SoftLayer today began offering Parallels Plesk Panel as an optional service with CloudLayer Computing Instances. The extension of Parallels Panel to the company’s cloud computing solution gives SoftLayer customers even more control and operational efficiency for these exceptionally scalable environments.
Used by service providers and system administrators around the world, Parallels Panel automates and simplifies management and administration for dedicated, shared, and virtual systems. It provides a wide range of features for optimizing operations and maximizing return, including an easy-to-use interface, powerful backup and restore functionality, and robust tools for managing and reselling applications and services.
CloudLayer Computing provides cloud-based computing instances running enterprise-grade and open source operating systems delivered in as few as five minutes. These instances give enterprises massive scalability and can seamlessly integrate with SoftLayer dedicated servers, automated services, and other CloudLayer services (including CloudLayer Storage and CloudLayer CDN) to create a fully unified computing solution. Monthly billing is based on hourly usage or a monthly rate with no long-term commitment, providing an exceptional degree of flexibility.