HERNDON, Va. and MASSY, FRANCE, July 2, 2007 – SWsoft today announced that Internet Fr, a leading hosting provider in France, has integrated SWsoft Plesk control panel and Virtuozzo virtualization software into its professional line of integrated shared hosting solutions, Plexus Products.
Based on Internet Fr's expertise in the management of critical web extensions of information systems for large customers, Plexus Products deliver high quality of service and availability and include the following offering packs:
Plexus Shared Hosting HP (High Performance) pack is one of the first professional shared hosting solution to offer the Tomcat application server to run and manage enterprise web applications.
"We chose SWsoft products to build the professional solutions required by our customers because of their performance and reliability," said Frederick Coeuille, general manager, Internet Fr.
Powered by Plesk and Virtuozzo software, Plexus Products simplify and unify the online management of web and e-mailing services, and provide continuous follow-up due to integration with Internet Fr Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools. For example, customers can follow the processing of their requests and check their network or system resource usage. By implementing its shared hosting solutions on Virtuozzo, Internet Fr has more control over the hosting environment, including rapid backups, easier migrations, and isolation between blocks of hosting customers.
"SWsoft Virtuozzo and Plesk give Internet Fr a competitive advantage with cutting-edge hosting technology to take advantage of emerging opportunities, such as software-as-a-service (SaaS)," said Soeren von Varchmin, managing director for SWsoft's European and Asian Operations. "Internet Fr is a valued partner and SWsoft will continue to share the progress of our OPEN FUSION technology initiative to deliver open, flexible hosting services that meet the demands of Internet Fr's customers in France and Italy."
SWsoft Plesk is the leading multi-platform control panel designed to meet the needs of small to large hosting providers, resellers and end users. With patented hosting technology, the software is easy to use and automates a large number of tasks that allow service providers to reduce operating costs while increasing efficiency, profitability and customer satisfaction.
SWsoft Virtuozzo is the leading virtualization solution for hosting providers. Virtuozzo operating system virtualization software uses patented technology to create multiple, isolated virtual environments - or virtual private servers - on a single physical server and operating system, making the most efficient use of hardware, software and other resources. Each virtual environment has the same performance and functionality as a stand-alone server and can be managed with Plesk, 3rd party control panels or in-house systems.
OPEN FUSION is an SWsoft technology initiative to improve integration among a wide range of systems, third-party applications and modules, and custom and in-house solutions. The OPEN FUSION platform enables optimized delivery of SaaS and traditional hosting services to help independent software vendors (ISVs) and service providers take full advantage of new opportunities in the market.
About Internet Fr
Created in 1995, Internet Fr today hosts and manages more than 15,000 professional sites. Between 2005 and 2006, Internet Fr increased revenue by 15 percent and is continually growing with 60 people based in France and Italy.
Internet Fr creates a highly secure and robust hosting infrastructure, and offers a high level of services that respond to today's demand for reliability and availability. Internet Fr collaborates with over 300 system integrators and web agencies and directly commercializes its offerings to key companies, government organizations, as well as small and middle-sized companies. For more information, visit www.internet-fr.net.
SWsoft is a global leader in virtualization and automation software that helps consumers, businesses, and service providers optimize their use of technology. The company's software powers more than 130,000 servers and 500,000 desktops worldwide. The SWsoft product line includes Virtuozzo - the leading operating system virtualization solution, Parallels - the leading desktop virtualization product, and Plesk - the leading server control panel. Founded in 1999, the company has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.swsoft.com.
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