White Haven, Pennsylvania – (The Hosting News) – May 7, 2007 –
Web host automation technology firm, cPanel Inc., has developed, along with WHM, comprehensive updates to their software packages. The extensive upgrade, features enhancements to most every section of the product, with increased web hosting security and platform features.
Some of the new features in the release of cPanel and WHM version 11, include the following:
* Security Center with comprehensive security tools
* Substantial Back-end code upgrades
* Apache 2.0.x and 2.2.x support
* Increased interface speed
* Web disks
* Site Owner Interface Upgrade
* Site Owner “Getting Started Wizard”
* Upgraded branding and better language support
* Easy Perl, PHP and Ruby module installers
According to the company, due to the extensive amount of changes to the cPanel and WHM code base, cPanel will be releasing the upgrade in multiple stages. The first stages will contain the majority of the new features and code, including the new domain owner interface. This first stage is currently available in the CURRENT branch and can be downloaded by running /scripts/upcp on the CLI or ‘Upgrade to Latest Version’ in WHM. The later updates will be smaller and more focused, including such features as Apache 2.0.x and 2.2.x support. It is recommended to maintain your current upgrade branch to ensure a smooth transition to cPanel 11.
Dave Koston, Operations Manager at cPanel remarked, ”This update is our most massive update ever. We’ve decided to release in multiple parts to make it an easy transition for our customers as most are using a code base that is quite different from that of cPanel 11. This staggered release will allow us to provide hands on assistance for our upgrading customers and make the upgrade process relatively elementary.”
cPanel is a Web Hosting Control Panel Software provider supplying hosting automation tools to data centers and customers around the world. cPanel offers web hosting software that automates the intricate workings of web hosting servers, providing its products to equip server administrators with tools to facilitate hosting services.
To learn more about the full cPanel 11 release schedule and comprehensive feature information, please visit: www.cpanel.net/cpanel11.
For more information about cPanel, please visit www.cpanel.net.