SWsoft’s Plesk 7.5.5 for Windows Control Panel Updated for Complete Windows Hosting Control

November 17, 2005

Highlights Include Powerful Interface Control Management, Anti-Virus and Email Enhancements, and Backup and Restore System and More

Herndon, VA — November 17, 2005 – Today, SWsoft, an established leader in server automation and virtualization software, announced the availability of Plesk 7.5.5 for Windows. The latest advancements in Plesk for Windows include more than fifty improvements and updates for hosting service providers that offer or plan to offer Windows-based hosting offerings. Plesk 7.5.5 for Windows further simplifies the complete management of hosted Windows servers from a powerful and easy to use interface.

“Windows-based hosting continues to represent a strong growth opportunity in the hosting market today,” said Kurt Daniel, director of marketing and alliances. “SWsoft is committed to delivering innovative solutions and tools built on top of the Windows platform for providers, resellers and customers. The core improvements in Plesk 7.5.5 for Windows demonstrate this commitment and offer increased flexibility, security, availability and more.”

“Windows hosting is an intuitive hosting option for the hosting market and having a control panel solution that is equally intuitive is what we have with Plesk for Windows,” said Ali Dhoon, CEO, EZZI.net. “SWsoft’s Plesk for Windows includes an attractive, complete and customizable interface that allows our hosting customers to easily manage their servers and control mail, domains and integrated services.”

Highlights of Plesk for Windows 7.5.5 include:

  • Interface Control Management – Administrators can easily and efficiently manage the visibility of the control panel buttons. This allows administrators to offer and maintain a unique, customized interface.

  • Anti-virus and Email Enhancements – Improvements to Dr. Web Anti-virus and SmarterMail plus the addition of support for Merak 8.2.x.

  • Improvements to Backup and Restore System – Numerous enhancements have been made to backup and restore including: sub domain configurations, FTP backup system, various policies for placing domains in IIS Application Pools, permissions for ASP.NET Web applications and more.

  • Additional Permission Controls – Various new permission controls have been added, including the ability to control inheritance of permissions for folders and files.

  • SiteBuilder for Windows Integration – Users now have an option to install the first version of SiteBuilder for Windows, a browser based, website builder application, and soon the forthcoming SiteBuilder for Windows 2.0, both of which are free promotions through September 2006.

Availability of Plesk 7.5.5 for Windows
Plesk 7.5.5 for Windows is immediately available for purchase or lease at SWsoft’s online store. For more information about this release and other SWsoft hosting solutions, please visit http://www.swsoft.com/en/products/plesk75win/.

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.

Desktop Virtualization
- Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
- Parallels Transporter
- Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac Edition
- Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition
- Parallels Management-Mac for Microsoft SCCM
Server Virtualization
- Parallels Cloud Server
- Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 Beta
- Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
- Parallels Automation
- Parallels Automation for Cloud Infrastructure
- Parallels Business Automation Standard
- Parallels Virtual Automation
- Parallels Plesk Panel Suite
- Web Presence Builder
- Parallels Plesk Automation
- Parallels Small Business Panel
- Value-added Services for Hosters
- Parallels Partner Storefront
Services & Resources
- Cloud Acceleration Services
- Professional Services
- Support Services
- Training & Certification