Getting Started with Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition: Sign up for Parallels My Account

Mac® users in your organization can run business-critical Windows applications on their machines seamlessly and securely by using Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition. Save time and resources by simultaneously leveraging Mac and Windows capabilities and streamlining workflows.   The first step toward using Parallels Desktop Business Editing is signing up for Parallels … [Read more...]

How to Implement Access Control Using Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

Freelance workers, home-office users and commissioned consultants all need access to the corporate network in order to get their work done. It is the IT department’s job to provide such access in a way that maximizes productivity. But it stands to reason that other vital interests of the business also need to be protected—specifically, safety and compliance.   For all … [Read more...]

How to Use Hyper-V Virtualization on Mac Computers

Virtualization plays a major role in many businesses, though this may not always be immediately apparent to users. Increasingly, the applications they work with will not be running on tangible hardware but rather on virtualized systems. Software developers can also make good use of such virtual machines (VMs).   Microsoft has long embraced this virtualization technology and offers … [Read more...]

How CYOD Can Improve Employee Productivity

One of the great benefits of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies for organizations is the fact that they can save on the cost of device procurement. On the other hand, this advantage is offset by the fact that IT teams need to support a great number of diverse mobile endpoint devices and ensure their safety by means of strict provisions. This tends to impact BYOD users’ productivity—for … [Read more...]

5 tips for building an effective security operations center (SOC)

Security is more than just tools and processes. It is also the people that develop and operate security systems. Creating systems in which security professionals can work efficiently and effectively with current technologies is key to keeping your data and networks secure. Many enterprise organizations understand this need and are attempting to meet it with the creation of their own security … [Read more...]

Evaluate Parallels Mac Management, No Strings Attached

IT professionals want to do more than just compare spec sheets, pore over marketing collateral or watch online demos. They want to roll up their sleeves and evaluate for themselves.   Fortunately, Parallels® Mac Management for Microsoft® SCCM offers two different versions, or testing environments, for IT admins to try out. First, there is the Parallels Mac … [Read more...]

SMBs lack resources to defend against cyberattacks, plus pay more in the aftermath

Cyberattacks, many have noted, are the fastest growing economic crime not only in the United States, but also around the world. This upward trend has been observed since 2014, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and won’t likely be slowing down anytime soon. Cyberattacks—much like the advancement of technology, the interweaving of digital lives among familiars and strangers via social … [Read more...]

What is New in Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac Business Edition

The influx of Mac® computers in businesses has made the ability to run Windows applications on Mac an absolute necessity. Since that need has long been addressed by Parallels Desktop® for Mac Business Edition, a lot of companies should be happy to know that this top-of-the-line variant of Parallels Desktop—the #1 solution for running Windows, Linux and other popular operating systems on Mac … [Read more...]

How to Install Parallels Desktop on Mac Computers Automatically | Managing Mac with SCCM

Often, Mac® computers are the loners in a company. Singular departments or specific workgroups use them and the rest rely on Windows. Every IT administrator knows that this inconsistent hardware environment is a challenge. A solution such as Parallels® Mac Management for Microsoft® SCCM can go a long way to simplify this routine. But what if these Mac computers are supposed to run Windows … [Read more...]