• Odin Business Automation Standard

    Professional. Powerful. Profitable.

    Industry’s leading, billing and hosting automation solution for managing and scaling small and medium web hosting businesses.

Odin Business Automation Standard is a hosting automation solution that supports management of all the business aspects of a web hosting service. It helps you maximize your revenues; lets you offer a full range of hosting services, including email hosting, shared hosting, VPS, hypervisor-based virtual machines, dedicated servers, domain registration, SSL certificates and SaaS services. It enables you to build your reseller channels and manage your affiliates.

Ready to Use, Comprehensive Billing and Hosting Automation Solution

Odin Business Automation Standard manages all stages of the customer lifecycle. It receives orders from your online storefront, provisions services to application servers, obtains licenses from the Odin Key Administrator server, bills customers for services, collects their payments, and provides them with a web-based control panel that lets them update their services on their own. And, to simplify web hosting management even more, we’ve integrated Odin Business Automation Standard with numerous payment gateways, domain registrars, help desks, service delivery platforms, and other third-party systems.

Odin Business Automation Standard Data Sheet

 

 

Key Features of Odin Business Automation Standard

Odin Business Automation Standard includes everything a hosting provider needs to run a successful and profitable business from technology and tools that manage overall infrastructure to billing, sales channel management, and e-commerce application. It is integrated with all of Odins core products as well as numerous third party systems, including payment gateways, domain registrars, anti-fraud modules, bank transfer modules, help desk systems, SSL vendors etc. Service providers can add new modules and language packs using the software’s API and Odin Business Automation Standard Software Development Kit.

Full Range of Hosting Services 

  • Domain registration 
  • Shared hosting (powered by Plesk)
  • Email hosting with Plesk
  • Shared hosting with centralized email/anti-virus/anti-spam solution (Powered by Plesk Automation)
  • Database hosting with centralized database server solution (Powered by Plesk Automation)
  • VPS hosting with Plesk (powered by Virtuozzo
  • Dynamic Dedicated Hosting (Single VPS on server)
  • Dedicated or Co-location services
  • Hypervisor-based VM hosting
  • SSL certificate subscriptions and provisioning
  • Miscellaneous items (professional services, integrated services, etc.)

Complete Infrastructure Management

  • Billing and receivables management
  • Ability to create and manage hosting plans
  • Online store management
  • Reseller Support
  • White-label branding
  • Automated license provisioning through Key Administrator (KA)
  • IPs allocation and DNS management
  • Integrated trouble ticketing and external help desks support
  • Domain registrations through over 25 domain registrars
  • Kayako helpdesk support

Pre-Integrated Payment Gateways

  • Credit Card Processing + Fraud Verification 
  • Over 50 payment gateways
  • Flexible manual approval rules
  • Refunds, reversals, credits
  • Delayed capture, CVV/AVS verification and more
  • Tokenization support for billing
  • Bank transfer payments for German (DTAUS), Spanish (Norma 19), and Netherlands (ClieOp3) standards: flexible batch management with approval queues.

Wide Range of OSes and Applications for Container Hosting

  • OS support: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, CentOS 6
  • Automated upgrades 
  • Open-source and commercial applications
  • Game servers and more

Easy Customization and Integration

  • Customizable PHP based store
  • Customizable notifications
  • Customizable menu items
  • Colors, logos, page content
  • Create your own plug-ins
  • Application templates creation guide
  • Powerful API
  • XML data export/import tools

Benefits of Centralized Billing and Automation

Odin Business Automation Standard is pre-integrated hosting automation and billing solution that offers a unified platform to manage all hosting types: Domain Registration, SSL Certificates, Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers, Virtual Machines and Dedicated Servers. Implementing Odin Business Automation Standard will streamline all aspects of your business life-cycle including online ordering, billing, service delivery, and service management.

Hosting providers are able to customize, extend, and integrate any service offering with fully re-brandable reseller and customer control panels. Re-sellers are able to independently manage their own offerings through their control center.

The flexible subscription-based billing system included in Odin Business Automation Standard allows service providers to bill for setup and recurring fees for hosting plans, individual applications, resources (metered and unmetered), and even custom services. The billing system is fully integrated with automatic provisioning and management.

Odin Business Automation Standard has many benefits for hosting service providers:

Increase Revenue

  • Grow customer base and up-sell existing customers.
  • Easily package and automatically deploy a wide range of value added services.
  • Built-in support and management of resellers, White-label branding and Affiliate Program Module allows hosting providers to reach a larger number of indirect channels without having to increase their sales force.

Decrease Costs

  • Automate all aspects of business management including support and system maintenance lowering the need for system management staff.
  • Increase hardware utilization and reduce server overhead by operating in a virtual environment.
  • Take advantage of virtual environments and use more efficient rack space reducing utility and data center expenditures.

Enhance Customer Experience

  • Auto-provision accounts directly from online store purchases using the industry’s most popular hosting platforms — Plesk and Plesk Automation for shared hosting, Virtuozzo and VM hosting for easy site creation.
  • Automate and integrate application provisioning allowing hosting providers to perform mass upgrades of customer accounts.

Core Automation and Billing Components

Business Components

Built from the ground up to be highly customizable and extendable, Odin Business Automation Standard allows service providers to manage their business more efficiently. Odin Business Automation Standard lets you manage customer accounts, billing, e-commerce and marketing from one intuitive UI. Service providers can focus on their core expertise of marketing and selling while letting Odin Business Automation Standard manage the rest.

Operations Components

The new operations components are designed to give hosting providers system level administration capabilities as well as a more efficient way to manage the entire infrastructure. Plesk Automation extends product range of Odin Business Automation Standard and allows hosting providers to create a fully automated Infrastructure with full range of traditional hosting services, right out of the box. For example:

  • Shared Linux and Windows Hosting services with centralized Email and database powered by Plesk Automation
  • Windows and Linux VPS Containers and Hypervisor-based VMs
  • Dedicated Servers
  • Domain registration
  • SSL certificates

Management Interfaces

The Control Centers provide the core functionality for the provider and their resellers. Within the Control Centers, providers and resellers are given the ability to manage the system through system Directors. At the same time, customers can manage their billing information and the services they have purchased using the Customer Control Panel.

Over 600 hosting service providers worldwide use Odin Business Automation Standard to grow their business: