Herndon, Virginia – (The Hosting News) – January 30, 2007 –
Server automation and virtualization software firm, SWsoft, has entered into an agreement with Italian, Czech and Slovakian Republic web hosting provider, Aruba, to provide hosting services powered by its Plesk and Virtuozzo software.
Stefano Cecconi, Chief Executive Officer at Aruba remarked, Ã¢â‚¬Å“We chose SWsoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s solutions after careful technical evaluation of security, functionality and performance. By introducing SWsoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s technology, we hope to be able to strengthen our hosting product and service offering, while delivering customers better support, a higher level of personalization and more choice than ever before.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The agreement with SWsoft will enable Aruba to customize, extend and integrate SWsoft hosting automation products and software components into its hosting environments and into ArubaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s shared hosting group companies (tol.it, widestore.net). Aruba embraces OPEN FUSION, 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.
Soeren von Varchmin, Managing Director for SWsoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s European and Asian Operations added, Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are delighted that our solutions have been chosen by a company of the caliber of Aruba. The agreement with Aruba is of special significance to us because it confirms that our products offer advanced functionality and superb reliability. We are also working hard to ensure that SWsoft consolidates its position in the Italian market through a new distribution network.”
SWsoft Plesk is the leading multi-platform control panel. The software is easy to use and automates a large number of tasks that will allow Aruba to reduce operating costs while increasing efficiency, profitability and customer satisfaction. With Plesk, Aruba will be able to deliver dedicated server packages tailored for advanced applications, static and dynamic website hosting, and other operations requiring high processing power and extensive memory.
The Aruba group, with over 1.5 million customers and 800,000 maintained domains, is the leading provider of web hosting, e-mail and domain name registration services in Italy. Aruba is one of the top 10 hosting companies worldwide, and is one of the top five in Europe. ArubaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s large Italian WebFarm guarantees reliability and speediness of services for all customers in Western Europe, while another facility serves Eastern Europe from the Czech Republic. Founded in 1994, the company has headquarters in Italy and offices in the Czech Republic, Slovakian Republic, Poland and Hungary.
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 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.