HAMBURG, Germany, February 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ePages - - Europe's leading provider of SaaS e-commerce solutions for hosting providers and SMEs, announces the availability of a Webservices interface to connect its software with Parallels Operations Automation SaaS module. The company delivers RPM packages for the Red Hat Package Manager, which go in line with the Application Packaging Standard (APS). With this solution, the web development software is now seamlessly integrated with Parallels

Parallels Operations Automation (POA) enables the simple connection of ePages to hosted web portals so that service providers no longer have to establish their own proprietary environment to manage the mass deployment of shop applications.

By integrating our web development software with Parallels we are enabling our provider customers to easily manage large numbers of online stores on dedicated servers. Our installed base of over 50,000 online stores that are running in shared hosting environments now have a seamless upgrade path to dedicated servers and virtually dedicated servers, said Wilfried Beeck, CEO of ePages

The RPM Packages created by ePages have been adapted to the Application Packaging Standard (APS) and support all requirements to automatically install the web development software on dedicated servers that are managed by Parallels. Enterprise customers working with dedicated or virtual servers are now able to install the SaaS e-commerce solutions software with one simple click.

The integration of Parallels Automation and ePages directly meets the needs of our existing joint customers, from big telcos to smaller hosting companies, said Soeren von Varchmin, VP of SaaS, Parallels. Parallels Automation is all about increasing efficiency and the integration of ePages will save these joint customers considerable time. The new ePages APS package adds real value to our SaaS e-commerce solutions module.

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About ePages

With over 50,000 customers, ePages is one of the world's leading providers of e-commerce solutions and business websites. Using the ePages platform, customers of hosting providers can create professional websites and online shops quickly and cost-effectively without the need for programming knowledge and complicated software installations.

International hosting providers and telecom companies such as British Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Strato, Host Europe, Amen and Arsys offer preconfigured web shops and business websites using the ePages Hosting Edition.

With numerous technology partners, ePages offers seamless integration with the most important Internet portals, search engines, marketing platforms, payment providers and ERP providers.

A worldwide partner network provides individually matched solutions based on the ePages Merchant Edition for medium-sized and international companies. Enterprise customers include Bargain Crazy, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Housemakers, Lindt, Skoda and Weight Watchers.

ePages Head Office is in Hamburg with subsidiaries in Jena, San Francisco, London and Barcelona.

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For further information contact: Clare Granville - The itpr Partnership - t. +44(0)1932-57-88-00; Tina Kulow / Cindy Ulitzsch - *kulow kommunikation - t. +49(0)40-42377005 / +49(0)40-2351-7776 -