Service Providers are seeing dramatic growth in the demand for Hyper-V Cloud Services. Parallels, a Microsoft Gold-certified Partner, has worked closely with Microsoft to provide a complete hosting solution for Hyper-V Cloud Services that accelerates time-to-market and improves profitability for Service Providers who want to take full advantage of the Hyper-V Cloud opportunity.
Build a Hyper-V VPS Reseller Channel
Parallels Automation allows you to rapidly expand your reseller channel and leverage your investment in Hyper-V across unlimited hierarchical resellers and sub-resellers with white-label capabilities. It also simplifies the task of managing the VARs enrolled in your reseller program. With support for three reseller models — customized, fixed-resource, and combined — it provides a wide range of options for the services your resellers offer as well as the reseller models you use. This flexibility, combined with the system’s full-featured automation and management capabilities, lets you rapidly scale your reseller business.
With Parallels Automation for Hyper-V service providers can minimize the operational cost to deploy Hyper-V VPS instances while providing their customers with the fastest and most flexible provisioning and management experience.
Parallel Automation for Hyper-V Extends Microsoft System Center Capability
Microsoft’s System Center provides core deployment and monitoring capabilities for Hyper-V virtual machines using its Dynamic Data Center. Parallels Automation augments those capabilities by providing end-to-end automation, including an automated storefront, payment processing and billing, pre-engineered service modules, provisioning, built-in business support (such as help with branding or reseller management), and self-service control panels.
|Hosting Business Requirements||Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud||Parallels|
|Deploy and Manage Operations|
|Monitor and Manage Operations|
|Data Protection and Recovery|
|Service Package Definition|
|Automated Service Provisioning|
|Automated Billing Enablement|
|Customers Self Service|
|Reseller Channel Enablement|
Rapidly Provision Hyper-V VPS services
With complete back-office automation, tight integration with billing and business systems, support for the services today’s businesses demand, Parallels Automation for Hyper-V allows you to deliver new services in a fraction of the time required for in-house development — so you can be among the first to market.
Optimize your operations to improve your bottom line
By automating Hyper-V VPS service plan creation and management, end-user self-service, and reseller management, you’ll reduce your development and maintenance costs.
Automate Hyper-V billing and integrate it with existing systems
Parallels Business Automation automates the billing process for Hyper-V VPS services. You can set up a customized online store; create promotions, discounts, and campaigns that can be easily integrated with your online store; enforce early termination fees; and auto-renew customers based on their initial term. In addition, you can easily integrate Parallels Business Automation with your existing systems, such as customized billing solutions. You can even design your own customized order workflows, build and customize shopping cart functionality, customize fraud detection, and accept nearly any form of payment—all without the burden of in-house development or maintenance.
Bundle Additional Services to Increase Hyper-V VPS Service Differentiation and Profitability
Parallels Automation for Hyper-V allows service providers to easily package their Hyper-V VPS offering with other value-added service packages and provide customer-friendly one-click provisioning and unified billing - helping increase profits by enabling a wide range of Cloud services and service bundles with a single automation system.
Provide Ease of Use and Self-service with a Full Set of Hyper-V VPS Control Panels
Parallels Business Automation includes several multi-level control panels—for the service provider, the reseller, the customer administrator, and the end user. The Service Provider Control Panel makes it easy to create and administer service plans, manage accounts and resellers, offer new services, and create marketing promotions. The Reseller Control Panel provides the exact same functionality — but only for the customers and services specific to that reseller. The Administrator Control Panel enables each business that uses your services to manage its own users, roles, permissions, and settings. The End-User Control Panel, available in multiple languages, provides an easy way for end users to manage their accounts, permissions, domains, payments, and other aspects of the applications and services they use.