Parallels, the hosting and cloud services enablement leader, today released the latest updates to Parallels SMB Cloud Insights, its primary and proprietary research that profiles the buying behavior of small and medium businesses (SMBs) with regard to cloud services. Now entering its third year of annual publication, the research results continue to confirm that SMBs remain the fastest growing segment for cloud services and the optimal target market for service providers of all sizes, with the global market for SMB cloud services expanding at a 28 percent CAGR to $95 billion by 2015.
Parallels, the hosting and cloud services enablement leader, today announced the recipients of the Fourth Annual Parallels Partner Awards. Parallels CEO Birger Steen recognized thirteen companies during Parallels Summit 2013, which is being held in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace. Parallels Partner Awards recognize outstanding yearly achievements by partners who make the best use of the assets Parallels provides, with special attention given to those partners who have innovated and differentiated in the rapidly-expanding small and medium business (SMB) cloud services market.
Highlights from the 2012 Parallels Summit
Ravello Systems today announced the public beta of its service which enables developers to overcome their internal data center capacity constraints and leverage the unlimited resources of the public cloud to develop and test their applications faster and in a more robust manner. Ravello instantly enables developers to replicate their existing applications, without any changes, and deploy them to any public or private cloud.
With its first firmware release of the year, IGEL Technology is issuing a comprehensive update of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services for all models in its UD3, UD5 and UD9 series running Windows Embedded Standard 7. This support for Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.0 will allow users to take immediate advantage of the many new features that Microsoft has introduced with the launch of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup, recovery and restore (BURR) software provider since 1986 today announced it will demonstrate cloud-based backup and recovery at the 2013 Parallels Summit in booth #519. This year's show takes place February 4-6 and is being held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. During the exhibition, Asigra will showcase groundbreaking backup and recovery capabilities for cloud service providers that leverage Parallels Application Packaging Standard (APS). Innovations to be shown include low-touch agentless deployment and operation, simple management of end-to-end physical/virtual/cloud/endpoint data backup, virtual machine disaster recovery and NIST FIPS 140-2 certified security for data in flight and at rest.