DDoS Attacks || Parallels Security Tips

DDoS Attacks There is a possible risk that scammers can perform a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on your environment. The objective of a DDoS attack is to prevent legitimate users from accessing your farm and is a typical attack on server environments. What is a DDoS Attack? A common malicious attempt to disrupt traffic of a targeted server, service or network by flooding the target … [Read more...]

Construction ISV AccuBuild Implements Parallels RAS to Publish Application to Customers

The Customer: AccuBuild A construction independent software vendor (ISV), AccuBuild is the system of choice for general contractors, specialty subcontractors, and industry professionals across the U.S. It is proudly recognized as an industry leader in business-management software for contractors. AccuBuild Construction Software is a fully integrated, flexible business management system for … [Read more...]

Citrix Virtual Apps | Parallels RAS Retains Compatibility

Citrix Virtual Apps Citrix has recently rebranded all their products, including its application virtualization solution, Citrix XenApp. Its new name is Citrix Virtual Apps. With no significant technical changes included in the latest version, Citrix has just focused on publishing their new product portfolio. New Versioning Strategy In addition to this product name change, Citrix has also modified … [Read more...]

Cloud Computing: Application Virtualization with Parallels RAS

Overview of Cloud Computing Cloud computing is an innovative methodology that combines hardware, network, storage, and software to deliver computing resources as a service over the internet. With the ability to scale resources and automatically provision and de-provision services, cloud computing leverages resources to offer greater value to business procedures. Cloud computing offers different … [Read more...]

What Is RDP Software? | Parallels Explains

What Is RDP Software?  The remote desktop protocol RDP software is used to provide access to a desktop or application hosted on a remote host. It allows you to connect, access and control data and resources on a remote host as if you were doing it locally.  RDP Software: From a Help-Desk Tool to a Business Advantage    The primary use of RDP software is remote administration and implementation—for … [Read more...]

What Is Remote Access Control? || Parallels Has the Answer

What Is Remote Access Control? Remote access control refers to the ability to monitor and control access to a computer or network (such as a home computer or office network computer) anywhere and anytime. Employees can leverage this ability to work remotely away from the office while retaining access to a distant computer or network. Remote access control applies to local area networks … [Read more...]

What is Remote Desktop Modern Infrastructure (RDmi)?

What Is RDmi? Remote Desktop Modern Infrastructure (RDmi) is the evolution in Remote Desktop Services (RDS). It is offered as a .NET service running in Microsoft Azure. The infrastructures roles—such as Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH), virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and more—are now a platform as a service (PaaS), meaning they will run in the form of web applications. To enhance … [Read more...]

Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 with RemoteFX

Before Microsoft RemoteFX Microsoft RemoteFX in Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 operating systems is also applicable to Remote Desktop Services (RDS). RemoteFX is now dominant, leaving Windows Multimedia Redirection (MMR) behind. Lets have a look at MMR. When Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 were released, they introduced Windows Multimedia Redirection (MMR), which was used to stream … [Read more...]

White Paper: Save Up to 60% On Your Citrix Costs

The white paper “Save 60% On Your Citrix Costs” shows how switching from Citrix XenApp to Parallels Remote Application Server, you can save up to 60 percent of the initial and running costs of your application and virtual desktop delivery solution. This blog post summarizes the findings of the white paper. The main reasons why installing and running an application and virtual desktop … [Read more...]

How to Restrict Access to a RD Session Host Desktop for Particular Users

How to Restrict Access to a RD Session Host Desktop for Particular Users  There are certain deployment scenarios that require connection restrictions on the end-user side. For example imagine you are using a RD Session Host to publish data for your employees but you want to restrict the access to a specific user, let’s say a new employee. In this case you can leave all the server … [Read more...]