HostBill announced the new features for the next release. One of the new features, IP Address Manager is aimed for data center and colocation companies. It allows to organize and track unlimited number of IP addresses. The new module lets users sell and manage IP addresses with automated reverse DNS management, IPv6/IPv4 support, RWhois server, VLAN management, and IP provisioning. IP Address Manager now can also work with ClouDNS, PowerDNS or cPanelDNS modules, allowing users to manage their PTR records directly from client area.
DIY Metered Billing enables users to use Metered Billing pricing model for any product or service. Now admins have the option to enter resource usage manually, by clicking the “Add usage button” and enter the current resource usage for all variables. HostBill also extends unified phone number field and added a new field type. Users now will be able to collect various phone numbers in the same, international format.
The new release will also enable stock control for products. It basically keeps track of the stock making sure that the correct level of stock is maintained. Now, users will be able to configure the settings of the per-product basis and decide for each product separately what to do with out of stock product: follow general settings for visibility, hide product from orderpage or show product on orderpage without ability to order it.