Company Launches New Brand Name with More Hosting Services for Customers

MANCHESTER, England, and HERNDON, Va., March 16, 2007 – Layershift, formerly called Transnexis, today announced it will offer SWsoft Plesk for Windows and SWsoft HSPcomplete software for its shared hosting customers. Layershift also announced it has launched a new website at offering hosted services in the U.S. and U.K.

Layershift, an SWsoft Platinum Partner, uses SWsoft Virtuozzo operating system virtualization software to power its Virtual Private Server (VPS) services for Windows and Linux, which are available from the company’s new website. The company also uses SWsoft Plesk Expand software to centrally manage its Plesk servers and offer distributed services that maximize service reliability.

"Our partnership with SWsoft allows us to offer industry-leading hosting products and services to our shared hosting and VPS customers," said Andrew Cranson, CEO, Layershift. "SWsoft’s dedicated sales and development teams, and commitment to service and support, gives us an advantage in the highly competitive hosting market."

"By choosing SWsoft hosting solutions, Layershift is strategically positioned to benefit from our OPEN FUSION technology initiative to improve integration across our entire product line, third-party applications and custom solutions," said Kurt Daniel, vice president of marketing and alliances, SWsoft. "Our partnership enables Layershift to continue to bring top-notch hosting products, services and support to its shared hosting and VPS customers."

As an SWsoft Platinum partner, Layershift benefits from greater market exposure, expanded business opportunities, joint strategic sales and marketing initiatives, access to an extensive and growing customer base, and a high level of service and support. SWsoft offers partnership categories for every strategic product and customer need, including hosting, professional services, support, and technology reselling, including integration support and certification with all SWsoft products.

OPEN FUSION is an SWsoft technology initiative to move its entire line of products to a common platform to advance integration among a wide range of systems, third-party applications and modules, and custom and in-house solutions.

About Layershift
Formed in 2001 as Transnexis, incorporated in 2006, and headquartered in the United Kingdom, Layershift benefits from extensive industry experience. Layershift provides a wide range of Shared, Reseller, Managed VPS & DDS, and Unmanaged VPS & DDS to businesses and professionals across the world. With offices throughout Europe and hosting services based in the U.S. and U.K., Layershift is able to meet the hosting needs of a broad audience. For additional information, please visit

About SWsoft
SWsoft is a global leader in server virtualization and automation software. More than 10,000 customers rely on the proven performance and management capabilities of SWsoft products to optimize their IT infrastructures. Founded in 1999, the company has offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, call 703-815-5670 or visit