Herndon, Virginia – (The Hosting News) – January 8, 2007 – Server virtualization and automation software company, SWsoft, will provide its PEM automation and billing software platform, for Hosted’s new Linux and Windows hosting services.
Shaun Curtis, Principal of Validate Ltd., privately-held owner the Hosted brand remarked, ”We approached SWsoft on October 15 for a full implementation of PEM by December 15. SWsoft guided us through a well-organized process to develop, design and install a customized PEM solution in less than eight weeks.”
Hosted is using PEM software to deliver end-to-end customer services, including an online storefront, mechanized provisioning, billing and customer self-service through web-based control panels. In addition to the main site, which targets customers in the United Kingdom (UK), Hosted is planning to launch additional sites for customers in the United States (US), Spain and Ireland, using the services of branded resellers and billing in each countryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s accepted currency Ã¢â‚¬â€œ dollars, pounds or euros.
The PEM implementation at Hosted demonstrates how the SWsoft services team can rapidly customize the standard modules to deploy a unique solution, said Serguei Beloussov, chief executive officer, SWsoft. Once PEM is deployed, providers can use the robust API and SDK to further customize their offerings and adapt the platform for new services.
SWsoft PEM is a customizable data center billing and automation solution that allows service providers to more efficiently manage their infrastructure. With PEMÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s modular design and flexible architecture, a system can expand to include new services and scale to several millions of customers.
Hosted is the trading name of Validate Ltd., a privately-held company based in Birmingham, UK. Validate is run by a management team with considerable operational experience in the UK hosting market. Its directors have held senior positions in some of the UKÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s largest web hosting companies.
OPEN FUSION is a SWsoft technology initiative to move its entire line of products to a common platform to advance integration among a wide range of systems, third-party applications and modules, and custom and in-house solutions.
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 delivers proven performance, reliability, manageability and value. 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 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ transparently integrated through the OPEN FUSION Initiative – including Virtuozzo, Plesk, SiteBuilder, HSPcomplete and PEM.
For more information on Hosted, please visit: www.hosted.co.uk.
To learn more about SWsoft, please visit: www.swsoft.com.