Parallels Announces First EMEA Partner Roadshow — Delivers Education, Business Opportunities and Valuable Connections to Partners

July 1, 2009

Roadshow Enables Existing and Prospective Partners to Increase Revenue Through Cloud Computing Awareness and Knowledge

HERNDON, Va., July 1, 2009 — Virtualization and automation leader Parallels, presents a series of premier European hosting events dedicated to Parallels’ partners and other hosters and cloud services providers looking for virtualization and automation technology. The Parallels Partner Roadshow provides the partner community with a unique forum to learn how to leverage cloud computing as a software and service delivery model.  The forum also lets partners and prospective-partners connect with hundreds of decision-makers and Parallels executives, to share real world experience and to obtain the guidance necessary to succeed in this challenging economy.

The 2009 Parallels Partner Roadshow will be take place in: Stockholm, September 1; Amsterdam, September 3; Warsaw, September 7; Cologne, September 10; Paris, September 14; Madrid, September 17 and London, September 21.  To register for any of the events, or for more information, please visit www.parallels.com/emea2009.  The partner events will offer a  broad array of content designed to help attendees evaluate everything from virtualization to applications to automation — everything a business needs to refine / start laying-out its plans for cloud computing.

Parallels has over 200 partners in Western Europe — representing 90% of the top EMEA hosters who rely on Parallels technology to drive success, especially with white label reseller programs. White Label Reselling lets hosters delegate service plans to their customers to resell and offer a wider array of applications.  White label resale offers an indirect sales channel and lets resellers maintain their unique brand independence, as well as retaining client loyalty.

"VeriSign looks forward to participating in the Parallels Partner Roadshow," said Michael Lin, vice president and general manager of SSL at VeriSign. "Together, VeriSign SSL Certificates, user authentication products, and domain name services offer Parallels partners and Web hosts around the globe a trusted online environment to conduct business."

"Our goal is to provide Parallels partners a continual growth path to help expand business," said Jack Zubarev, President, Service Provider Division, Parallels. "The Parallels Partner Roadshow will educate partners and demonstrate how they can utilize Parallels virtualization and automation products to power their hosting and managed services offerings."


The Parallels Partner Roadshow will provide:

  • Business Opportunities — Exclusive insights from leading industry sponsors including: VeriSign, Red Hat, InterNetX, OpenSRS, Unison, Backupagent, Scalix/Xandros, Bobcares, Epages, and Commtouch.  Parallels will help partners align their business with the Parallels product line-up and create specific sales plans focused on boosting revenue.
  • Education — The venue will offer in-depth information and demonstrations designed specifically for EU hosters and partners, with several sessions focused on cloud computing best practices, such as SaaS and automation. Be sure and join the "How can I automate my business," track to learn valuable strategies that you can turn into potential profit.
  • Great Connections — Collaborate and connect with Parallels partners to develop new solutions for customers and turn information into real revenue growth. Media sponsors include Webhosting.pl and Webhostingtalk.nl.

About Parallels — Optimized Computing
Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and cloud services providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 700 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.parallels.com.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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