 1, 2005

Latest Upgrade Provides Windows VPS Hosting, Powerful Plesk Integration, Enhanced Billing, International, and Shared Hosting Capabilities

Herndon, VA — February 1, 2005 – Today, SWsoft, the established leader in hosting automation and server virtualization software, announced the availability of HSPcomplete 3.1, the most complete ‘out of box’ hosting automation solution for small to mid-sized hosting service providers. HSPcomplete 3.1 includes more than 60 improvements and feature requests from thousands of SWsoft customers, partners and end users.

“With HSPcomplete we are able to offer shared, dedicated, VPS, and reseller hosting to our customers. Our customers have the power and ease of upgrading their hosting plan as their company grows,” said Tamara Field, president, Apollo Hosting. “We are able to standardize using the automated provisioning, billing and management of SWsoft’s HSPcomplete integrated with Virtuozzo and Plesk to offer a wide range of shared, VPS and reseller hosting options.”

“We’ve been an HSPcomplete customer from nearly the beginning and witnessed the commitment demonstrated by SWsoft to improve HSPcomplete almost on a weekly basis,” said S. Scott Blust, Chief Operating Officer, Carpathia Hosting. “An important part of our growth strategy revolves around the amount of time, energy and resources HSPcomplete saves our company. We are looking forward to migrating our entire managed and dedicated hosting business to HSPcomplete.”

“HSPcomplete has quickly given our new hosting service provider business a tremendous amount of functionality and capabilities backed up by SWsoft’s amazing support,” said Tim Sullivan, CEO, Godengo. “Godengo is focused on providing our customers the easiest and most affordable way to create, host, market and manage their personal or small business websites without the need for technical expertise.”

‘Out of the Box’ Full Business Life Cycle Hosting Automation Solution
HSPcomplete is the only pre-integrated solution that automates all aspects of the business lifecycle for a hosting service provider including service provisioning, e-commerce, integrated and flexible billing, customer care, marketing and more. HSPcomplete significantly reduces the cost of operating a hosting business while enabling faster growth and increased revenues with its multi-platform support and value added applications.

“HSPcomplete 3.1 represents another milestone for delivering proven software solutions that help make our customers more automated and more profitable,” said Kurt Daniel, director of marketing, SWsoft. “We are pleased that a growing number of both newly formed and established HSPs are switching and in many cases standardizing on HSPcomplete. With its Open API, broad intregration and so many other features, HSPcomplete 3.1 furthers its comprehensive value proposition to providers while maintaining a surprisingly attractive price point.”

Building on its already robust capabilities of supporting multiple payment gateways, domain registers and broad international language support, HSPcomplete 3.1 delivers many important key capabilities, including:

  • Virtuozzo™ Windows VPS Hosting — First hosting automation solution providing true VPS hosting on Windows and including smart provisioning, automated upgrades, resource billing, automated signup and renewals for both Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Migration from Existing Plesk Servers – Easy way to import existing clients and domains into HSPcomplete and offering the Customer Control Panel to upgrade, change hosting plan, buy more resources, pay renewals and more.
  • Increased Shared Hosting Capabilities – Extended support for shared hosting with Linux, FreeBSD and Windows platforms supported, multi-domain hosting plans, mail-only hosting plans, permissions control in Plesk Domain/Client hosting plans and configurable Services list with ability to buy optional services for additional setup and monthly fees.
  • International Market Ready – Ability to customize language packs, localizable accounting documents, multi-currency on “per reseller” basis, separate invoice numbering, VAT number verification, XML-based export/import capabilities, more payment and domain registration gateways supported around the world and more.

Additional improvements include billing enhancements, open API for a total of more than 60 new features based on customer and partner feedback.

HSPcomplete 3.1 Availability
HSPcomplete 3.1 is now available to purchase and download at www.sw-soft.com/en/hspcomplete.

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 80,000 servers for customers in over 100 countries. SWsoft's products deliver industry-leading performance, stability and manageability for its customers to increase flexibility and 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 SiteBuilder. For more information about SWsoft, visit www.sw-soft.com.

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