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StarHub partners Parallels to expand its cloud service offerings for SMBs in Singapore

Zafirah Salim | Sept. 2, 2014
StarHub will be deploying Parallels Automation, which enables rapid delivery of cloud services for businesses in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Cloud provider Parallels announced today (September 2, 2014) that it has partnered Starhub to further expand the local telco's cloud services offerings in Singapore.

In this partnership, StarHub will be deploying Parallels Automation, which enables rapid delivery of cloud services for businesses in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

According to the company, Parallels Automation is the only platform that has the capability to automate and simply cloud service delivery for the largest telcos, hosters and IT distributors. It accelerates creation and delivery of unique cloud services bundles through multiple sales channels, streamlines service provider operations and gives channel partners and customers a unified service experience.

This deployment of Parallels Automation is part of StarHub's strategy to further strengthen its cloud delivery leadership and business expansion in Singapore. The move also helps the company future-proof its IT infrastructure to cater to the increasing cloud demand from its SMB customers.  

"Our customers are looking to leveraging products in the cloud, such as Microsoft Office 365, and they want to be able to use the services quickly," said Sebastian Tan, Vice President of Managed Services & Solutions at StarHub. "Our partnership with Parallels not only enables us to deliver our service efficiently in terms of provisioning and billing, but also allows us to effectively provide other value-added StarHub's Enterprise cloud services."

Pavel Ershov, Vice President, Service Providers Business at Parallels Asia Pacific and Japan, added that SMBs are interested in critical business applications that can help them be successful in today's competitive business environment.

"Parallels Automation is a proven, highly scalable and flexible cloud service platform that allows our partners like StarHub to deliver hundreds of cloud services applications, enabling their SMB customers to gain access to the IT applications and capabilities previously available only to the large enterprises," he said.

 

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