Hong Kong based hosting service provider PacHosting has improved its return on investment (ROI) by implementing Parallels Automation for its business and operational processes.
The solution resulted in quicker provisioning of services, reduced lower total cost of ownership and manpower resources.
PacHosting used Application Packaging Standard (APS) capabilities of Parallels Automation to introduce its Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings that help in the configuration of applications for seamless integration into cloud delivery systems.
Moreover, PacHosting used Parallels Automation for Cloud Infrastructure (PACI) to move into the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space. PACI, a module of Parallels Automation, helps the service provider to move their customers easily and cost-effectively to the cloud.
Thanks to PACI, PacHosting has created new revenue streams based on IaaS and is offering elastic scalability and use-based pricing.
Elastic cloud infrastructure
PacHosting was searching for an elastic cloud infrastructure solution that could help it to deliver IaaS on-demand.
The company wanted a solution, which could scale up and down easily on the fly, be easy to administer, and be flexible so that service provider can offer customers the required configurations.
All these issues were addressed by Parallels' PACI solution that includes features such as virtualization, automated operations and billing, customer self-service, and an online store.
PacHosting is also leveraging PACI to create both virtual machines and containers on a single cloud computing platform.
The company has ensured tight integration between PACI and Parallels Automation and this has enabled PacHosting to deploy the IaaS solution in less than a week.
PacHosting is able to quickly roll out new offerings and is using PACI's online store to sell cloud services and start generating revenues immediately.
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