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Parallels announces winners of Asia Pacific Partner Awards

Anuradha Shukla | Sept. 27, 2012
Honours service providers demonstrating outstanding success by delivering cloud services enabled by Parallels.

Hosting and cloud services enablement provider Parallels has honoured partners in the Asia Pacific region that have demonstrated outstanding success by delivering cloud services enabled by Parallels.

The company has announced the winners of its second Asia Pacific Partner Awards at the Parallels Summit 2012 APAC.

Australian Internet service provider iiNet received APAC Partner of the Year award; Asian Tier IV Certified Datacenter CtrlS was honoured with APAC New Partner of the Year award; Australian telecommunications and media company Telstra was recognised for Excellence in Innovation; and Japan's Otsuka Corporation was given an award for Outstanding Solution for the SMBs.

All these partners in the region have achieved notable growth, shown innovative strategies and optimised their business for future success in the Asia Pacific cloud market through the use of Parallels products, solutions and ecosystem.

"The four winners have achieved significant milestones in the past year and are positioned for continued momentum to launch new and innovative cloud services that can increase their own customers' sales, revenue and profitability," said David Dzienciol, regional vice president and general manager Parallels in Asia Pacific.

Proliferating cloud enablement in the region

These awards recognise the commitment of hosters and service providers to the proliferating cloud enablement in the region.

iiNet has experienced strong revenue growth, displayed innovation in the usage of Parallels products, and demonstrated significant investment in creating services tailored for SMBs. 

CtrlS demonstrated strong revenue growth and innovation in the usage of Parallels products under the first year of the Parallels Partner Program.

Telstra demonstrated the innovative use of Parallels technologies in the development and delivery of innovative services, marketing tactics or strategy, or technical creativity.

Otsuka Corporation has created a service offering that allowed SMB end-users to reach superior productivity.

"This award is testament to the strength of the partnership between Otsuka and Parallels," said Takeshi Hasegawa, application specialist, ASP Development Division, Tayore-ru Management Services Center at Otsuka Corporation.


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