Office 365 and Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition: Why They Work Well Together

When IBM created the first mainstream personal computer, it caught on with businesses and hobbyist communities and software companies naturally created new software to reinforce this existing market.  This is still largely the case today. Add to that the approachable price point, the durability, and all the options available to the breadth of users, and it’s no wonder most companies still … [Read more...]

How the Automation Functionality within Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition Helps Administrators Avoid Repetitive Activities in VM Deployment

IT departments spend an inordinate amount of time equipping colleagues with necessary devices and software.  Add to that, the recurring operational tasks, such as manually configuring systems and software and preparing virtual machines for desktop virtualization, and each day is quickly filled with administrative tasks that detract from higher priority projects. That said, this repetitive activity … [Read more...]

The First Steps with Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition for IT Administrators

Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition provides a wide range of helpful new features. Administrators have plenty of options for providing Parallels Desktop to new users. When employees need Windows on their Mac computer, the IT department must first install and configure Parallels Desktop on the clients and distribute and configure the Windows VM (including the application software) to those … [Read more...]

Parallels and Synnex Australia Announce Strategic Distribution Agreement

Parallels® has formed a new strategic distribution agreement with Synnex Australia, a leading IT solutions aggregator with a strong channel heritage in Australia. Synnex Australia now distributes Parallels’ solutions to more than 6,000 channel partners across the region so they can empower businesses to cost-effectively deploy virtual Windows desktops and apps to any device, seamlessly run Windows … [Read more...]

How Companies Can Benefit from Parallels Desktop during the Pandemic and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted both everyday life and company workflows. Long-standing processes have faltered or become useless as a result of site closures or reduced headcount. Companies are challenged by the fact that employees are unable to take home all of the necessary equipment from the office as there is often a shortage of mobile hardware. Desktop computers sit in the office … [Read more...]

How Are Companies Addressing the Growing macOS Market Share?

As of November 2020, macOS holds a 7.31% share of the operating system (OS) market, compared to 5.79% almost two years ago. Over the same period, Windows’ share of the market saw a more than 3% decline.[1] It’s likely that the increasing use of Mac devices in business may have helped fuel this growth. For example, IBM revealed in late 2018 that it added over 277,000 Mac devices as well as iOS … [Read more...]

How to Simplify the Publishing Mobile Apps with Parallels Desktop Business Edition

Publishing mobile apps in one of the large app stores such as Google, Apple and Microsoft is a complex process. Parallels® Desktop for Mac Business Edition is an easy to use and fully customizable platform that simplifies mobile apps publishing.   Why publishing mobile apps is challenging  Publishing mobile apps is an important process. It’s a fundamental component of the successful … [Read more...]

Learn How Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition Supports Agile Working

The terms flexible working and agile working are often used interchangeably, but there are some subtle differences that make the two unique. In a nutshell, flexible working refers primarily to flexibility around working hours, while agile working focuses on removing boundaries to getting work done as efficiently as possible.  In this blog, we’ll focus on agile working. Agile, aka “smart … [Read more...]

Deploy Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition with Jamf Pro

Looking for a straightforward way to deploy Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition in all Mac computers within your organization?  Jamf Pro may be the solution you’re looking for.  What is Jamf Pro?  Jamf Pro is an Apple device management solution used by IT administrators to configure and automate administration tasks for Mac devices. It offers features like:  Deploying and … [Read more...]

Provide Windows Apps to Mac in Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

 The Parallels Desktop TM for Mac Business Edition allows you to provide Windows apps to Mac without making end users deal with a Windows interface. Read on to find how you can utilize the Single Application Mode to provide Windows apps to Mac users quickly.  What is the Single Application Mode?  The Single Application Mode is a special Parallels Desktop deployment option that allows … [Read more...]