Sao Paulo, Brazil – (The Hosting News) – April 17, 2007 –
Server automation virtualization firm, SWsoft, has been chosen by Brazilian web hosting provider, LocaWeb, to power its launch of Virtual Private Server (VPS) services, using SWsoft’s Virtuozzo software.
Gilberto Mautner, Vice President of Innovation and Technology at LocaWeb explained, ”Our goal is to guarantee high efficiency and management to companies of all sizes, bringing to the Brazilian market the best solution available today.”
Hosting services are a growing segment of the emerging Internet economy in Brazil. According to recent statistics, 30 million people in Brazil – 16 percent of the total population of 188 million, use the Internet.
Kurt Daniel, Vice President of Marketing and Alliances at SWsoft added, ”SWsoft is excited to partner with market leader LocaWeb to deliver the best VPS services to their customers, both large and small, in Latin America. Virtuozzo provides a cost-efficient solution that will enable LocaWeb to deliver a greater variety of hosting services with minimal resources and cost, and take advantage of improved integration resulting from our ongoing OPEN FUSION initiative.”
Virtuozzo operating system virtualization software uses patented technology to create multiple, isolated virtual environments – or virtual private servers – on a single physical server and operating system, making the most efficient use of hardware, software and other resources.
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.
LocaWeb is a professional web hosting services firm in Brazil and Latin America. The company has more than 82,000 clients and developers, and 130,000 hosted domains. Services include web hosting, blogs and podcasts, domains, outsourcing solutions (LocaMail), e-commerce, VoIP services (Virtual PABX and Voice Portal). LocaWeb also provides infrastructure for audio and video streaming, online games (LocaJogos) and open space for discussions (Developers Forum). In May 2006, LocaWeb started its own datacenter operation with capacity to host over 6,000 servers, an investment of US $10 million. LocaWeb iDC, focused on dedicated servers, has more than 420 clients.
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.