STRATO Medien AG Selects SWsoft’s Plesk to Power Dedicated Servers

November 23, 2005

Prominent Hosting Service Provider Adds Plesk 7.5 Reloaded for Linux to HighEnd Server Offering

Herndon, VA — November 23, 2005 – Today, SWsoft (, an established leader in server automation and virtualization software, announced that STRATO Medien AG, one of the largest hosting service provider companies with more than 2 million domains, has partnered with SWsoft to deliver Plesk 7.5 on all its HighEnd Linux server solutions.

Plesk 7.5 is the leading multi-platform control panel for service providers worldwide, delivering proven performance, ease of use and value for shared, virtual and dedicated hosting.

“A few weeks ago STRATO successfully launched new generation of 64-bit high-end-server with AMD Opteron™ CPUs, available for €69 per month,” said Markus Schrodt, CEO PM & Sales, STRATO Medien AG. “In combination with Plesk 7.5 Reloaded, we are able to offer our customers an optimal price/performance ratio and ideal comfort for server management.”

“With its new 64-bit servers, STRATO again sets a new standard as one of the fastest growing provider of dedicated servers,” said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft. “We are pleased that one of the foremost hosting service providers decided to partner with SWsoft. We are convinced that based on this partnership, SWsoft and STRATO will establish integrated and cost effective products that help to expand the customer base, revenue and profitability through complete integrated hosting automation and virtualization solutions.”

Complete Hosting Solutions
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.

Plesk 7.5 Reloaded Availability
STRATO AG is immediately offering new and existing customers Plesk 7.5 Reloaded for Linux. STRATO HighEnd servers with Plesk Software start at €49 per month. For more information, visit

STRATO Medien AG, headquartered in Berlin, is one of the European market leaders in the web hosting business over two million Domains and approximately one million customer contracts. STRATO launched a completely new 64-bit-server-generation a few weeks ago. Besides domain all inclusive packages and internet broadband access, STRATO markets reasonably priced online shops as well as eCommerce solutions. For the reliability of the computing centers and statements regarding security and data availability the STRATO Medien AG has received the internationally desired Technical Supervisory Association seal „BS7799“ as the first large Web hoster in Europe.

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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