’IT in a Box’ solution to better serve small business customers
MUNICH, Germany – March 18th, 2010 — Cloud-enablement leader, Parallels, announced today at WebhostingDay that Arsys has launched Parallels Small Business Panel to simplify and diversify its Cloud services offering for small businesses and grow its share of the European market. Spain’s leading provider of domain name registration, web hosting and advanced Internet services is offering its 250,000+ customers Parallels Small Business Panel free on all virtual private servers.
"Like Parallels, we feel that the small business market is where the big growth potential in the cloud is. Offering an ’IT in a Box’ solution like Parallels Small Business Panel helps us differentiate our offerings by increasing the range of services we deliver to our small business customers," said Faustino Jiménez, CEO of Arsys.
Parallels Small Business Panel is a game-changing control panel designed specifically for small businesses. As such, the panel offers simple wizards and productivity tools for collaboration, file sharing and business management. Users have access to over 200 applications making self-service possible for all employees using the solution.
"The self-managed, wizard-based Small Business Panel means non-technical people can install the right application with a single click, so they can focus on their core business without relying on heavy IT investment, making it very attractive for any small business," said Faustino Jiménez, CEO of Arsys.
Parallels Small Business Panel gives users an intuitive interface designed to connect employees to the right applications, which can be installed with a single click and no need for special training or technical knowledge. In addition, Parallels Small Business Panel incorporates the functionality of additional Parallels solutions for free, such as Parallels Sitebuilder and Parallels Power Pack and other free applications, including Wordpress, SugarCRM, Droopal and Mambo.
"This has been one of our most successful product releases and delivers profitable services to small businesses. Parallels Small Business Panel fills the growing IT needs of small businesses," explains Jack Zubarev, President, Service Provider Division at Parallels. "Parallels really values partnering with innovative Cloud services providers such as Arsys, and we’re committed to delivering products that enable them to move beyond basic hosting services and offer more value-added applications and services."
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.
Founded in 1996, Arsys pioneered the domain name registration service in Spain and is currently the Spanish leading provider of domain name registration, web hosting and advanced Internet services and among top-ranked companies in Europe. The Group has more than 675,000 domain names under management and serves over 250,000 clients worldwide. For more information about Arsys, please visit www.arsys.net.