Hosting Controller

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Hosting Controller
HC logo
Developer(s) Hosting Controller, Inc.
Stable release 9.13 / May 2015
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[1] Cloud 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,[2] Virtualization, SharePoint, Active Directory Synchronization and BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Latest release[edit]

HC9,[3] released in March 2012, manages different hosting services in both cluster and simple environments.[4][5] The current build running is 9.12. It provides support for web hosting companies to manage Windows and Linux servers through a unified interface. The major difference in HC8[6] is the addition of enterprise modules by which Hosting Service Providers (HSPs) can manage and automate enterprise hosting services such as those listed above.[7]

HC Enterprise Modules[edit]

HC Enterprise Modules provide interface with programs such as Microsoft Exchange Server.[8] The modules currently available for live production are:

- Microsoft Exchange 2007
- Microsoft Exchange 2010[9]
- Microsoft Exchange 2013
- BlackBerry Enterprise Server
- SharePoint services
- Microsoft Lync Server
- Microsoft Dynamics CRM


HCnix is a "Linux only" control panel by Hosting Controller and is an independent product.


Hosting Controller supplements its control panel with a number of Add-ons. The supported Add-ons are:

- RebuildXpress (RBX)
- One Click Install Applications

Support for other applications[edit]

Hosting Controller supports a number of other applications. Supported applications include:

- PayPal
- SpamExperts
- LiteSpeed Web Server
- CloudLinux

Version history[edit]

Version Released
Hosting Controller 9.11 Dec 24, 2014
Hosting Controller 9.10 Dec 10, 2014
Hosting Controller 9.09 Jun 02, 2014
Hosting Controller 9.08 Feb 14, 2014

Competing software[10][edit]


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External links[edit]

  1. ^ Microsoft Validated Solution Vendor
  2. ^ Exchange Server 2013 Validated Solution Vendor