Renton, Washington – (The Hosting News) – August 20, 2009 – Server virtualization, automation and software provider, Parallels, has released its Panel 10 SMB Edition, which, along with and Parallels Partner Marketplace, is designed to enable hosters to quickly and easily deliver commercial SaaS offerings in the cloud.
Jack Zubarev, President of Service Provider Division at Parallels noted, ”Parallels has been working on a number of best-of-breed ISVs over recent years to launch these offerings. We’re bringing ISVs and hosters together and helping both become more profitable.”
The comprehensive solution introduces Parallels Partner Marketplace, which enables hosters to rapidly enter the growing software-as-a-service market and provides SMBs access to a number of IT and business applications, such as e-commerce, customer relationship management, human resources, accounting, video conferencing, web content management, e-mail and more.
Parallels Partner Marketplace is a central feature of Parallels Panel 10 SMB Edition control panel and lets hosters rapidly profit from the growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market by offering the most popular applications through the control panel, says the company. It further avers saying that Parallels Panel delivers access to best of breed software and services, such as Interspire’s e-mail marketing and Pinnacle Cart’s e-Commerce shopping cart. Provider Partners can easily and quickly offer SaaS offerings with no development effort of their own through the combination of the new Parallels Panel 10 SMB Edition and a co-branded Parallels Partner Marketplace storefront that Parallels provides. For independent software vendors (ISVs), Parallels Partner Marketplace offers a straight-forward, cost-efficient way to reach new audiences and create new revenue streams.
Craig Fox, Founder and VP of Product Development, at Pinnacle Cart added, ”We are happy to have joined forces with Parallels Partner Marketplace. Parallels Partner Marketplace lets hosters deliver SaaS quickly and cost-effectively and simultaneously provides SMBs with the applications they need to stay competitive. Now we can easily offer our e-Commerce Shopping Cart to potentially millions of SMBs through Parallels Partner Marketplace.”
Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, o company with 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.
To learn more, please visit: www.parallels.com.