HERNDON, Va., May 7, 2009 — Parallels, a leader in automation and virtualization today announced that LiquidWeb, a chief provider of premium web hosting products and data center infrastructure, will offer Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0 on 100% of its dedicated and virtualized servers. By adding Parallels hosting automation control panel software to its Linux based servers, LiquidWeb is able to increase per server profitability and provide its entire customer base with the most stable and secure multi-platform hosting control panel on the market.
LiquidWeb started offering Parallels Plesk Panel on its Windows servers and is now expanding this to include the 80% of its servers that are Linux based. The intuitive interface is easy to navigate and enables the company to present all of its customers with a way of making cumbersome tasks quick and straight-forward, regardless of their operating system. This gives small-and-medium sized business owners the ability to save money and better manage their servers without needing to employ a large IT team.
"The value and performance of Parallels Plesk Panel is unmatched in the market," said Clinton Hansen, Manager of Windows Products, LiquidWeb. "By working closely with Parallels, we are able to offer the solution on 100% of our servers and enable our customers to focus on IT efficiency and the optimization of internal resources."
Parallels Plesk Panel also offers complete integration with leading services such as the Application Packaging Standard (APS) Catalog and Parallels Plesk Billing 6.0. The APS Catalog provides access to hundreds of pre-packaged applications, while the integration of Parallels Plesk Billing creates a full-featured hosting automation solution that eliminates the need for third party billing software.
"The increased functionality of Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0 creates an easy and completely integrated end-user experience for LiquidWeb customers," said Jack Zubarev, President, Service Provider Division, Parallels. "The availability of the APS Catalog and Parallels Plesk Billing 6.0 enables service providers and resellers to build more profitable full-featured offerings to increase their revenue streams."
Availability and Pricing
The offering will vary in price and be available within the next two weeks through LiquidWeb.
Further information on Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0’s new features and enhancements, as well as videos, screenshots and a demonstration of the new product are available at www.parallels.com/products/plesk/.
Liquid Web is a leading provider of premium web hosting products and data center infrastructure. Established in 1997, Liquid Web’s growth has been fueled by providing unbeatable managed services to businesses of all sizes, in all areas of the world. Liquid Web currently serves more than 10,000 clients in over 100 countries around the world. Liquid Web has been honored by INC Magazine as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies consecutively in 2007 and 2008.
About Parallels — Optimized Computing
Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service 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.