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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...]

How to Restrict a Virtual Machine Configuration with a Custom Password

The Parallels Desktop TM for Mac Business Edition allows you to restrict the virtual machine configuration by setting a custom password. Read on to learn how you can set a custom password for added security and prevent unauthorized users from modifying the virtual machine configuration.  How to restrict virtual machine configuration in Parallels Desktop for Mac Business … [Read more...]

What Is the Difference Between a Chromebook and a Laptop?

The global market for personal computers in the education sector is expected to grow from US$20.2 billion in 2018 to US$48 billion by 2025, or a 13.31% compound annual growth rate for that period. Microsoft, Google and Apple are among the top-selling device providers for the education sector globally. In the US, Google Chromebooks lead the PC education market, followed by Windows 10 laptops. … [Read more...]

Parallels Desktop and macOS Big Sur

Apple has at last released macOS Big Sur! First previewed at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in June 2020, and then finally released to the world in November 2020, macOS Big Sur has had the longest beta development cycle of any macOS release in recent history.  The silver lining: engineers at Parallels® used this time to work in lockstep with their Apple counterparts in an effort … [Read more...]

Parallels Desktop for Apple Silicon Mac

Apple’s “One more thing.” event on November 10, 2020, revealed the first Mac computers powered by Apple Silicon.   Parallels is excited to see the performance, power efficiency, and virtualization features that are brought to the Mac with Apple Silicon. The transition to Apple Silicon should be smooth for most Mac applications, thanks to Rosetta technology. Fortunately, our Parallels … [Read more...]

Manage Your Chromebooks with Chromebook Enterprise Enrollment

Chromebook Enterprise Enrollment is the process of enrolling your Chromebook as part of a particular organization. It benefits organizations by enabling administrators to manage Chrome device updates and policies, allow or deny website access, view and configure applications and extensions, and manage Chrome devices with Active Directory from a centralized location.  What Is Enterprise … [Read more...]