Parallels and UberGlobal Expands their Partnership with Parallels Automation

February 16, 2012

Leading web service provider to grow customer base in Australia with additional cloud services

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – 16 February, 2012 – Parallels, the hosting and cloud services enablement leader, today announced that it has expanded its partnership with UberGlobal (http://www.uber.com.au), Australia’s third largest web service provider. UberGlobal is deploying Parallels Automation software to rapidly deliver a wide variety of new cloud services, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS), targeted at small to medium businesses (SMBs), Government organisations and enterprises in the Australian market.

“UberGlobal’s decision to deploy Parallels Automation comes at a time when the demand for Cloud Services is increasing significantly. Our recent report, Parallels SMB Cloud Insights™, states that the market opportunity to serve Australian SMBs with Cloud services is currently AUD$480 million in 2011 and growing. With this expanded partnership, we expect UberGlobal will accelerate its own growth and realise the full potential of the SMB cloud services market,” said John Zanni, Vice President, Service Provider Marketing and Alliances at Parallels.

“The partnership with Parallels is a natural fit for us,” said Michael McGoogan, Chief Executive Officer of UberGlobal. “We pride ourselves on simplifying IT and making it accessible for customers. Parallels Automation offers a simple and accessible way to provide our business customers with a wide array of hosted software services in an increasingly competitive Cloud services market. Despite the competitive nature of this market, we expect this technology investment will drive the profitable growth in our customer base significantly.”

Service Providers can learn more about Parallels Automation by visiting the Parallels Cloud Services website at http://www.parallels.com/cloudservices/.

About UberGlobal
UberGlobal is one of Australia’s most successful and fastest growing cloud services providers, as evidenced by making the BRW Fast100 for three consecutive years. Australian owned, UberGlobal is a complete web technology services company, providing customized domain and web hosting solutions, from the simple and direct to the complex and critical. For more information, please visit http://www.uber.com.au.

About Parallels
Parallels is a worldwide leader in hosting and Cloud service enablement and desktop virtualization. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 800 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.parallels.com, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ParallelsCloud and Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ParallelsCloud.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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