Parallels Welcomes New Gold Level Partner
RENTON, Wash. — September 11, 2008 — Parallels, a leader in virtualization and automation software, today announced that Pointivity, a top application hosting and managed services company, will offer their on-demand hosted applications, Microsoft Exchange and Sharepoint, with Parallels Automation.
Parallels Automation delivers hosting solutions through a multi-layer control panel with integrated billing, enabling Pointivity to automate all processes including online ordering, provisioning, billing and reporting. With its modular design and flexible architecture, Parallels Automation can expand to include new services and scale to several million customers. Pointivity solutions are built on the Pointivity Computing Cloud (PC2) technology that offers scalable deployment of applications and utility computing on a pay-as-you-go model. Pointivity aims to offer hosted Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint solutions as a reseller program enabling partners to enjoy the predictable recurring revenue stream with turn-key private label capability.
"We are pleased to be able to offer our on-demand applications utilizing Parallels technology", said Kent Erickson, President and CEO of Pointivity. "Over time, we feel that the flexibility offered will allow us to scale our business and add new services efficiently, creating value for our customers and partners."
"Pointivity’s application hosting services provide a new opportunity for resellers," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels. "Using Parallels Automation to deliver resources extends reach to a large market of companies that may not have the in-house resources needed to develop and manage all aspects of their IT."
In joining the Parallels Partner Program, Pointivity is able to leverage Parallels technology and resources to automate the delivery of hosted services and online billing. As a Gold Level Partner, Pointivity benefits from greater market exposure, expanded business opportunities, joint strategic sales and marketing initiatives, access to an extensive and growing customer base and a high level of service and support.
Founded in 1991, Pointivity is a leading application hosting and managed service provider offering enterprise level solutions to businesses and partners of all sizes and industries anywhere in the world. Pointivity has always been at the forefront of IT solutions and continues to research and adopt new technologies in the best interest of our customers and channel partners. Pointivity also serves as a master hoster working with VARs, MSPs, MBS partners and system integrators on technical training, marketing education and product distribution. For more information please visit www.pointivity.com and www.pointivityconnect.com.
Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating system, 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.