Be the first to experience, test and provide feedback on the next generation hosting solution from Parallels. Parallels Plesk Automation is a scalable multi-server automation solution for shared hosting, giving small and growing hosters the power, performance and scale previously only available to hosting giants. Parallels Plesk Automation is designed to manage thousands of customers from a central point with a modern design and great usability.
To bring the best product to the market we need your help to create a product that will stand at the forefront of the hosting industry. If you rely on multiple Parallels Plesk Panel servers and need centralized management and scale to grow your business, sign up to preview Parallels Plesk Automation today.
To learn more about Parallels Plesk Automation please read the blog article, "Parallels Plesk Automation Preview Launches."
Gartner has recognized Parallels as a Cool Vendor for 2012 in the recent report, "Cool Vendors in Cloud Services Brokerage Enablers, 2012." The report recognizes those firms with new and innovative technologies for delivering cloud brokerage services. Read more
Dell has a long history of making it easy for customers to get what they need. I remember helping a friend's father get a new Dell PC at an Austin direct retail shop in 1990. I was amazed at how easy they made it to get up and running. Dell had taken out so much friction of what was then usually a convoluted and long value chain. At Parallels, we pride ourselves on being the hosting and cloud services enablement market leader. We work with service providers to meet the IT needs of small and medium businesses — and just like Dell, we are obsessed with making it easy, with eliminating friction. So when Dell is moving to serve its customers in the cloud, we feel there's a natural fit. Together, we make it easy for Dell's business customers to purchase and use the cloud services they need. Read more
The latest release of Parallels Business Automation Standard, version 4.2.1 is now available and includes:
PBAS 3.x and 4.0 reach end of life this December so now is a critical time to update your PBAS version.
Upgrade to PBAS 4.2.1 now, and you'll receive PBAS 4.2 Advanced Administration training absolutely free. This is a limited-time offer. Contact your account manager for more details.
You can ask questions and provide feedback in the PBAS forum.
The APS team and their ISV partners have been working to add twenty new APS packages to the APSStandard.org service catalog. These include:
Many of them have been certified and ready for deployment.
If you have questions about the packages, please reach out to James Raquepau at .
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Submit your Parallels Plesk Panel 11 hosted website for your chance to win 1 of 11 great prizes.
The submission period ends September 3, 2012. The contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. For complete official rules visit the contest site.
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Upcoming Webinars and Events:
Adoboloco, a maker of hot sauces, finds a complete hosting solution for its website with help from Media Temple and Parallels Plesk Panel.
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Following the launch of the Parallels PartnerNet portal in early June 2012, there have been several useful updates, including:
Parallels PartnerNet continues to be the place for partners to get:
If you have not signed up yet, register now to take advantage of all these resources.
The FastLane™ support program is now in operation providing superior service to qualified applicants. When in the FastLane, tickets are placed at the top of the support queue and Parallels assures that all customer issues are quickly resolved with FastLane service.
Please see the FastLane program application form in Parallels PartnerNet for more information.
To learn how to keep all your Parallels Automation components running properly, view Parallels Automation Maintenance Guide.
To access commonly-used troubleshooting resources for Parallels Plesk Panel 10, view Parallels Plesk Panel 10 Troubleshooting Materials.
For general Customer Support and Service, and updates from the Global Support organization you can tweet to @ParallelsCares on Twitter! @ParallelsCares.
*@ParallelsKB will tweet new and updated KB articles for the following products only: Parallels Desktop for Mac, Parallels Plesk Panel, Parallels Virtual Automation, Parallels Operations Automation, Parallels Business Automation, Parallels Business Automation Standard.