Detecting and Defending Against Pass the Hash Attacks

A pass the hash attack is a common attack vector utilized by many adversaries. In this attack, a Windows username is paired with the hashed value of a Windows account password. Let's take a deeper look. … [Read more...]

How to Enable Your Team to Access What They Need, Anywhere, Anytime

Going Mobile: How to Enable Your Team to Access What They Need, Anywhere, Anytime Bylined to Paul Fisher, Technical Consultant at Parallels Small businesses face numerous challenges on a daily basis—but enabling their employees to work on any device, anywhere in the office, shouldn’t be giving them a headache. With today’s office workers more likely to grab their phone or tablet than a notepad and … [Read more...]

How to Create and Configure an AWS VPC with Python

Amazon Web Services enables you to create a custom defined virtual network also know as Amazon VPC or Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, which, just like any traditional network in a data center, is highly scalable and easily configurable using programming languages like Python. In this article we will demonstrate how to automate creating an AWS VPC and configure a custom virtual network. … [Read more...]

How to Automate AWS S3 Static Websites Using Python

Amazon Web Services offers a very popular object storage service known as Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) that enables you to store data, files, images and even videos in highly available containers called ‘buckets’ which are also easy to access endpoints using any popular programming language. In combination of AWS S3 and with other AWS services developers can build scalable and durable … [Read more...]

Thin Client Price Isn’t the Reason to Replace PCs

Thin Client Price vs. Conventional Desktop Price  Contrary to what some people think, the difference in price between a single thin client and a single conventional desktop computer isn’t much. If we look at the lower end of the thin client price range (which starts at around $250) and compare that with the lower end of the conventional PC price range, there probably won’t be much of a … [Read more...]

Azure Account: Things Enterprises Should Know When Shifting to Cloud

Why Should I Create an Azure Account?    Why is Azure Account important for enterprises? Azure is Microsoft’s cloud offering that’s designed to build, test, deploy, and manage services and applications through a global and wide network of Microsoft’s datacenters.  The platform offers a flexible and on-demand scalable IT infrastructure that’s ideal for businesses of any size. In fact, a growing … [Read more...]

The Pros of Microsoft Azure Platform | Parallels RAS

What is Microsoft Azure Platform? Microsoft® defines Azure Platform as, “a trusted cloud that is designed for you.” Introduced initially as Windows® Azure, the platform is the tech giant’s public cloud computing platform. Microsoft Azure allows a wide range of cloud services for computing, analyzing, networking, and storing. You can make use of a mix of these tools to develop, run, or scale new or … [Read more...]

BYOD Policy | Parallels RAS Assists BYOD

What is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy? A BYOD policy is a set of rules, such as connections, file sharing, and printing, that applies to employee-owned devices which are usually portable, therefore convenient to work on the way such as PCs, smartphones, and tablets. These rules define and restrict the permissions of devices when connected to an organization’s network and are managed by the … [Read more...]

Microsoft Remote Desktop client, what is it? | Parallels Explains

What is the Microsoft® Remote Desktop Client? Microsoft Remote Desktop client is an application that enables you to access and even control your Windows® computer remotely. As of this writing, Microsoft offers Remote Desktop clients for Windows, iOS®, macOS®, and Android® devices. The screenshot below shows a Remote Desktop Client installed on an iPhone®. For the client to work, you need to … [Read more...]

Parallels Online Demo and Webinar Events

Learn about VDI, virtual workspace, application virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology by attending one or more of Parallels’ or our partners’ webinars. Address Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops issues with Parallels RAS How to create highly profitable managed services while providing a “guided shift to the cloud” for your clients Webinar Series: Address Citrix Virtual … [Read more...]