Herndon, Virginia – (The Hosting News) – October 12, 2006 –
Server automation and virtualization software firm, SWsoft,
has been chosen by Russian hosting service provider, .masterhost, to power its control panel with virtualization software, Plesk. SWsoft’s software will help manage services for over 30,000 customers with more than 65,000 registered domain names.
The products from SWsoft, a recognized leader in server automation and virtualization software, will help .masterhost broaden its offerings on both the Windows and Linux platforms. masterhost had initially selected Virtuozzo to maximize its server resources. The company added Plesk because of its integration with Virtuozzo, as part of SWsoft’s OPEN FUSION initiative. Virtuozzo creates multiple virtual environments on a single physical server to share hardware, licenses and management resources.
Using Virtuozzo and Plesk, users can deploy templates of Plesk systems with the complete isolation of a dedicated server. Virtuozzo and Plesk also share a common API for changing the language and locale of all integrated applications. This feature is designed to make it easy for .masterhost to localize its customer interface in Russian, significantly reducing development and translation time.
Aleksandr Ovchinnikov, Chief Commercial Officer at .masterhost remarked, ”SWsoft Virtuozzo and Plesk software support our overall growth strategy by enhancing our ability to deliver reliable and easy-to-use solutions to our customers with greater efficiency and minimal downtime.”
.masterhost is a SWsoft Platinum Partner, providing .masterhost with the highest level of SWsoft support at reasonable prices, including direct access to SWsoft developers, executive management and 24-hour support staff.
Soeren von Varchmin, managing director for European/Asian Operations, SWsoft added, ”As a result of the Virtuozzo and Plesk integration, we expect .masterhost to realize a significant return on investment and generate new revenue. SWsoft’s strategic partnership with Russia’s leading hosting service provider shows our industry leadership and our ability to deliver comprehensive, innovative hosting solutions.”
Founded in 1999, according to the company, .masterhost is the leading content delivery service provider in Russia. With offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, .masterhost provides a full range of services, including: web hosting, co-location, Virtual Private Server, domain name registration, and Internet access service provisioning to Internet service providers, which are developing wireless and broadband access. .masterhost’s customers include leading investment companies, commercial banks, business centers, corporate customers, enterprises and private subscribers.
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 .masterhost, please visit: www.masterhost.net
For more information about SWsoft, please visit: www.swsoft.com.