Flexiant offers proven on-demand, self-service provisioning and automation of cloud services based on Parallels Virtuozzo Containers and integration by CloudWork

World Hosting Day, Europa-Park Rust, Germany – 20 March 2012 – Flexiant today announced a partnership withCloudWork and Parallels to integrate Flexiant’s cloud orchestration software for on-demand, fully automated provisioning of cloud services with Parallels Virtuozzo Containers, the market leading virtualization solution for hosting and cloud service providers. CloudWork, a Netherlands based provider of cloud solutions hardware and software, and existing partner of both Flexiant and Parallels, will perform the integration of Flexiant’s software into Parallels Virtuozzo Containers.

Customers require agile provisioning of cloud services from their suppliers to stay competitive while controlling costs. Flexiant solves this challenge for service providers by providing a unique cloud orchestration platform to immediately control, build and monitor cloud services. By extending their platform to include virtualization based on Parallels Virtuozzo Containers, Flexiant will meet existing and future customer requirements for both capability and cost-effectiveness.

“Parallels Virtuozzo Containers is uniquely suited to for cloud virtualization, enabling rapid provisioning and real time dynamic scaling,” said John Zanni, Vice president of Service Provider Marketing and Alliances at Parallels. “Extending Flexiant’s cloud orchestration solution to support Parallels Virtuozzo Containers will be a benefit to service providers who seek the agility, freedom and flexibility to scale, deploy and configure cloud services simply and cost-effectively.”

George Knox, CEO of Flexiant, said, “This partnership benefits all businesses involved ensuring that customers have access to a cloud orchestration solution that can provide instant benefit. With access to Parallels existing and future customers, the benefits of our orchestration software will enable a true cloud platform as customers can meet server capacity requirements on-demand.”

“This is a huge opportunity for current and future Parallels customers,” said Victor Schmedding, Commercial Director Cloudwork. “With the integration between Parallels and Flexiant, hosters and service providers will get a unique cloud orchestration service that enables them to expand managed hosting with a fully automated best-in-class user interface.”

Able to provision cloud servers within seconds versus days, Flexiant’s end-to-end orchestration suite includes a fully integrated metering and billing engine enabling companies to monetise their services, whilst ensuring internal service providers have full charge-back capability.