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CloudLinux Founder and CEO to Present Next Week at Parallels Summit 2011

February 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on CloudLinux Founder and CEO to Present Next Week at Parallels Summit 2011 

Hosting BlogANN ARBOR, Mich. – CloudLinux, a Linux OS that improves the stability of Web hosting, announced today its founder and CEO Igor Seletskiy will speak at next week’s Parallels Summit, to be held at the Gaylord Palms Hotel & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Seletskiy’s presentation, “Getting the most out of Parallels Plesk Panel 10 for Shared Hosting,” will focus on how hosting companies can prevent customers from negatively impacting other users on shared hosting servers, as well as how server administrators can monitor and react to spikes in resource usage. In addition, Seletskiy will discuss increasing security with the implementation of virtualized file systems for each customer, the pros and cons of FastCGI, mod_php and mod_suphp, and the industry’s latest methods for handling shared hosting issues. Read more

Parallels announces Finalists in Second Annual Partner Awards, Winners to be revealed at Parallels Summit 2011

February 16, 2011 by · Comments Off on Parallels announces Finalists in Second Annual Partner Awards, Winners to be revealed at Parallels Summit 2011 

Hosting BlogRENTON, WA – Cloud services enablement leader, Parallels, today announced the finalists in its second Annual Partner Awards.  Winners will be revealed at the Parallels Summit 2011 (www.parallels.com/summit), February 23-24 in Orlando, Florida.

The Parallels Partner Awards recognize and celebrate partners that have achieved outstanding success using Parallels products, solutions and services throughout the year to increase customers’ sales and revenue.

As SMBs move to the Cloud in droves, it is essential that companies drive efficiency to accelerate growth, become a full service provider to grow profitability and reduce churn and partner with established companies with differentiating skill-set.

“The Parallels Partner Awards are the flagship industry awards for hosters and service providers,” said Jack Zubarev, President of Marketing and Alliances at Parallels.  “These awards recognize companies that have not only achieved significant results for the year but have positioned themselves well for the future by using Parallels products to launching new and innovative Cloud services that increase customers’ sales and revenue.”

This year there are seven award categories that reflect the global market and product areas of Parallels.  Categories and finalists are:

1. New Partner of the Year – A first year Parallels partner that achieves strong revenue growth and is particularly innovative in using Parallels products.

Finalists:
Altaway Technologies, Inc.
Home.pl
Outsourcery Ltd

2.   Excellence in Innovation – The most innovative partner in delivering services, marketing its business and being technically creative.

Finalists:
intergenia AG
Readyspace
Softec Internet
UCVHOST

3.   Excellence in Shared Web Hosting Services and Parallels Plesk Panel – The Parallels partner that is successful and creative in delivering shared web-hosting services while being dedicated to Parallels Plesk Panel.

Finalists:
Jumpline.com
Pacificnet Hosting Limited
VS-HOSTING
Zhongziyuan (ZZY) Network Services Co., Ltd.

4.    Excellence in Messaging & Collaboration Services and Parallels Automation – The Parallels partner that is successful and creative in delivering messaging and collaboration services while being dedicated to Parallels Automation.

Finalists:
Apptix
RISC Group IT Solutions Ltd
Softcom Inc.

5.    Excellence in Virtualized Infrastructure Services and Virtualization – The Parallels partner that is successful and creative in delivering virtualized infrastructure services while being dedicated to Parallels Virtualization.

Finalists:
OTSUKA CORPORATION
Web24 Group Pty Ltd
Webfusion

6.    Emerging Region Partner of the Year – The partner that has strong year-on-year sales growth, a growing customer base, and a strong commitment to Parallels products in Latin America, Middle East, Africa or developing countries in Asia.

Finalists:
Active Technologies
Aerotek Ltd
MTN Cameroon

7.    President’s Award – The partner that has distinguished themselves amongst the Parallels partner community by successfully delivering high sales growth, customer satisfaction, innovation, adding new customers, and creating significant business impact.

Finalists:
KPN
(mt) Media Temple, Inc.
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Parallels Partners with Ksplice to Give the Hosting Industry its Weekends Back

February 10, 2011 by · Comments Off on Parallels Partners with Ksplice to Give the Hosting Industry its Weekends Back 

Hosting BlogRenton, WA – Cloud services enablement leader Parallels now offers the leading server update product – Ksplice Uptrack – to customers of Parallels Virtuozzo Containers and Parallels Plesk Panel.  Ksplice Uptrack allows server administrators to install important operating system updates and security fixes without rebooting.

This is groundbreaking news for the hosting industry, where a typical server admin spends up to 30 hours per month updating and rebooting servers, often resulting in involuntary downtime. Ksplice Uptrack for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers and Parallels Plesk Panel reduces OS maintenance downtime virtually to zero and bolsters security. Ksplice has been optimized for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers and Parallels Plesk Panel, and only Containers allow for seamless patching across hundreds of virtual environments on a single physical node, delivering the full value of Ksplice Uptrack to service providers. Read more

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