Graybar Canada Uses Parallels RAS to Publish ERPs to Any Internet-Connected Device

The Customer: Graybar Canada An employee-owned company, Graybar Canada (about) is a wholesale distributor for thousands of items from leading manufacturers of automation, communications and data, and electrical products. Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the company operates over 30 locations across the country. Graybar Canada is a subsidiary of Graybar Electric Company Inc., a Fortune 500 … [Read more...]

Parallels Welcomes Samuel Legrand to Parallels VIPP Program

Parallels is excited to announce the latest arrival to the Very Important Parallels Professional (VIPP) Program: Samuel Legrand. Based in France, Samuel is passionate about providing expert-level IT services, with a particular focus on cloud computing infrastructure and modern mobile-optimized workspaces. In addition to IT consulting services, Samuel offers his expertise at international … [Read more...]

Parallels Is Attending Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Orlando

We’re excited to announce that the Parallels team will be showcasing Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) and Parallels® Mac Management for Microsoft® SCCM at the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference in Orlando, Florida, on September 24–28th, 2018. At the event, the Parallels team will demonstrate how to get the most out of Parallels RAS and Parallels Mac Management. Parallels RAS is a … [Read more...]

Aspire Indiana Achieves Secure Access to EMR Software with Parallels RAS

The Customer: Aspire Indiana Aspire Indiana (about) is a nonprofit comprehensive community mental health center serving adults and children in Boone, Hamilton, Madison, and Marion counties in central Indiana. In addition to its mental health services, Aspire Indiana also serves as a fully integrated health system that addresses all aspects of health, including primary care, behavioral health, and … [Read more...]

Cloud Architect Joins the Parallels VIPP Program

Parallels is excited to announce the arrival of a new cloud architect to the Very Important Parallels Professional Program (VIPP). Christiaan Brinkhoff of the Netherlands has a great passion for cloud innovation, with a particular focus on public cloud and end-user Computing environments for larger multinational enterprise customers. Brinkhoff’s community-related work earned him the privilege of … [Read more...]

What Is the Difference between Citrix and VDI?

What Is the Difference between Citrix and VDI?  Citrix and VDI – Citrix XenApp is an application delivery solution that allows access to Windows-based applications to any device compatible with Citrix Receiver. VDI stands for virtual desktop infrastructure. A VDI desktop is a desktop running on a server in the datacenter that a user can access from virtually any device. To use VDI with … [Read more...]

Parallels Welcomes Timo Stubel to the Team

The Parallels team is excited to welcome aboard a new team member Timo Stubel, who will be coming on as Pre Sales Engineer based in Germany. Primarily, Timo will be responsible for pre-sales activities focusing on Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) and Parallels Mac Management for SCCM in Central Europe. What can you tell us about your professional experience and personal life?  I started … [Read more...]

Parallels Is Attending the Software2 User Day

Software2 User Day Software2 User Day – We’re excited to announce that Parallels is attending the S2 User Day at Coventry University on Wednesday, June 27. We’ll meet and greet IT professionals from surrounding universities and colleges to share the integration of Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) and AppsAnywhere. S2 User Days allow you to learn … [Read more...]

Understanding Zero Clients | Definition from Parallels RAS

Understanding Zero Clients  A zero client, also referred to as an ultra-thin client, is a thin-downed, user-end PC that is employed in a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and centralized computing infrastructure. In zero-client deployments, the end-user’s machine has no local storage. This thin consumer-facing device is impressive in its ability to cut costs and simplify IT infrastructure … [Read more...]

Understanding Windows Thin Clients | Definition from Parallels RAS

Understanding Windows Thin Clients  A Windows thin client is an efficient, cost-effective endpoint device that is able to offset many of its computational processes to a server. These devices achieve their computing needs through a network connection to a central server. The term thin client is also used to represent software applications in which the server handles all of the processing through … [Read more...]