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SWsoft Announces Plesk 6 Is Red Hat Ready

SWsoft's Plesk 6 Is the Only Control Panel Software Available to Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 HERNDON, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 13-10-2003 -- SWsoft, Inc., a leader in hosting automation and enterprise server software, today announced Plesk 6 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. This will give Hosting Service Providers (HSPs) and other businesses access to the premier control panel software to install and manage servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux. SWsoft also announced it is Red Hat Ready, assuring customers SWsoft products and solutions will work seamlessly with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This announcement with Red Hat further solidifies SWsoft as the leader in the hosting industry and demonstrates its commitment to developing pioneering technology, giving customers more options to grow its hosting businesses and improve profitability.

Today Plesk is used on more then 40,000 servers by over 3,000 hosting providers around the world and is one of the most comprehensive virtual and physical Web server management packages available. Plesk 6 includes cutting-edge anti-spam features, best-in-class Internet security and advanced complete traffic accounting to help Web hosters maximize efficiencies and improve productivity. With Plesk 6 businesses can manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (formerly Red Hat Linux Advanced Server), which is used for large departmental and datacenter server deployments and supports the largest X86-compatible servers available today. Hosting companies can also use Plesk 6 control panel software to manage and install servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES which is used for systems ranging from the edge-of-network to medium-scale departmental deployments.

As part of the agreement, SWsoft will provide long-term support for Red Hat Enterprise 2.1 and specifically develop the Plesk software to integrate with the Red Hat Enterprise Network. Thus, providing industry-leading patch and security management and delivery and optional system monitoring. Giving users the ability to update their systems on the fly.

"Red Hat Enterprise Linux is fast becoming the industry-standard for large and medium-scale departmental server deployments," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of SWsoft. "We are proud to be the only control panel software provider to support Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and we are confident our partnership will give businesses the opportunity to optimize efficiencies throughout their organization, reduce support costs and extend their service offerings to customers."

About SWsoft

SWsoft is an advanced server and networking software technology company focused on the development of its patent-pending Virtuozzo™ technology with end-to-end solutions and services for hosting service providers such as Internet data centers, application service providers, managed hosting providers and Web hosters. SWsoft's products deliver powerful, comprehensive solutions that can help data centers automate management, accelerate operations and provide excellent return on investments.

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