Red Hat Certifies SWsoft’s Plesk, SiteBuilder and HSPcomplete

November 3, 2005

SWsoft is Only Hosting Automation and Virtualization Provider Awarded Red Hat Ready Certification

Herndon, VA — November 3, 2005 – Today, SWsoft (, an established leader in server automation and virtualization software, announced that its Plesk, SiteBuilder and HSPcomplete products have all been awarded Red Hat Ready certification. As an official member of Red Hat Ready Partner program, SWsoft customers and partners are assured enhanced support and technical commitment for their Red Hat-based hosting service offerings.

“Our Red Hat Ready certification provides an additional level of reliability and dependability for our hosting software solutions and is highly unique among automation providers,” said Kurt Daniel, director of marketing and alliances. “We are excited and committed to further combine our widely adopted portfolio of proven automation products with all major platforms including Red Hat to deliver more complete solutions for Linux-based hosting service providers worldwide.”

“Achieving Red Hat Ready certification only increases the confidence we have in Plesk and other SWsoft solutions,” said Andrew Cranson, director, Transnexis ( “SWsoft’s Plesk has afforded us with a class-leading control panel that is being constantly engineered to deliver better ways for us increase our profits and increase our customers’ ability to effectively manage their servers.”

SWsoft joins other hosting industry leaders and customers such as DataPipe, EV1Servers, Hostway, ThePlanet and RackSpace in the Red Hat Partner program.

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 offices around the world, 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.

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

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