February 23, 2005 (HOSTSEARCH.COM) Today, SWsoft, hosting automation and server virtualization software maker, launched Plesk 7.5 for Windows. Plesk for Windows is a control panel for hosting providers that offer shared, virtual private server (VPS), dedicated and managed service offerings.
Our engineers have been working very hard to create the industrys most powerful, reliable and easy-to-use control panel for the Windows platform, said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft. Plesk 7.5 for Windows delivers on this commitment by offering strong native support of Microsoft technologies and over 50 new useful capabilities including complete integration with SiteBuilder.
Plesk 7.5 for Windows features a redesigned interface that provides the same look and feel as Windows XP for instant familiarity with users.
The Plesk control panel includes a complete Application Vault with AntiSpam, AntiVirus, SiteBuilder, eCommerce, Firewall Management, Auto Update, Backup and more.
Among Plesk 7.5 for Windows features are a:
Retooled Plesk Interface Redesigned cleaner and easier to use with new XP Reloaded, XP Reloaded Compact, Agua, and Nature skins and option for users to create their own skins and manage them in the browser-based interface.
Automated Key Update Update your license directly from your Plesk software immediately upon upgrading. Administrators can receive the status of their license keys with the touch of a button and update them directly from the Plesk interface.
International Domain Names Complete support for the International Domain Naming conventions and their characters. Plesk new UTF-8 interface redesign will fully recognize characters from any native language of the users choice.
ASP.NET Starter Pack New ASP.NET Starter Pack includes the following ASP.NET customizable applications deployed through a wizard-like interface: Dynamic Portal, eCommerce Storefront, User Community, Data Reporting, Time Tracker and Resource Tracking.
Web-Based Installation Download a small executable and required components, check for updated setup version, download setup file(s), run setup and optionally install updates.
Microsoft DNS Server Support Ability to use Microsoft Native DNS server instead of Bind. Microsoft DNS is the default now, unless the user has specifically chosen to install and run Bind.
Web Server Manager File Manager-like interface with the controls similar to IIS Manager
capabilities (per-directory settings, creating virtual directories, changing default documents).
SiteBuilder Attractive add-on option to install and use a powerful server solution for easily creating and managing websites with a browser-based WYSIWYG editor.
Plesk 7.5 for Windows is currently available for purchase or lease at http://www.sw-soft.com/en/products/plesk75win/.