How Are Companies Addressing the Growing macOS Market Share?

As of November 2020, macOS holds a 7.31% share of the operating system (OS) market, compared to 5.79% almost two years ago. Over the same period, Windows’ share of the market saw a more than 3% decline.[1] It’s likely that the increasing use of Mac devices in business may have helped fuel this growth. For example, IBM revealed in late 2018 that it added over 277,000 Mac devices as well as iOS … [Read more...]

How to Simplify the Publishing Mobile Apps with Parallels Desktop Business Edition

Publishing mobile apps in one of the large app stores such as Google, Apple and Microsoft is a complex process. Parallels® Desktop for Mac Business Edition is an easy to use and fully customizable platform that simplifies mobile apps publishing.   Why publishing mobile apps is challenging  Publishing mobile apps is an important process. It’s a fundamental component of the successful … [Read more...]

Learn How Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition Supports Agile Working

The terms flexible working and agile working are often used interchangeably, but there are some subtle differences that make the two unique. In a nutshell, flexible working refers primarily to flexibility around working hours, while agile working focuses on removing boundaries to getting work done as efficiently as possible.  In this blog, we’ll focus on agile working. Agile, aka “smart … [Read more...]

Deploy Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition with Jamf Pro

Looking for a straightforward way to deploy Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition in all Mac computers within your organization?  Jamf Pro may be the solution you’re looking for.  What is Jamf Pro?  Jamf Pro is an Apple device management solution used by IT administrators to configure and automate administration tasks for Mac devices. It offers features like:  Deploying and … [Read more...]

Provide Windows Apps to Mac in Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

 The Parallels Desktop TM for Mac Business Edition allows you to provide Windows apps to Mac without making end users deal with a Windows interface. Read on to find how you can utilize the Single Application Mode to provide Windows apps to Mac users quickly.  What is the Single Application Mode?  The Single Application Mode is a special Parallels Desktop deployment option that allows … [Read more...]

How to Restrict a Virtual Machine Configuration with a Custom Password

The Parallels Desktop TM for Mac Business Edition allows you to restrict the virtual machine configuration by setting a custom password. Read on to learn how you can set a custom password for added security and prevent unauthorized users from modifying the virtual machine configuration.  How to restrict virtual machine configuration in Parallels Desktop for Mac Business … [Read more...]

How to Run Microsoft Excel on a Mac with Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

One of the essential Microsoft tools for business is Excel, as it helps businesses carry out essential data-entry operations that are crucial to their success. There is an increase in the number of Mac users needing to use Excel with all its features and tools—however, the full version of Excel is not available to them. Therefore, in order to help businesses become more productive, Parallels … [Read more...]

What Is the Difference Between a Chromebook and a Laptop?

The global market for personal computers in the education sector is expected to grow from US$20.2 billion in 2018 to US$48 billion by 2025, or a 13.31% compound annual growth rate for that period. Microsoft, Google and Apple are among the top-selling device providers for the education sector globally. In the US, Google Chromebooks lead the PC education market, followed by Windows 10 laptops. … [Read more...]

Manage Your Chromebooks with Chromebook Enterprise Enrollment

Chromebook Enterprise Enrollment is the process of enrolling your Chromebook as part of a particular organization. It benefits organizations by enabling administrators to manage Chrome device updates and policies, allow or deny website access, view and configure applications and extensions, and manage Chrome devices with Active Directory from a centralized location.  What Is Enterprise … [Read more...]

Windows 10 On Chromebook With Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise

Chromebooks have become increasingly popular with remote-first companies because they are portable, low-priced and have a super-fast sandboxed OS. However, unlike the Windows OS, you cannot install third-party software or legacy applications—all the applications you use must come from the Google Play Store or Chrome Web Store.  For some third-party applications, though, you can use online … [Read more...]