ZNet Becomes Parallels Gold Partner in India

25 MARCH 2011

Delivers innovative cloud services to small businesses with Parallels Plesk Panel 10

JAIPUR, INDIA – March 25, 2011 Cloud services enablement leader, Parallels, today announced that India's fourth largest web hosting company,ZNet (http://www.znetindia.com/) has become a Gold Partner. With this partnership, ZNet will deliver shared web hosting and virtual private servers to small businesses in India using Parallels Plesk Panel 10 and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers.

ZNet needed a solution to help its customers, especially the small businesses, gain a strong position in the hosting industry. It selected Parallels Plesk Panel 10 as it is the industry leading control panel that enables service providers to easily deliver the most profitable services to its entire customer base with the most stable and secure multi-platform hosting control panel at a click of a button.

"Parallels Plesk Panel 10 has comprehensive features which enable us decrease time to market, deliver a full suite of cloud services and increase ARPU," said Munesh Jadoun, CEO, ZNet Technologies. "By working closely with Parallels, our customers can now focus on IT efficiency and the optimization of internal resources. They now have the ability to save money and better manage their daily business operations."

ZNet also implemented Parallels Virtuozzo Containers (PVC) to enable its customers to deliver the most profitable, manageable and widest range of virtualization offerings and to help small businesses run business critical applications faster. According to a survey conducted by research company Tier1 Research, PVC is the leading virtualization solution with 36.7 per cent of the mass-market hosters surveyed choosing PVC as their virtualization technology of choice.

John Eng, VP, Marketing and Alliances, Parallels Asia Pacific, said: "ZNet is one of the fastest growing service providers in India. It is deploying Parallels Cloud offerings to remain competitive in the industry and to meet SMBs' demands for a full set of integrated services to grow profit and reduce churn. And with the partnership with Parallels, they can do that and can continue to drive efficiency accelerating growth through reinvestment."

Further information on Parallels Plesk Panel 10 and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers are available at www.parallels.com/products/plesk/ and http://www.parallels.com/products/pvc46/

About ZNet
ZNet, India's fourth largest web hosting company, offering online solutions like domain registration, web hosting, reseller hosting, dedicated hosting, VPS, business email, SSL certificates, online business applications, etc since 2001. ZNet has recently launched various new ventures to increase its reach – znetlive.com, znet.uk.com, znetsupport.com.

For more information about ZNet, visit http://www.znetindia.com/

About Parallels
Parallels is a global leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and Cloud services providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 700 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.parallels.com.