February 22, 2012
Solgari in Pact with Parallels to Deliver Hosted PBX Services
By Rajani Baburajan, TMCnet Contributor
Solgari, a provider of cloud-based voice solutions, announced partnership with Parallels, an enabler of hosting and cloud services, to offer hosted PBX (News - Alert) services to global customers of Parallels Automation. The announcement was made at the recently held Parallels Summit 2012.
Parallels Automation helps service providers automate all aspects of offering, delivering, managing, and billing their services. The service is marked by its scalability, support for multi-level reseller programs, the broad functionality offered by its control panels and the modular approach which make it easy to deploy a customized cloud system.
Following the partnership, Solgari has integrated Hosted PBX Services platform with Parallels Automation and Parallels Business Automation Standard through an APS-certified package. The company can now deliver Parallels Hosted Voice Services to a growing number of Parallels partners who are planning to offer premium cloud services.
“There is a tremendous opportunity in the cloud voice services space globally as SMB and enterprise customers become aware of the value-add of hosted PBX services and the advantages over on-premise systems,” said John Colgan, CEO of Solgari, in a statement. “Having seen increasing demand for our services, we considered how best to launch the services in multiple markets.”
Solgari’s Hosted PBX helps companies lower the telephony infrastructure and call costs while increasing communications features. The service is offered with the lowest platinum wholesale rates and also with lowest call rates. The company also gives customers the ability to make the hosted PBX platform the core of any company’s unified communications strategy.
“At Parallels, we have recognized the growth in Hosted PBX services and very much welcome the addition of Solgari’s APS-certified service offering to our Parallels Automation customer base,” said John Zanni, vice president of Service Provider Marketing and Alliances at Parallels, in a statement. “Solgari is exactly the type of innovative and ambitious cloud services ISV that we want to partner with.”
In another related announcement at the Parallels Summit 2012 Parallels launched an extensive collection of new software, services capabilities, technology partnerships, and updated market research.
The company shared its future product roadmap and next-generation technology, giving the attendees the opportunity to learn from and network with Parallels experts and knowledge members of the industry.
Rajani Baburajan is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Rajani's articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Juliana Kenny
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