New Promotional Footers and Single-Sign-On Capabilities for Providers; File Download Module, One-Click Publishing and Google Maps Technology for End Users
HERNDON, Va., June 27, 2007 – Service providers can generate more revenue with new software from SWsoft that makes it easy for them to add promotional material to their customer websites. SWsoft Sitebuilder 4.0, released today, also includes Single-Sign-On (SSO) technology, enabling service providers to administer their Sitebuilder service plans using a single login and password.
The latest release of Sitebuilder now has 12 dynamic modules, including a new File Download Module that enables site owners to easily add files to their websites, such as PDF files, documents and spreadsheets. Also, the Area Map Module was enhanced with Google Maps technology, which lets users embed interactive Google Maps in their sites and get driving directions to and from a specific address.
"We worked closely with SWsoft to develop the Promotional Footers feature in this release of Sitebuilder," said Joakim Frid, CEO of Crystone. "With this feature, we can add our own custom tagline to each customer’s website, increasing our overall market exposure. We can also offer our customers optional service plans based on how much of our promotional material they are willing to allow on their sites."
Sitebuilder 4.0 features for service providers include:
Sitebuilder 4.0 features for end users include:
"Sitebuilder 4.0 adds new features that make it easy for hosting providers to customize service plans and easy-to-use options to attract and retain customers," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of SWsoft. "Sitebuilder’s improved integration with SWsoft Plesk and use of SSO technology is a direct result of our OPEN FUSION initiative to deliver flexible, open solutions that create business opportunities for the entire hosting ecosystem of providers, end-users and software vendors."
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 software-as-a-service (SaaS) and traditional hosting services to help ISVs and service providers take full advantage of new opportunities in the market.
SWsoft Sitebuilder is a next-generation, scalable website-building application that can be integrated into any business process for hosting providers, ISPs, registrars and telecoms. Sitebuilder’s easy-to-use, five-step wizard and 12 dynamic modules make this software a powerful and flexible solution.
Sitebuilder 4.0 is designed to work with hosting platforms that use the new Application Packaging Standard (APS), such as the Plesk control panel. The APS standard www.apsstandard.com defines a specification for software vendors to create “pluggable” applications that can be delivered by any service provider.
Sitebuilder 4.0 is immediately available for Linux/Unix and Windows platforms and can be downloaded at www.swsoft.com/sitebuilder.
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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