Parallels Business Automation Standard is a hosting automation solution that supports management of all the business aspects of a web hosting service. It helps you maximize your revenues; lets you offer a full range of hosting services, including email hosting, shared hosting, VPS, hypervisor-based virtual machines, dedicated servers, domain registration, SSL certificates and SaaS services. It enables you to build your reseller channels and manage your affiliates.
PBAS manages all stages of the customer lifecycle. It receives orders from your online storefront, provisions services to application servers, obtains licenses from the Parallels Key Administrator server, bills customers for services, collects their payments, and provides them with a web-based control panel that lets them update their services on their own. And, to simplify web hosting management even more, we’ve integrated PBAS with numerous payment gateways, domain registrars, help desks, service delivery platforms, and other third-party systems.
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PBAS includes everything a hosting provider needs to run a successful and profitable business from technology and tools that manage overall infrastructure to billing, sales channel management, and e-commerce application. It is integrated with all of Parallels core products as well as numerous third party systems, including payment gateways, domain registrars, anti-fraud modules, bank transfer modules, help desk systems, SSL vendors etc. Service providers can add new modules and language packs using the software’s API and PBAS Software Development Kit.
Parallels Business Automation Standard is pre-integrated hosting automation and billing solution that offers a unified platform to manage all hosting types: Domain Registration, SSL Certificates, Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers, Virtual Machines and Dedicated Servers. Implementing Parallels Business Automation Standard will streamline all aspects of your business life-cycle including online ordering, billing, service delivery, and service management.
Hosting providers are able to customize, extend, and integrate any service offering with fully re-brandable reseller and customer control panels. Re-sellers are able to independently manage their own offerings through their control center.
The flexible subscription-based billing system included in PBAS allows service providers to bill for setup and recurring fees for hosting plans, individual applications, resources (metered and unmetered), and even custom services. The billing system is fully integrated with automatic provisioning and management.
Parallels Business Automation Standard has many benefits for hosting service providers:
Built from the ground up to be highly customizable and extendable, Parallels Business Automation Standard allows service providers to manage their business more efficiently. Parallels Business Automation Standard lets you manage customer accounts, billing, e-commerce and marketing from one intuitive UI. Service providers can focus on their core expertise of marketing and selling while letting Parallels Business Automation Standard manage the rest.
The new operations components are designed to give hosting providers system level administration capabilities as well as a more efficient way to manage the entire infrastructure. Parallels Plesk Automation extends product range of Parallels Business Automation Standard and allows hosting providers to create a fully automated Infrastructure with full range of traditional hosting services, right out of the box. For example:
The Control Centers provide the core functionality for the provider and their resellers. Within the Control Centers, providers and resellers are given the ability to manage the system through system Directors. At the same time, customers can manage their billing information and the services they have purchased using the Customer Control Panel.
These video tutorials are designed to teach you how to install, configure and perform standard tasks using Parallels Business Automation Standard. These short videos do not replace our instructor lead product trainings but compliment them.
Quickly learn how to accomplish the most common tasks with Parallels Business Automation Standard short video tutorials.
In this tutorial you will learn how to configure and integrate Parallels Plesk Automation (PPA) and PBAS. You will also learn how to create service templates, how to synchronize them, how to create hosting plan, and start selling it.
In this tutorial you will learn how to perform initial Parallels Business Automation Standard system configuration and prepare it for production quickly in just a few simple steps, including: configure IP pool, register PVC node, configure name servers, configure domain registrars etc.
In this tutorial you will learn how to perform deployment of Parallels Cloud Server step by step and preparing your new PCS server for integration with Parallels Business Automation Standard.
In this tutorial you will learn how to perform deployment of Parallels Plesk Automation, including initial configuration, adding service nodes, installing licenses, and preparing Parallels Plesk Automation for integration with Parallels Business Automation Standard.
Parallels Business Automation Standard offers hosting providers and their resellers a web-based control panel to setup and manage their entire hosting business. From automatic creation of an online store to the management of individual hosting subscriptions, all functions of the business are managed.
NOTE: Some of the functionality (such as destroy, migrate and backup of VPS, users management and licenses installation) is disabled in this online demo for security purposes.
Login to these different levels of management in our live demo:
This demo can be used to explore Provider Control Center (PCC) - web panel used by hosting service provider's staff to perform day-to-day administrative tasks, including managing hosting infrastructure, managing billing system, managing hosting subscription packages, customers and resellers.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Password: provider
Explore the Reseller Control Centre (RCC) demo to see how a small businesses and IT professionals use PBAS RCC to white label and rebrand provider's hosting services, manage their online store, customer's hosting subscriptions and more.
E-mail: email@example.com | Password: reseller
Explore the Customer Control Panel (CP) Demo to see how customers are managing their VPS hosting subscription, add and build their web sites, add mailboxes, renew, pay or order new services.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Password: VP$hosting
Explore the Customer Control Panel (CP) Demo to see how customers are managing their shared hosting subscription (powered by Parallels Plesk Panel), add and build their web sites, add mailboxes, renew, pay or order new services.
E-mail: email@example.com | Password: Ple$khosting
Explore step by step subscription process using standard, integrated PBAS online store. Try to order domain, shared, VPS, Virtual Machine or a SSL certificate.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Password: Ple$khosting
Over 600 hosting service providers worldwide use Parallels Business Automation Standard to grow their business: