Home Applications Parallels Announces Availability of High Performance Virtualization for HP Moonshot Servers

Parallels Announces Availability of High Performance Virtualization for HP Moonshot Servers


Parallels, a leading hosting and cloud services enablement provider, today announced the availability of Parallels Cloud Server virtualization solution for HP Moonshot, the industry’s first workload-optimized server designed to run internet-scale applications.

HP Moonshot servers are designed and tailored for specific workloads, such as web hosting and web serving, to deliver optimal performance and unparalleled efficiency. These low-energy servers share traditional components, including networking, management, power and cooling capabilities, to reduce complexity, as well as add to the reduction in energy use and space. By utilizing HP Moonshot technology, customers are able to achieve massive efficiencies of scale and faster innovation cycles.

Parallels Cloud Server delivers high-performance, high-efficiency Parallels Containers virtualization that advances the utilization and performance of HP Moonshot servers. The unique operating system virtualization of Parallels Containers enables it to provide cost-effective, virtual servers on HP Moonshot.

“Parallels Containers provides unique capabilities that complement the HP Moonshot system,” said John Zanni, chief marketing officer, Service Provider, Parallels. “Parallels Containers operating system virtualization technology maximizes the customer investment in HP Moonshot server, while simultaneously improving performance.”

Parallels Cloud Server allows HP Moonshot customers running the HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridges to maximize their infrastructure investment by deploying multiple high density Parallels Containers on each Moonshot cartridge. The advanced memory management capabilities of Parallels Containers improve the overall workload performance of the cartridge over bare metal. And Parallels Containers enables service providers to deliver multiple VPS and cloud server packages at varying levels of CPU, memory, disk I/O, and storage space.

“With HP Moonshot, we are committed to helping enterprises and service providers address emerging web and analytics workloads while keeping energy, costs and data center space to a minimum," said Paul Santeler, Vice President and General Manager of HP Moonshot, HP. “Parallels server virtualization solution for HP Moonshot enables us to provide increased value to our customers by improving workload performance and advancing memory management capabilities.”

HP will be demonstrating Parallels Containers on HP Moonshot running the HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridges as a silver sponsor at Parallels Summit 2014 in New Orleans, February 24-26, 2014.

About Parallels
Parallels is a worldwide leader in hosting and cloud service enablement and desktop virtualization. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.

For more information, please visit www.parallels.com/pcsmoonshot, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ParallelsCloud, and Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ParallelsCloud.


More Resources:

DABCC DABCC.com, the world leader in sharing the finest Virtualization & Cloud news and support resources. #Citrix, #VMware, #Microsoft, #Mobility and much more! Brought to you by @douglasabrown & team!

White Papers

    What’s New in System Center 2016 – White Paper

    Today, we’re excited to announce the general availability of Microsoft System Center 2016. System Center 2016 makes it easy for you to deploy, configure and manage your virtualized, software-defined datacenter and hybrid cloud infrastructure. The latest release of System Center offers an array of new capabilities that amplify your ability to meet the most demanding business […]


      Citrix Load & Performance Testing – Download AppLoader!

      Load testing for Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, PeopleSoft, Java, .NET, Adobe, client-server, Oracle, Siebel, SAP, web, custom apps and more Download NRG Global’s load and performance testing solution for all applications from the end user’s perspective. This easy-to-use, script-free load and performance testing solution stresses your application with real-life traffic to accurately assess end to end […]

      On-Demand Webinars

        Webinar Recap: Docker for Windows Server 2016

        Last week, we held our first webinar on “Docker for Windows Server 2016” to a record number of attendees, showcasing the most exciting new Windows Server 2016 feature – containers powered by Commercially Supported Docker Engine. Docker CS Engine and containers are now available natively on Windows and supported by Microsoft with Docker’s Commercially Supported […]

        Latest Videos

          Introduction to Syskit 2016 R2

          In this video, we present you the all-new SysKit 2016 R2 and Its revolutionary features: SharePoint Performance Monitoring Specific server roles monitoring with Monitoring Templates Automated Server Documentation through the use of PowerShell We’ll go through a demo with real-life use cases for this features to better portrait the wide range of tasks they can […]