Peer 1 Network Partners with SWsoft to Better Support Dedicated Hosting Customers

October 6, 2005

Plesk 7.5 Reloaded for Linux and Plesk 7.5 for Windows Selected as “Control Panels of Choice” for New and Existing Dedicated Hosting Customers

Herndon, VA and Vancouver, BC — October 6, 2005 – Today, SWsoft, a recognized leader in server automation and virtualization software, announced that Peer 1 Network Enterprises Inc. (TSX-V:PIX), a provider of high performance Internet infrastructure, has partnered with SWsoft to deliver solutions to help expand and grow its hosting business. In addition, Peer 1 Network has selected Plesk as its preferred Linux and Windows hosting control panel of choice for its dedicated hosting business (www.dedicatedhosting.com) which was purchased from Interland last month.

“When it came down to selecting a strategic software partner that could help Peer 1 from day one and create an innovative, dependable and profitable business, there was little question that SWsoft had what we needed,” said Rick Hingson, chief integration officer of Peer 1 Network. “Since acquiring the dedicated server business of Interland, we have taken steps to accelerate the launch of new products and services that have been stalled for a while, and that our customers want and need. By upgrading to SWsoft’s multi-platform Plesk solution, we are quickly transitioning to a more proven and reliable solution that is easy to use and which exceeds our customers’ demands.”

“We are pleased that one of the foremost and rapidly growing companies in the hosting market reviewed their options and decided to partner with SWsoft,” said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft. “We feel this announcement is only the beginning of delivering, together with Peer 1 Network, integrated and cost effective products that help to expand the customer base, revenue and profitability.”

Complete Hosting Solutions
For Telcos, ISPs and hosting providers, SWsoft is the market and momentum leader and provides the only complete set of server automation and virtualization products that effectively supports virtually every type of hosting service offering on every major platform. The company’s Virtuozzo, Plesk, SiteBuilder, HSPcomplete and PEM products, transparently integrated and extended through SWsoft’s OPEN FUSION initiative, enable the most feature rich, reliable and integrated solutions for virtualization, control panel server management, website creation and end-to-end automation.

Plesk 7.5 Reloaded Availability
Peer 1 Network is immediately offering new and existing customers Plesk 7.5 Reloaded for Linux and Plesk 7.5 for Windows at www.dedicatedhosting.com.

About Peer 1 Network
Peer 1 Network, a leading Internet infrastructure provider, delivers client-centric solutions that ensure customers’ online presence is available 100% of the time. From colocation and self-managed dedicated servers to complex managed hosting, Peer 1 has a solution to meet the online needs of all types and sizes of customers. Since its inception in 1999, the company has grown to include data centers and network points of presence in 16 major cities across North America and Europe, all connected by Peer 1’s world class IP network. Peer 1 serves a variety of customers including hosting providers, online gaming companies, Internet phone (VoIP) companies and many small and medium sized businesses. The company’s headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada and the stock is traded on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol PIX. For more information visit www.peer1.net.

About SWsoft
SWsoft is a recognized leader in server automation and virtualization software. With more than 10,000 customers in over 100 countries, SWsoft's suite of products – transparently integrated and extended through the OPEN FUSION Initiative – delivers proven performance, reliability, manageability and value. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, with offices around the world; SWsoft is a high growth company, funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Intel Capital, offering comprehensive solutions including: Virtuozzo, Plesk, SiteBuilder, HSPcomplete and PEM. For more information about SWsoft, visit www.swsoft.com.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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