Hosting Controller

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Hosting Controller
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Developer(s) Hosting Controller, Inc.
Stable release 9.0 / March 2012
Operating system Windows, Linux
Type Automation
License Proprietary

Hosting Controller or Hosting Controller Automation Solution is a commercial automation hosting program created by Advanced Communications of Los Angeles, California USA. Development of the program began in 1997.


Hosting Controller Automation Solution is a business and operational support system for hosting service providers, including shared web hosting for both Linux and Windows. It also supports SaaS and Enterprise hosting services like Microsoft Exchange Server, Virtualization, SharePoint and BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Latest release[edit]

HC9, released in March 2012, manages different hosting services in both cluster and simple environments.[1][2] The latest upgrade in HC8 version is released as 8.11 in June 2011. It provides support for web hosting companies to manage Windows and Linux servers through a unified interface. The major difference in HC8 is the addition of enterprise modules by which Hosting Service Providers (HSPs) can manage and automate enterprise hosting services such as those listed above.[3]

HC Enterprise Modules[edit]

HC Enterprise Modules provide interface with programs such as Microsoft Exchange 2007.[4] The modules currently available for live production are:

- Microsoft Exchange 2007
- Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1
- BlackBerry Enterprise Server
- SharePoint services
- Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Support for other applications[edit]

Hosting Controller is working to support more enterprise solutions via the addition of modules by the end of 2012. Planned modules include:

- Support for VMWare
- Support for MS Exchange 2010 SP2
- Support for MS LYNC

Version history[edit]

Version Released
Hosting Controller 8.11 Jun 06, 2011
Hosting Controller 8.10 Feb 22, 2011
Hosting Controller 8.09 Nov 02, 2010

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