SWsoft Receives TOP 50 Service Provider Vendor Award for Innovation and Momentum in Automation and Virtualization

October 24, 2005

Company is the Only Hosting Automation or Virtualization Software Company Awarded

Herndon, VA — October 24, 2005 – Today, SWsoft (www.swsoft.com), an established leader in server automation and virtualization software, announced that Service Provider Weekly (www.spweekly.com) has recognized SWsoft as a TOP 50 Vendor for the service provider industry. Overall leadership, product innovation and rapid growth cited as SWsoft identified as the only hosting automation or virtualization vendor on the 2005 TOP 50 award listing.

“We are pleased to be recognized as the only hosting automation or virtualization software company on this exclusive list,” said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft. “Our company continues to increase its momentum with growth of more than 200 percent a year due to rapid advancements in product development, deepening channel partnerships and significant global expansion. Our Plesk, SiteBuilder, Virtuozzo, HSPcomplete and PEM solutions continue to deliver industry leading performance, ease of use and innovation for an increasing number of leading service providers worldwide.”

“In 2005, SWsoft separated itself from the industry by demonstrating its rapid growth and international expansion to support the acceleration of worldwide hosting growth by powering nine of the top ten hosting service providers,” said Ken Durham, Senior Editor, SP Weekly. “The company has helped build a new category with its Virtuozzo virtual private server software and has developed a full suite of integrated automation products that enable an impressive range of hosted offerings and increased profitability for its more than 10,000 partners and customers.”

Proven Hosting Software Momentum
SWsoft powers more than 120,000 servers for service providers and enterprise customers worldwide, with 10,000 additional new servers per month. With its headquarters in Herndon, VA, SWsoft employs more than 650 employees in the US, Europe, Japan and China.

For Hosting Providers, Registrars, ISPs and Telcos, SWsoft is the market and momentum leader and provides the only complete set of server automation and virtualization products that effectively supports virtually every type of hosting service offering on every major platform. The company’s Virtuozzo, Plesk, SiteBuilder, HSPcomplete and PEM products enable the most feature rich, reliable and integrated solutions for virtualization, control panel server management, website creation and end-to-end automation.

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About SWsoft
SWsoft is a recognized leader in server automation and virtualization software. With more than 10,000 customers in over 100 countries, SWsoft's suite of products – transparently integrated and extended through the OPEN FUSION Initiative – delivers proven performance, reliability, manageability and value. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, with offices around the world; SWsoft is a high growth company, funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Intel Capital, offering comprehensive solutions including: Virtuozzo, Plesk, SiteBuilder, HSPcomplete and PEM. For more information about SWsoft, visit www.swsoft.com.

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