Herndon, Virginia – (The Hosting News) – January 19, 2007 – Automation and virtualization software firm, SWsoft, has instituted significant updates to its PEM data center automation solution, including more Microsoft Hosted Exchange support, reseller branding and new language tools.
Deployed in response to feedback from some of its largest hosting customers, the new PEM 2.6 platform was designed to deliver 57 new features,The latest release of PEM supports SWsoft Virtuozzo for both Linux and Windows, enabling customers to deploy Virtual Private Servers (VPSs) on either platform. Improved branding support will enable resellers to provide a fully-branded service with branded URLs, DNS, and mail and database hostnames.
Serguei Beloussov, Chief Executive Officer at SWsoft explained, ”PEM 2.6 incorporates direct feedback from our customers and underscores our commitment to excellence and quality for both hosting providers and end users. PEM draws on the expertise of SWsoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s OPEN FUSION initiative to bridge the gap between legacy and modern hosting systems with automation solutions for both SWsoft and non-SWsoft services.”
Carlos Antolinez, Managing Director of Ibercom added, ”Several features in PEM 2.6, such as the ability to customize the language packs, were key factors in our decision to purchase PEM for our Spanish speaking audience.”
Key features in PEM 2.6 include:
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Virtuozzo Windows and Linux Support Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Virtuozzo 3.0 for Linux can be used for PEM management servers and VPS application servers. Virtuozzo 3.5 for Windows can be used to provide customers with Windows-based VPSs.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Microsoft Hosted Exchange Enhancements Ã¢â‚¬â€œ include several mail services improvements, such as global address lists, multiple Microsoft Exchange store support, offline address book improvements and mailbox/folder size management improvements.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Language Pack Update Mechanism Ã¢â‚¬â€œ service providers can download and customize translation sources directly from the PEM user interface, allowing providers to create their own language packs or customize for a specific audience.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Improved Branding Support Ã¢â‚¬â€œ all brand-related options are located in a centralized place, making it easier to implement branding changes.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Windows Streaming Service Enhancements Ã¢â‚¬â€œ include configuration of streaming protocols, bandwidth-based billing and accounting, and end-user publishing point configuration.
SWsoft PEM is a customizable data center automation solution developed to allow service providers to more efficiently manage their infrastructure. With PEM’s modular design and flexible architecture, a system can expand to include new services and scale to several millions of customers. 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.
To learn more about SWsoft, please visit: www.swsoft.com.