SWsoft Announces Public Availability of Plesk Expand.HERNDON, Va. -- Hosting Providers Can Now Centrally Manage Multiple Plesk 7 Linux, FreeBSD & Windows Servers See Windows Server 2003, Windows Home Server, Windows 2000 and Windows NT. ; Web-based Auto Install Provides Instant Implementation of Centralized Plesk 7 Infrastructure
Today, SWsoft, the established leader in hosting automation and server virtualization (1) Running applications in separate, isolated partitions within a single server. The "virtual machine" method can run different operating systems simultaneously, whereas the "OS virtualization" method runs applications for only one operating system (see virtual machine and OS software, announced the launch and general availability of Plesk Expand. Plesk Expand is a powerful add-on to Plesk 7 that offers hosting providers centralized management of their expanding multi-server Plesk environments. Customers can immediately purchase and download Plesk Expand at http://www.sw-soft.com/en/products/plesk/expand/.
"Over the past several years, we have established a significant partnership with SWsoft, and their solid track record of delivering cutting edge solutions continues," said Robert Marsh, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , EV1Servers. "The team at SWsoft has exceeded our expectations again with Plesk Expand by delivering a robust multi-server management solution that is easy-to-use and dramatically simplifies the mass management of existing Plesk 7 servers."
"Fulfilling a promise to our customers to make their mass hosting businesses more automated, efficient and profitable, Plesk Expand delivers the most feature rich centralized management solution validated by real world customers," said Kurt Daniel, director of marketing, SWsoft. "In addition to centralized management of multiple Plesk servers, Plesk Expand will include fully distributed Fully distributed
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Tested and Proven Cross Platform Support, Web-Based Installation, and Other Features
For the first time, Plesk Expand combines multiple Plesk 7 servers into an integrated hosting environment See hosted environment. . Plesk 7 and the upcoming Plesk 7 Reloaded are the latest releases of SWsoft's professional hosting control panel software. Plesk 7 Reloaded will ship with Plesk AntiVirus by Dr. Web(R), tighter integration with Virtuozzo, a new cleaner and easier-to-use interface, a migration manager, a web-based website editor and more for a total of more than 50 valuable features.
Plesk Expand gives hosting professionals the ability to centrally manage Windows, FreeBSD, and Linux-based Plesk 7 servers. In addition, Plesk Expand offers a Web-based auto install, enabling hosting providers instant implementation of a centralized infrastructure based on their existing Plesk 7 servers.
Plesk Expand includes the following key features:
--Centralized Client Management: Add clients to multiple Plesk servers regardless of platform, change their status and configure a client's settings, such as limits and permissions.
--Centralized Domain Management: Manage any customer's domains, create new domains, activate/deactivate a domain or a group of domains, and configure domain limits, permissions, and DNS settings.
--Centralized Login Signing in and gaining access to a network server, Web server or other computer system. The process (the noun) is a "login" or "logon," while the act of doing it (the verb) is to "log in" or to "log on. for All Customers: Leverage a single login place for all clients, domain owners, and mailbox owners across Plesk servers.
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Markup language developed to be a simplified and more structural version of SGML. It incorporates features of HTML (e.g., hypertext linking), but is designed to overcome some of HTML's limitations. API: Easily integrate Plesk Expand with the rest of the infrastructure, such as a billing system through the open XML See Office Open XML. API.
--Centralized IP Management: Manage IP pools and allocate ranges of IP addresses to a specific Plesk server, a specific Plesk client, and/or a specific Plesk managed domain. IP addresses can be allocated either automatically or manually.
--Centralized DNS Management: Control DNS records A DNS server is configured with a "zone file" for each domain that contains "resource records." There are several types of records, and the most common are described below. See DNS. of all customers' domains from a single point.
--Centralized Server Management: Easily monitor server resources, manage services, and control server settings.
SWsoft is the recognized leader in automation and server virtualization software for hosting service companies, communications providers, and enterprises. The company powers more than 50,000 servers for customers in over 100 countries. SWsoft's products deliver industry-leading performance, stability and manageability for its customers to increase utilization of their limited IT resources. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, with offices around the world; SWsoft is a privately held, profitable company, offering comprehensive solutions including: Plesk, Virtuozzo, PEM (Privacy Enhanced Mail) A standard for secure e-mail on the Internet. It supports encryption, digital signatures and digital certificates as well as both private and public key methods. Not widely used, work on PEM later evolved into S/MIME. See MIME. , HSPcomplete, and Confixx. For more information about SWsoft, visit www.sw-soft.com.