SWsoft Establishes United Kingdom Office to Serve Rapidly Growing Hosting Automation and Server Virtualization Markets

November 7, 2005

Former CEO of Hostway UK Rob Lovell Leads New London Office to Provide Local Growth, Product and Support Expansion

Herndon, VA — November 8, 2005 – Today, SWsoft (www.swsoft.com), an established leader in server automation and virtualization software, announced the official opening of its United Kingdom office. Led by former Hostway UK CEO Rob Lovell, SWsoft UK will provide complete business and technical support for all SWsoft solutions. The new office joins other recent SWsoft expansion locations in China and Japan.

"In addition to providing the strong local technical and business support, SWsoft is committed to delivering innovative, reliable, and cost effective solutions for hosting companies, registrars, ISPs and Telcos,” said Soeren von Varchmin, managing director of European and Asian operations, SWsoft. “With the addition of key expertise to serve the UK market, we are excited about expanding our relationships with current and future hosting partners on a more localized level to help make them more successful."

“Meeting the needs of our hosting customers is our number one priority and by having solutions that we know and trust is paramount,” said CUSTOMER XX, TITLE, Pipex. “SWsoft’s Plesk control panel and integrated automation solutions are well known in the industry, and we look forward to expanding our relationship with SWsoft through closer business and technical support.”

“The success of our partners and customers is a significant motivator for us to develop the most productive and best supported software for hosting and virtualization,” said Rob Lovell, managing director UK, SWsoft. “I am excited to join SWsoft to help accelerate the company’s momentum in the UK market and beyond. Despite our rapid growth, we continue to invest in building and maintaining true partnerships with service providers regardless of size."

Globally Proven Hosting Software Solutions
SWsoft powers more than 120,000 servers for service providers and enterprise customers worldwide. With its headquarters in Herndon, VA, SWsoft employs more than 650 employees in the US, Europe, Japan and China.

For Telcos, ISPs and hosting providers, 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 www.swsoft.com.

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