03 April 2006
Press release

SWSoft Adds Acronis True Image Enterprise Server Module to New PLESK 8.0 for Linux/Unix Control Panel

April 3, 2006, LINUXWORLD, BOSTON, MA — Acronis, Inc., the technological leader in storage management software, announced that SWsoft, an established leader in server automation and virtualization software, has began shipping Plesk 8.0 for Linux/Unix control panel with an integrated Acronis True Image Enterprise Server module as one of its new features. The announcement was made at LinuxWorld in Boston.

With more than 40 new features, Plesk 8.0 represents a major upgrade for hosting providers, resellers and end users, and with Acronis True Image Enterprise Server module, administrators can create server disk backup images without interrupting server operations and perform easy and fast recovery of the entire system.

"Plesk 8.0 raises the standard for hosting automation with new important capabilities which come together to deliver maximum usability, integration and availability," said Kurt Daniel, vice president of marketing and alliances at SWsoft. "We selected Acronis True Image Enterprise Server because our hosting customers require that their servers be available all the time and Acronis provides the most efficient and effective server restore capabilities on the market today.

"Acronis is proud to offer the hosting industry the highest quality disaster recovery and backup tools available," said Walter Scott, CEO of Acronis. "World-class challenges require world-class solutions, and Acronis True Image Enterprise Server's capabilities certainly provide the capabilities required by Plesk 8.0 users."

Availability of Acronis True Image with Plesk 8.0 for Linux/Unix

The Acronis True Image module is now currently available with Plesk 8.0 for Linux/Unix. For more information, visit www.swsoft.com/en/products/plesk8/new/.

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 delivers proven performance, reliability, manageability and value. With offices around the world, SWsoft is a high growth company funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Intel Capital. SWsoft offers comprehensive solutions — transparently integrated through the OPEN FUSION Initiative — including Virtuozzo, Plesk, SiteBuilder, HSPcomplete and PEM. For more information about SWsoft, visit www.swsoft.com.

About Acronis:

Acronis is a global cyber protection company that provides natively integrated cybersecurity, data protection, and endpoint management for managed service providers (MSPs), small and medium businesses (SMBs), and enterprise IT departments. Acronis solutions are highly efficient and designed to identify, prevent, detect, respond, remediate, and recover from modern cyberthreats with minimal downtime, ensuring data integrity and business continuity. Acronis offers the most comprehensive security solution on the market for MSPs with its unique ability to meet the needs of diverse and distributed IT environments.

A Swiss company founded in Singapore in 2003, Acronis has 15 offices worldwide and employees in 50+ countries. Acronis Cyber Protect is available in 26 languages in 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses. Learn more at www.acronis.com.
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