KUALA LUMPUR and HERNDON, Va., August 30, 2007 – Smart Team Networks Sdn Bhd, a leading web hosting provider in Malaysia, today announced that it is using SWsoft Plesk Expand 2.2 software to centrally manage its hosting servers on one integrated platform.
The web hosting market in Malaysia is one of the fastest growing in the Asia Pacific region, growing rapidly since May, according to recent data from Netcraft (www.netcraft.com).
The decision to migrate our servers from our existing software to SWsoft Plesk Expand was a smart business move for us, said T.Y. Png, managing director, Smart Team Networks. Plesk Expand provides a unified platform that integrates with our existing technology to centrally manage our Plesk servers, and advanced functionality, such as the web-based auto-install feature, to significantly improve shared hosting management.
Plesk Expand will help Smart Team manage their Plesk servers with greater efficiency, said Jan-Jaap Jager, manager of Asian Operations, SWsoft. As part of our ongoing OPEN FUSION initiative, Plesk Expand has evolved to provide an integrated, open hosting platform that will allow Smart Team to customize their hosting environment for new opportunities, such as Software as a Service (SaaS).
Plesk Expand combines multiple Plesk servers into an integrated hosting platform, giving hosting professionals the ability to centrally manage Linux, FreeBSD and Windows Plesk servers.
The latest version, Plesk Expand 2.2, includes important new features for hosting providers, including:
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 ISVs and service providers take full advantage of new opportunities in the market.
About Smart Team Networks Sdn Bhd
Smart Team, the upcoming leader in Web hosting, brings proven Web hosting expertise in online presence management to over 3,000 customers worldwide. Smart Team's Web hosting services are designed to meet the needs of individuals, small and medium-sized businesses and large corporations which includes domain name registration, email Web hosting, Web site hosting, ecommerce Web hosting, dedicated servers and collocation. For more information, please visit www.smartteam.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 600,000 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, please visit www.swsoft.com.