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Chromebook Security: Learn the Basics and Guidelines to Secure Your Organization with Chromebook

Often associated with the education sector, Chromebooks actually make excellent business laptops. The main reason? They’re built to be secure. That means they’re good at protecting sensitive data. This is a must-have in today’s business environments that are besieged constantly with cyber threats.  Learn About Chromebook Security Features  Most regular laptops … [Read more...]

How to Connect Mac Peripherals to a Windows Virtual Machine

Anyone using their Mac computer to work with Parallels Desktop and Windows would certainly wish to put their peripherals to use with their virtualised Windows system as well. This can apply to a broad variety of different devices: an external webcam, a Bluetooth headset, Bluetooth speakers or an external hard disk and a USB flash drive. All those peripheral devices are supposed to work under … [Read more...]

Virtual TPM Enhances Safety for Windows Users

A TPM, short for Trusted Platform Module, is a small microcontroller specializing in authentication. It provides access control, generates encryption keys and can encrypt content—even in a virtual machine. A TPM chip is standard in state-of-the-art systems, providing for features such as BitLocker and Secure Boot. These are used to encrypt the hard disk of a Windows system and (optionally) to … [Read more...]

Introducing the newest Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

When business users require a dual operating system, it’s no wonder so many organizations worldwide turn to Parallels® Desktop for Mac Business Edition. Why? Because Parallels is the easiest, fastest, and most powerful solution for running Windows on a Mac, without rebooting. Our latest release makes it even better.   With greater productivity, seamless setup, unparalleled graphic … [Read more...]

Restrict Users to Change VM View Modes in Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

Parallels Desktop TM for Mac Business Edition allows you to restrict users from changing view modes in a virtual machine (VM). You can set a custom password that users need to input to change the VM view mode. What are the virtual machine view modes in Parallels Desktop? Window mode: The VM screen displays as a separate window. Full-screen mode: The VM screen expands to occupy the whole … [Read more...]

How Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Can Help with Working from Home

Given the current health crisis, many of us need to work from home (myself included!). It’s essential that your employees have access to all their work files, software and other digital assets to maintain productivity and complete work. Not all of us are lucky enough to have a work laptop to take home—some have to make do with personal devices. What if your employee works on a Mac at home and … [Read more...]

How Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Can Help with Working from Home

Given the current health crisis, many of us need to work from home (myself included!). It’s essential that your employees have access to all their work files, software and other digital assets to maintain productivity and complete work. Not all of us are lucky enough to have a work laptop to take home—some have to make do with personal devices. What if your employee works on a Mac at home and … [Read more...]

How to Connect External Physical Disks to a Virtual Machine in Parallels Desktop Business Edition

Parallels Desktop TM for Mac Business Edition enables end users to connect or mount physical disks to a virtual machine (VM) and treat them as internal disks. Why connect external physical disks to VMs? The advantages of being able to connect external physical disks to VMs include: • Increasing the storage of your VM • Installing Windows or another operating system (OS) to … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Parallels Desktop Business Edition: Business Apps on Mac

Make the Most of Your Business Apps on Mac – Getting started with Parallels Desktop Business Edition Developers have steadily built a thriving ecosystem of software for Apple computers over the years—a welcome development for the growing number of Mac users. But let’s face it—there are still a good number of commonly used business applications that run solely on Windows. In addition, … [Read more...]

How to Activate Parallels Desktop and Install Windows on Mac

Almost all users who purchase a subscription for Parallels Desktop do so with one goal in mind: to install Windows on Mac. Parallels Desktop Mac Business Edition will help you and your employees easily work with Windows programs on Mac, running even the most demanding applications effortlessly.  Before proceeding, you should have already signed up for Parallels My Account. In … [Read more...]