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Pencil Banner offers Google Apps for SME businesses

Zafar Anjum | Feb. 28, 2013
First cloud hosting provider to partner with Google and Parallels globally will be the first cloud hosting provider to market, sell and support Google Apps for Business for small and medium businesses (SMBs), announced the Australian cloud hosting company today.'s vision of 'Cloud Made Easy' offers seamless integration of Web-based critical business applications without the pain or worry that comes with using disparate applications and systems, the company said in a statement.

"Our channel partners now have a unique advantage of not only being able to offer multiple products to their customers through a single platform, but also having a consistent billing and discount structure through one provider," said Anthony Banek, CEO for

"Through our partnership with Google and Parallels, we give our channel partners and SMBs the freedom to choose their application platform and we take the pain out of deploying and managing these applications," he added.

Parallels is a key contributor to's cloud services strategy and technology for operations and leverages Parallels Automation to automate business functions and back-end operations and offer domain name registration, webhosting, email and security services.


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