Ghent, Belgium – (The Hosting News) – March 2, 2007 – Independent Belgian web hosting and domain name registration specialist, Hostbasket, has incorporated SWsoft Plesk 8.1 control panel software, in the standard configuration of its new line of dedicated servers.
Hostbasket, with approximately 800 dedicated servers online, made the decision to include Plesk in its dedicated servers, after its launch in November 2006.
Bert Van Pottelberghe, Product Manager at Hostbasket remarked, â€œThe ease of use of the software and the user interface in particular make Plesk a very attractive product for the hosting market. In addition, Plesk 8.1 has feature parity in the Linux and Windows versions, so we can offer our customers the most advanced control panel solution for both platforms. We are currently launching a new line of dedicated servers, and Plesk 8.1 will be included in the standard configuration of our families of dedicated servers and appliance servers. Thanks to this user-friendly control panel, we can minimize the number of support questions and position our servers at attractive price levels.â€
Soeren von Varchmin, Director of European and Asian Operations of SWsoft added, â€œPlesk 8.1 is a milestone, not only for SWsoft, but also for the hosting market. It gives us a high-quality control panel solution that provides service providers, resellers and end users with greatly enhanced management and customization capabilities. The fact that a major player such as Hostbasket has chosen this product only serves to demonstrate its strength.â€
SWsoft Plesk is the leading multi-platform control panel designed to meet the needs of small to large hosting providers, resellers and end users. The software is easy to use and automates a large number of tasks that allow service providers to reduce operating costs while increasing efficiency, profitability and customer satisfaction.
Hostbasket is an independent Belgian specialist in hosting and domain name registration, with more than 15,000 sites, 800 dedicated servers, 30,000 domain names, and a network of more than 600 partners. Hostbasket provides a full spectrum of hosting solutions to commercial and private customers that wish to have an Internet presence or do business via the Internet.
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.
For more information about Hostbasket, please visit: www.hostbasket.com.