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CloudLinux Now Running on More Than 5,000 Servers

Commercially supported Linux OS for shared hosting doubles growth over six months

CloudLinux Inc. makers of CloudLinux OS, on Tuesday announced that it is now being run on more than 5,000 production servers worldwide, a 100 percent increase in just six months.

CloudLinux isolates each user account within its own Lightweight Virtual Environment (LVE) allowing system administrators to limit CPU, memory, and the concurrent connections available to each server tenant. LVE effectively prevents the, "bad neighbor effect," wherein one tenant can slow or take down an entire server - the number one cause of shared-server stability issues, making it an ideal platform for shared hosting.

"We are now beginning to see the exponential growth in CloudLinux OS adoption that we expected once the OS gains acceptance," said Igor Seletskiy, CloudLinux CEO. "Shared hosters, data centers - and others - that need a commercially-supported, cost-effective means of providing a secure, dense, server environment are increasingly turning to CloudLinux to maximize efficiencies."

More than 500 web hosting companies around the world run the CloudLinux OS on their servers today and that number is growing daily. Additionally, over 100 datacenter partners bundle CloudLinux with VPS (virtual private servers) and dedicated servers.

By limiting abuse, shared hosters can substantially increase stability and server density, bringing far greater efficiency to their businesses. As a part of the CloudLinux OS, CloudLinux now offers MySQL Governor which enables tight control over the MySQL resources available to users, and will soon release CageFS, the industry's first virtualized file system for shared hosters. CageFS assures that user files are only available to, and viewable by, their owner. CloudLinux offers the fastest updates in the industry. Professional support is available 24/7. Download CloudLinux OS or sign up for a 30 day trial at

CloudLinux OS is fully compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and CentOS, as well as most major control panels including cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin and others. Hosts can easily convert to CloudLinux, typically in less than 10 minutes.

About CloudLinux
By providing expertise in the areas on hosting, kernel, and open source, CloudLinux serves the specific needs of those in the web hosting industry. Founded in 2009, CloudLinux is privately funded and headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. For more information on the CloudLinux OS, please visit

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.