Parallels Small Business Panel attracts the largest players in the cloud and hosting industry

February 16, 2010

Go Daddy the latest big name to launch ‘IT in a Box’ with Parallels Small Business Panel

Renton, WA, February 16 2010 — Cloud-enablement leader, Parallels, announced today that Parallels Small Business Panel has attracted some of the biggest names in the industry within months of release.

Go Daddy, the world’s largest domain name registrar and leading Web hosting provider, began offering Parallels Small Business Panel to its more than 7.5 million customers, many of whom are small businesses.

Other successful adopters of Parallels Small Business Panel include The Planet, Softlayer, Softcom, Codero, Layershift, ServeInt, Arsys, Network Group Europe and Host Europe.

“This has been one of our most successful product releases and delivers profitable services to small businesses. To have such a quick uptake of our product by some of the largest companies in the industry is a testament to how Parallels Small Business Panel fills the growing IT needs of small businesses,” explains Jack Zubarev, President of Worldwide Service Providers at Parallels. “Parallels really values partnerships like Go Daddy and is committed to delivering products that enable cloud services providers to move beyond basic hosting services and offer value-added applications and services.”

Parallels Small Business Panel features a game-changing control panel designed for small businesses, offering simple wizards and productivity tools for collaboration, file sharing and business management. This makes self-service possible for all employees using the solution.

“Offering Parallels Small Business Panel at Go Daddy helps small to mid-sized businesses receive the advantages larger companies do with similar, advanced products for a cost small businesses can afford,” said Go Daddy President and Chief Operating Officer Warren Adelman. “These businesses don’t need an IT administrator to take advantage of the Small Business Panel because of the easy wizard-driven interface. Parallels understands what small businesses need and Go Daddy is pleased to offer their Small Business Panel to our customers.”

Parallels Small Business Panel 10.1 gives users an intuitive interface designed to connect employees to the right applications, which can be installed with a single click with no need for special training or technical knowledge. In addition, Parallels Small Business Panel incorporates the functionality of additional Parallels solutions for free, including Parallels Sitebuilder and Parallels Power Pack.

Users also have access to over 200 applications that increase productivity, efficiency and creativity but require no prior knowledge of the product to utilize the benefits. Some of the top applications available for free include Wordpress, SugarCRM, Droopal and Mumbo.

Go Daddy is a world leader that enables people to build and maintain an online presence. Go Daddy offers domain names, Web hosting, Web design tools, SSL certificates among many tools to get online. To learn how to easily and affordably build an online presence, visit www.GoDaddy.com.

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 more than 700 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.parallels.com.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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