(The Hosting News) – Enkompass, the new control panel by cPanel for Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 platforms is now available to current cPanel Partners. Its design offers multi-server functionality in the Microsoft IIS environment. With the ability to scale using NAS/SAN devices and deploy across multiple servers, Enkompass will allow hosting companies to economically service a large number of users.
cPanel Vice President of Operations Aaron Phillips said Enkompass by cPanel is a product the entire company is truly proud of.
“The Enkompass developers have spent countless hours making Microsoft Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 servers and various applications become scalable,” Phillips said. “They’ve designed a control panel that is both familiar and highly functional.”
Key features for Enkompass 1.0 include:
Third-party integration of Microsoft SQL, Mail Enable, Smarter Tools, mySQL, IIS, .NET, .ASP
Designed with the same three-tier functionality, look, and feel as cPanel/WHM
Designed to help Linux Hosts capture the Windows market, which, according to Netcraft, comprises 25.27 percent of the market as of May 2010 (http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2010/05/14/may_2010_web_server_survey.html)
Key “web hosting” features such as account creation, DNS management, API’s, overselling, quota’s, bandwidth management, and centralized management of a single hosting infrastructure
Enkompass also introduces a new, simple licensing model built around multi-server deployments, which provides scalability, ease-of-license management, and utilizes cPanel’s
Enkompass 1.0 will become publicly available for purchase within 30 days. Direct pricing is available via the cPanel website at http://www.cpanel.net/windows/pricing.html. Partner pricing is available by contacting cPanel directly.
For more information about Enkompass by cPanel, please visit http://www.cpanel.net/windows/overview.html.