SWsoft Moves to New Headquarters to Accommodate Rapid Revenue Growth and Additional Hiring

December 7, 2004

Company More Than Doubles Revenue in 2004 while Increasing Number of Employees by More than 60 Percent

Herndon, VA — December 7, 2004 – - Today, SWsoft, the established leader in hosting automation and server virtualization software, announced it has relocated its worldwide headquarters to a larger facility in the Dulles Corporate Centre to accommodate its additional sales, marketing and business development employee growth. The company has more than doubled its revenue and increased its number of employees by more than sixty percent in 2004.

“We are pleased to continue to sustain triple digit revenue growth for our company,” said Kurt Daniel, director of marketing, SWsoft. “SWsoft is focused on developing innovative and valuable software solutions that make our customers more efficient. We plan to expand our efforts by hiring talented sales, marketing and business development professionals to further drive our customers success in the hosting and enterprise markets.”

SWsoft powers more than 70,000 servers for service provider and enterprise customers worldwide. With its worldwide headquarters in Herndon, VA, SWsoft employs more than 300 employees and has sales and marketing offices in Germany and Japan and Research and Development offices in Russia.

“Hosting, an almost $10 billion market, has silently re-emerged as one of the fastest growing and highly markets in IT,” said Mike Sowada, senior analyst of Datacenter Infrastructure and Web Hosting Services, Tier1 Research. “With companies like SWsoft providing the means to achieve a highly efficient datacenter with its automation software, hosting providers are turning more and more opportunity into profit.”

“SWsoft is one of EV1's longest standing and most important partners— having offered Plesk since we entered the dedicated hosting market in 2000,” said Robert Marsh, CEO and Head Surfer, EV1Servers. “Since then, SWSoft's products have helped EV1 – as well as our customers - save time and improve profitability. The recent addition of Virtuozzo to our product line and selection of Plesk as our Preferred Control Panel reflects our confidence in SWSoft's continued ability to grow in support of our Web hosting business.”

Global Solutions for Service Providers and Enterprises
For service providers, SWsoft provides the only complete set of hosting automation products that effectively support virtually every type of hosting service offering, on every major platform and in every major language. The company’s Plesk, SiteBuilder, Virtuozzo, HSPcomplete and PEM products enable the most feature rich, reliable and integrated solutions for complete control of a service providers’ control panel, automation and virtualization needs.

Virtuozzo empowers enterprises to keep up with the increasing demands on IT infrastructure and management by providing the most powerful Windows 2003 and Linux/Unix virtualization solutions available. Customers can leverage Virtuozzo for server consolidation, departmental specific servers, development and testing, managing application growth, minimizing downtime and patch management.

About SWsoft
SWsoft is the recognized leader in automation and server virtualization software for hosting service companies, communications providers, and enterprises. The company powers more than 70,000 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 company, offering comprehensive solutions including: Plesk, Virtuozzo, PEM, HSPcomplete and SiteBuilder. For more information about SWsoft, visit www.sw-soft.com.



 
 
 
 
 
 
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