Coinciding with its launch of Parallels (www.parallels.com) Plesk Panel 9.0 and Parallels Plesk Billing 6.0 on all of its dedicated server offerings, SoftLayer (www.softlayer.com) is including Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0 for free with all new purchases of its dedicated server plans.
According to SoftLayer’s Wednesday announcement, the promotional offer runs from April 1, 2009 to April 14, 2009.
Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0 is the most advanced control panel on the market today, according to SoftLayer, and it will provide customers new upsell opportunities, which can be completely automated with easy upgrade and add-on purchase options.
“SoftLayer is leading in their segment. They are responding to the needs of this competitive service provider market, empowering end-users to be completely automated and managed through an integrated hosting automation control panel solution,” Parallels president Jack Zubarev said in a statement. “By utilizing Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0 integrated with Parallels Plesk Billing 6.0, SoftLayer is able to give their customers unique offerings that differentiate their company.”
Parallels Plesk Panel gives clients a complete reseller hosting solution. The control panel offers complete integration with Parallels’ APS Catalog, giving hosts and clients the ability to manage, deploy and update more than 200 applications. Its also seamless integrates Parallels Plesk Billing, eliminating the need for third party software to address complicated billing and income collection tasks.
“SoftLayer is committed to our relationship with Parallels. We are proud to offer Parallels Plesk Panel 9.0 as it is the leading hosting automation control panel on the market,” SoftLayer chairman and chief executive officer Lance Crosby said in a statement. “The solution, integrated with Parallels Plesk Billing 6.0, provides our customers with the ability to create flexible service plans that offer a complete and end to end solution and save our customers valuable resources.”
Also, aside from technical improvements, Parallels Plesk Panel 9 offers a new, contemporary look and streamlined interface.