Greatresponder.com – 2011-08-14 –On Tuesday, the web hosting provider and innovator provider Intermedia made the announcement that it has launched a mobile app HostPilot, for provisioning and managing cloud services.
As stated in the press release, the application can work with Android, iPhones and other platforms. This will enable to provision and managed hosted exchange, online backup and mobility.
Mobile apps have emerged as a convenient, free value-add for hosting customers to manage their accounts. Most recently, Joyent and Stackmob launched mobile app for backend and cloud hosting platform.
The web hosting provider claims that HostPilot will now be able to provide a single point of control so technical administration can be delegated to non-technical staff.
Thanks to hostPilot, Adminastrators will now be able to perform transactions from their mobile devices such as creating new Exchange mailboxes, resetting passwords, wiping a user’s mobile device, adding or removing users from a distribution list, enabling secure instant messaging, accepting or rejecting end users’ requests to access additional services, backing up a mailbox or checking service status notifications.
“Just like cloud services should be mobile, so should cloud control panels,” Manlio Carrelli, CMO, Intermedia said in a statement. “Our customers can securely access Intermedia cloud services, such as email and voice, through any of the various devices they rely on – from smartphones and tablets, to their home or work computer. Now, they can do the same with HostPilot via our mobile app.”
The web hosting company will now offer the HostPilot application at no charge. The company also says it is easy to set up. It is available to current Intermedia customers using Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010.