Herndon, Virginia – (The Hosting News) – February 21, 2007 – Server automation and virtualization software firm, SWsoft, has entered into a three year agreement with Microsoft, to deliver enhanced customer service for customers utilizing SWsoft’s Virtuozzo for Windows Server virtualization software.
As part of the agreement, SWsoft will receive 24-hour, 7-day support from Microsoft for its enterprise and hosting customers operating Windows-based applications within Virtuozzo virtual environments.
Serguei Beloussov, CEO of SWsoft offered, “SWsoft will continue as the direct link to customers with the added benefits of Microsoft support and expertise. We’re committed to expanding the breadth and functionality of our virtualization products for Windows and we are pleased to cooperate more closely with Microsoft for our customersâ€™ benefit.”
John Zanni, Director of Worldwide Hosting at Microsoft added, “Virtualization is a critical technology in the continued successful growth of the industry. By providing the highest level of support possible in tandem with SWsoft, we hope to continue to drive adoption of virtual environments, helping service providers further reduce costs and improve efficiencies.”
According to the company, with SWsoft Virtuozzo, a single Windows operating system instance can be dynamically partitioned into multiple, highly-efficient and scalable virtual environments. Virtuozzo enables density of up to hundreds of virtual environments on a single physical server. Virtuozzo was developed to address the challenges faced by datacenters of operating system sprawl, with architecture and management tools for provisioning, monitoring and managing virtualized server resources.
SWsoft is the maker of Virtuozzo operating system virtualization software, which allows a single Linux or Windows OS instance to be dynamically partitioned into multiple, highly-efficient virtual environments. The company joins the current SPEC member companies committed to developing a new virtualization measurement standard, which include AMD, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, IBM, Sun Microsystems, and VMware.
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 â€“ transparently integrated through the OPEN FUSION Initiative – including Virtuozzo, Plesk, SiteBuilder, HSPcomplete and PEM.
To learn more about SWsoft, please visit: www.swsoft.com.