STUTTGART, Germany and RENTON, Wash., May 13, 2008 – united hoster GmbH is using Parallels Automation software to offer business-class email and collaboration services that are based on hosted Microsoft Exchange and hosted Microsoft Windows Sharepoint Services. The offerings are being made available to end users and resellers in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the U.K.
Parallels Automation software delivers hosting solutions through a multi-layer control panel with integrated billing, enabling united hoster to automate all processes including online ordering, provisioning, billing and reporting. united hoster includes the Parallels Plesk Control Panel with dedicated hosting and VPS hosting plans so customers can easily manage their server from anywhere. Users have the added benefit of immediate access to the latest software applications with secure data back-up.
"Parallels Automation makes our internal processes as efficient as possible so we can offer our services to customers and partners at attractive price points," said Alexander Pelz, managing director of united hoster. "Resellers can easily customize the Parallels software to brand their own hosted services without the significant investment that is typically required."
Hosted applications give small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) easy, low-cost access to solutions that were once reserved for large enterprises with bigger IT budgets and resources. Hosted Microsoft Exchange and hosted Microsoft Windows Sharepoint Services provide employees with access to company data such as email, calendaring, contacts and projects, which makes internal and external communication much more efficient and flexible.
"united hoster offers system integrators, IT consultants, Internet agencies and resellers easy access to the growing hosting market," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels. "Leveraging Parallels Automation and the Parallels Open Platform, they can create additional revenue, while improving customer retention."
Parallels Automation is the most comprehensive hosting automation and billing solution available. Using patented hosting technology, it offers a unified platform to manage all hosting types: shared hosting, virtual servers and dedicated servers.
About united hoster
united hoster GmbH is a professional Internet service provider for premium hosting solutions. Product offerings range from traditional web hosting to server solutions, housing (colocation), email (hosted Microsoft Exchange, Scalix) and Windows Sharepoint Services. All products are hosted in the company's high performance and redundant datacenter in Cologne, Germany. united hoster offers its services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the U.K.
About Parallels - Optimized Computing
Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.parallels.com.