Get the latest hands-on training, learn best practices, meet in-person with the product experts, and get certified — all at a substantial discount. As a special Parallels Summit-only training offer you can take one of six courses online and then in just one day at Parallels Summit get BOTH the hands-on Lab portion AND take the Certification Exam onsite.
The course cost is reduced from our normal price of $500 to just $250 — a 50% discount — which includes the best practices and hands-on lab portion which you can get only at Parallels Summit. And the onsite Certification Exam is free of charge.Offerings include:
Parallels announces General Availability of Plesk 10.4. Read all about Plesk 10.4 and try live hands-on demos. Learn about What's New in Plesk 10.4. And discover new changes in the Plesk Panel Power Pack (including Plesk Server Mobile Manager and free licenses from Kaspersky and Unity Mobile).
Get Training. On-demand webinar sessions to help your team understand the business value of this new release, technical issues related to upgrade and management, as well as sales strategies for upselling and monetizing key new features.
On Tuesday, November 9, 2011, the Parallels Service Provider engineering team completed a major milestone and delivered our first release of Parallels Automation for Cloud Infrastructure (PACI) and Parallels Operations Automation (POA) 5.3 required for PACI. PACI provides significant new capabilities for our Parallels Automation partners, allowing them to deliver and resell Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Read more
Parallels Automation for Cloud Marketplace (PACM) is an all-inclusive, fully turn-key SaaS solution, designed so you can launch a branded marketplace in a matter of days rather than weeks or months.How can you go-to-market so quickly with PACM? By addressing a few common pain points, PACM turns an otherwise arduous journey into a swift, profitable endeavor, allowing you to focus on sales. Key benefits of PACM are:
This latest release of Parallels Business Automation Standard (PBAS) will help service providers increase revenue and stay competitive by offering new hosting plans powered by the latest Parallels Plesk Panel 10.4 — which includes the new Web Presence Builder 10.4 — and new mobile monitoring tools.Some of the new benefits of PBAS 4.1.5
Not automated yet? Deploy PBAS and save money with our new Revenue Share Pricing option. It gets you up and running today, with no license fees until your business is growing comfortably.
Parallels continues to extend our research into the small and medium businesses (SMB) cloud services market with the release of three new reports focusing on three more European markets — UK, France and Spain. This valuable research focuses on current usage, growth expectations and areas of market opportunity for service providers and how they can profit by delivering cloud services to their SMB customers. Parallels' research also offers unique insights into SMBs' cloud service buying trends and priorities for the next several years. The reports are available in English and the home country language for each report.
Parallels sponsored the Microsoft Asia Hosting Club which was held from 2 to 4 November in Taipei, Taiwan. Now in its 5th year, this exclusive event promotes best practice sharing, collaboration and partnerships among cloud-focused decision makers within the hosting ecosystem.
This year's theme explored how service providers can monetize the consumerization phenomenon in Asia, with high-profile industry leaders and senior Microsoft executives leading the lively program sessions.
Parallels has appointed Jesper Frederiksen as VP and General Manager for Europe & Northern Africa covering both our Services Provider and Desktop Virtualization business sectors. Jesper comes to Parallels from Symantec where he was VP EMEA for Symantec’s Cloud (SaaS) business unit. His background includes pan-European experience in senior leadership roles at Postini/Google, KVS and NetIQ. Jesper — who is from Denmark — resides in the UK and will be working closely with the Parallels team and partners across Europe and the Northern African region.
CTO Michael Toutonghi will serve Parallels as its technical visionary and evangelist, driving alignment across the entire hosting and cloud automation product lines and guiding engineering efforts throughout the company. He will focus on strengthening Parallels Automation position as the platform of choice for hosting and cloud service providers, while identifying next-generation capabilities for customers and partners. Toutonghi is inventor or co-inventor of 19 issued patents and brings a deep technology background to Parallels. He is one of a select group of only 22 Technical Fellows at Microsoft Corporation.
CFO David Arkley joins Parallels’ leadership team with a seasoned background as an insightful financial expert and advisor. He will be a key contributor for shaping the company’s future direction as it continues its growth trajectory. He brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services and strategy, most recently in a senior financial role with Itron, Inc., the leading provider of energy and water resource management solutions for nearly 8,000 utilities in 130 countries around the world.
Register today for this monthly partner webinar. Cloud services providers should attend this webinar to hear directly from application and service vendors on the features and benefits of their applications and how vendors can help service providers profit by offering applications to small business customers. This is a great opportunity to find out how to sell high demand commercial applications and services and to learn how Parallels and the vendors can help you be successful in increasing ARPU and reducing customer churn. This webinar series features a wide range of proven and revenue generating application categories.
You can also watch past webinars.
Have you turned on your Parallels Partner Storefront in Parallels Plesk Panel? Are you wondering how you can get more out of your marketing dollars?
We are announcing special marketing clinics at Parallels Summit 2012 designed to help you get a better understanding of your marketing activities and goals. The clinics will be led by a team of Parallels Marketing experts and outside consultants.What topics are covered? Whether you need a web site audit or drill-down on a marketing topic, our in-house and agency subject matter experts will meet with you for a15-30 minute private session. The session will be tailored to your specific needs. Popular topics include:
You’ll get answers to burning questions, learn best practices tailored to your specific needs and marketing goals, learn how to compete with larger and well-funded competitors and more. Slots are limited and offered on a first-come first-served basis to Summit registrants. If you are already registered for Summit 2012, you can sign up for an appointment today — if you aren’t yet registered for Summit 2012 you can signup during the registration process.
Parallels will be participating in The Internet Alliance Summit 2011 which will be held on 30 November at One World Hotel in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
The summit is targeting about 300 service providers/ISVs/resellers and will focus on cloud technology, strategy and challenges. This event aims to help delegates get a full overview of what cloud solutions are available today depending on whether they want to build their own cloud, buy an out-of-the-box cloud platform or subscribe to a cloud hosting package as well as value added services such as DDOS mitigation and content caching.
Check out the latest updates to the Summit agenda. In addition to more session listings you can also now read descriptions for each session. You can register for Summit for no fee by using registration code P12N4P at checkout.
The Frontline Support team for Parallels Automation has increased coverage and now provides support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The most recent product roadmaps are now published on Parallels PartnerNet to help you plan your upgrade and migration strategy. You must be a Parallels Partner to access PartnerNet. If you are a Partner but don’t yet use PartnerNet — register for free access today.
To learn about how your CPU limits work in Parallels Server Bare Metal and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers see the following Knowledge Base article:
“CPU limits design in Parallels Server 5 Bare Metal and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Linux”
This Knowledge Base article covers the limitations when creating application templates on Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Windows:
“Application template limitations in Parallels Containers for Windows”