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 (, 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.

Altaway Technologies, Inc.
Outsourcery Ltd

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

intergenia AG
Softec Internet

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.

Pacificnet Hosting Limited
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.

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.

Web24 Group Pty Ltd

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.

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.

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Netcraft Names Reliable Hosting

March 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on Netcraft Names Reliable Hosting 

Webmaster NewsManchester, UK – Customer focused website hosting company,, has debuted on the Netcraft list of the top 50 Most Reliable Hosting Providers’ Network Performance. Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of fifty leading hosting providers’ sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the Internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period. is currently ranked 25th in the world according to real-time data displayed at: co-founder Stuart Melling explained the importance of server uptime for the company’s clients, ” was founded on the principle that high service, high reliability website hosting could be made available to every developer, designer and small businessperson at a reasonable cost. Our recent investments in the very best hardware and support personnel have clearly paid off with this exciting new announcement. Netcraft is recognized as the worldwide authority in analyzing web server reliability, and is proud to deliver this type of consistency on behalf of our clients.” Read more