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Parallels Named to CRN Virtualization 50 List

Parallels, a leading hosting and cloud services enablement provider, today announced it has been named to the CRN 2014 Virtualization 50 list. The annual project highlights channel-friendly companies that have built some of the most innovative virtualization technology available today.

Selected by CRN editors, the 2014 CRN Virtualization 50 recognizes vendors that are addressing a growing market need for the channel. The list aims to help solution providers identify and evaluate virtualization technology vendors and programs to help grow their businesses.

With over one million virtual servers deployed worldwide, Parallels Cloud Server delivers high-performance, high-efficiency Parallels Containers virtualization. This enables service providers to deploy the most cost-effective cloud hosting infrastructure through a combination of the highest density virtualization and the lowest cost cloud storage in one solution.

“The editorial team at CRN strives to offer its readership consistently unique content to navigate through the growing number of options when it comes to innovative technologies available today, and virtualization is no exception,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “As market adoption among virtualization solutions gains momentum, our annual Virtualization 50 list serves as a valuable resource in the purchasing process. We congratulate the winners and look forward to their continued success.”

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the industry’s top virtualization solution providers,” said John Zanni, chief marketing officer, Parallels. “Our partners understand that businesses around the globe are embracing the cloud as a core technology platform. Parallels continues to demonstrate our commitment to the channel by providing partners with the latest cloud-optimized technology, along with the professional services and technical support needed to succeed.”

The 2014 Virtualization 50 list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at

About Parallels

Parallels® is a global leader in hosting and cloud services enablement and cross-platform solutions. Parallels began operations in 2000 and has developed into a fast-growing software company with more than 900 employees across offices in North America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia.

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About The Channel Company

The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

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