Parallels adds CloudLinux to Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5

April 29, 2010

Major Hosting Control Panel Provides Native Support for CloudLinux

Princeton, NJ, April 29, 2010CloudLinux Inc., an innovative software company dedicated to serving the needs of hosting service providers, announces today that Parallels has included CloudLinux in its newly released version of Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 control panel. Parallels, a cloud enablement leader, has included CloudLinux as one of the Linux OS options in its newly released Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5, and is available for all 9.X versions of the product. Parallels chose to include CloudLinux because of its Lightweight Virtual Environment™ or LVE technology that is designed specifically for hosting service providers to provide greater density and stability in shared hosting and multi-tenant environments. Parallels is also impressed with the impact CloudLinux has made on the hosting market since its launch in February 2010.

"It makes sense for us to include CloudLinux as one of the native operating systems in our Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 product because it gives our customers the significant advantages of improved performance and stability so they can deliver better services to their small business customers," said Jack Zubarev, President at Parallels. "Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 is the most feature-rich control panel for shared hosting and, with the addition of CloudLinux, supports the fast industry adoption we are seeing for this product."

According to Parallels, the Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 is the number one control panel in the world with thousands of applications that deliver the easiest, most profitable and most complete service for virtual, dedicated, and shared hosting providers.

"LVE is a great addition to the Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 features," states Igor Seletskiy, CEO and Founder of CloudLinux. "CloudLinux can help Parallels deliver the fully integrated and professional experience their customers have come to expect from a major virtualization and cloud computing leader."

What makes CloudLinux so attractive to hosting providers is its core technology Lightweight Virtual Environment™ which is a kernel-level technology that limits the amount of resources (CPU, I/O, memory) available to a group of processes. With LVE, administrators have the tools to control the CPU and IO demands of individual tenants, so that a single site cannot slow or take down a whole server. While similar in approach to container virtualization, LVE is lightweight and transparent. The LVE level fair-share CPU scheduler makes sure that each account gets enough CPU resources to run efficiently. This innovative CloudLinux OS technology offers service providers increased control as never realized before with traditional OS.

CloudLinux OS provides additional benefits to Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 users including:

  • Innovative lightweight and transparent LVE technology that increases server stability and performance
  • Decreased downtime
  • Ability to allocate resources to individual server tenants efficiently
  • Increased control over traditional OS
  • Complete, 24/7 support
  • Compatibility with the major control panel for easy management and deployment

About Parallels

Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and cloud services providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 700 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.parallels.com.

About CloudLinux, Inc.
Founded in Princeton, NJ, CloudLinux is a privately funded company that combines unique expertise in the service provider business with in-depth technical knowledge of hosting, kernel development and open source.

CloudLinux provides hosting companies and datacenters with the only commercially supported Linux operating system (OS) optimized for their needs. The new technology behind CloudLinux has been proven to increase density, stability and performance, helping customers realize reduced operating costs and increased profitability.

To join online discussions and receive news updates you can find CloudLinux on: Twitter and LinkedIn. For more information, please visit www.cloudlinux.com.

Contacts:

Rohan Hutchings
Senior Public Relations Manager, Parallels
(425) 282 1787
rhutchings@parallels.com
Judy Shapiro
Chief Brand Strategist, CloudLinux
(917) 617-3917
judy.shapiro@cloudlinux.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
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