Hostway, an Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) hosting provider to over 600,000 customers worldwide, has announced the Parallels Application Packaging Standard (APS) integration of its IaaS FlexCloud Servers. The public cloud hosting suite aimed at resellers and delivered in partnership with Parallels, will be available to resellers through the Parallels ecosystem.
Hostway’s partnership with Parallels creates an opportunity for service providers seeking to increase cloud-based revenues by bundling with existing product and service portfolios to create an end-to-end solution. The APS integration will allow Parallels Partners to bundle Hostway’s turnkey FlexCloud Servers within Parallels Automation, to create integrated IaaS hosting solutions to end-user customers.
Specs FlexCloud Servers
FlexCloud Servers offer high-availability features such as automated failover of instances, fully redundant host, network and storage hardware, and enterprise-class Storage Area Networks to maximize performance and reliability. The partnership between Hostway and Parallels enables resellers to offer an array of advanced features, including user-configurable firewalls and load balancing, IP address management, image cloning and snapshots, managed backup and other enterprise-class capabilities.
The FlexCloud Server OpenStack-compatible API enables users to automate, customize, access, manage and resell cloud services and solutions. A proven solution from a Microsoft Gold Certified Hosting Partner, Hostway’s FlexCloud Servers would be ideal for value-added resellers, independent software vendors, system integrators, developers and more, empowering them to offer a comprehensive cloud-delivery environment.
FlexCloud Servers are part of a larger portfolio of cloud infrastructure and application products the company plans to roll out via its partnership with Parallels. Future service syndication launches that are being considered include unified email and collaboration platform services, ecommerce hosting plans, and cost-effective Virtual Private Servers (VPS) among other cloud applications.
Hostway services its clients from more than 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art data center space, spanning four continents and 12 countries.