Parallels RAS Attends CAHEIT-TECC 2018 with Software2

The Parallels team will be in the Great White North with our partner Software2 from June 18–21 to attend CANHEIT-TECC 2018. This event will be the largest gathering of Canadian higher-education IT leaders from universities, colleges, technical institutes, and advanced research computing (ARC) experts. The Parallels and Software2 teams will meet and greet attendees and share the integrated solution … [Read more...]

Parallels Partners with HPE Technology, Lowering TCO

With heightened security concerns and ongoing efforts to lower costs, this current age of mobility urges businesses to re-envision their IT infrastructures. Since legacy technologies pose potentially costly constraints on staff productivity and budgets, it can be said that they cannot efficiently meet today’s business expectations.    The Need for a Simple and Agile Infrastructure A case example … [Read more...]

The State of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for MSPs

VDI for MSPs – Over the past decade, IT service providers have had their world rocked by the rapid expansion of mobile platforms and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technology. Suddenly, their customers’ employees expect access to virtual workspaces on any device, anywhere—and managed service providers (MSPs) are taking note. MSPs can find it expensive and complicated to enable … [Read more...]

Who Are the Major Cloud Computing Companies?

Cloud computing has allowed modern businesses to transform. The compounded increase in the use of cloud solutions within a global market has resulted in an unprecedented number of cloud computing companies being formed. This article highlights the key advantages of cloud service providers and how the adoption of cloud computing in your business can be supported by Parallels® Remote Application … [Read more...]

HP Moonshot | What Is a Hosted Desktop Infrastructure?

HP Moonshot – Comparing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to hosted desktop infrastructure (HDI) is a tough one. On one hand, there are dedicated virtual machines (VMs) hosted on servers—and on the other hand, there is dedicated hardware hosted on servers, both shared via a broker connection to users. So, the difference may be blurred. However, organizations may decide to … [Read more...]

AWS Cloud End-User Computing (EUC): 2017 Year-in-Review and Key Partner Wins, by Andrew Kloman

AWS Cloud – Summary from the original article published on the AWS Partner Network (APN) blog on February 14, 2018 Desktop application streaming solutions enable end users to access enterprise applications and data securely. Without these solutions, enterprise applications can still be provided via web interfaces, but they may lack the feature sets, provisioning capabilities, or data … [Read more...]

Close to Home: Parallels RAS Team at IT Summit Seattle

We’re excited to announce that the Parallels team will present Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) at the IT Summit, held in Bellevue, Washington, on April 25, 2018. At the event, the Parallels team will have the opportunity to meet with IT executives, professionals, and key solutions providers, as well as showcase the awarding-winning Parallels RAS. The comprehensive Parallels RAS provides … [Read more...]

Parallels RAS Utilizes Microsoft Azure VDI

Azure VDI – The open cloud platform Microsoft Azure allows for fast and reliable deployment of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), ultimately reducing costs while increasing efficiency. Through Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS),   Azure VDI and the Global VDI Market Valued at $3.65 billion in 2016, the Global VDI market is expected to have a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) … [Read more...]

Can Chromebooks for Business Become the Next Big Thing?

Chromebooks for business – Early in 2016, Google Chromebook overtook the Apple Mac® to become the market leader in the United States’ competitive K12 Education sector. This achievement proved that large-scale, cloud-based computing market success was not only a possibility but a present reality that users were adopting at a staggering rate. Now, just two short years later, Chromebooks … [Read more...]

What Is RDP | Parallels Explains

What Is RDP – Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a secure network communications protocol used to provide access to virtual desktops and applications hosted on Remote Desktop Services (RDS) or hypervisors. Here we will discuss how to enhance Microsoft RDP performance with Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS), an easy-to-deploy, cost-effective application and desktop delivery … [Read more...]