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4 Major Reasons Why VDI Doesn’t Appeal To Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

4 Major Benefits of Desktop Virtualization When people talk about the benefits of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or VDI, it’s usually in the context of large enterprises. Seldom will you find case studies or testimonials featuring SMEs and VDI. But why is that? It appears that VDI simply doesn’t appeal as much to the SME market as it does with enterprises. Here are 4 reasons why. 1.Prohibitive … [Read more...]

Parallels is a global platinum sponsor of E2EVC Berlin and Lisbon 2019 Conferences

E2EVC Berlin – The Expert to Expert Virtualization Conference (E2EVC) is a weekend for IT tech professionals that’s crammed with presentations, master classes, and discussions delivered by both virtualization vendors’ product teams and independent experts. E2EVC first stop is in Berlin, Germany, held at the Novotel Berlin between June 7–9, 2019, with the second event of 2019 taking place in … [Read more...]

Desktop as a Service, what is it and why use it? | Parallels

What is Desktop as a Service? Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) is a model of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) which is outsourced and managed by a third-party provider. Described also as hosted desktop services, desktop as a service is generally delivered as a cloud service along with the applications needed. How does DaaS work? A DaaS provider typically manages storage, security, and backups, as … [Read more...]

Case Study: News-Press and Gazette Co.

The Customer: News-Press & Gazette Company Owned and operated by the Bradley family, News-Press & Gazette Company (NPG) is a media company focused primarily on broadcasting. The history of NPG stretches back to the days of the Wild West in St. Joseph, Missouri, with the publication of the first Gazette newspaper in 1845. NPG’s locations span several states, including television and radio … [Read more...]

Case Study: Larry the Computer Guy & Parallels RAS

Larry the Computer Guy: Michigan-Based MSP Harnesses Parallels RAS to Provide Safe, Secure Digital Services Customer Profile: Larry the Computer Guy Located in Commerce, Michigan, Larry the Computer Guy has been providing IT and general computing solutions for a broad range of business customers for over 25 years. As a managed service provider (MSP), the company’s goal is to provide secure and … [Read more...]

Join the Parallels team at the 2019 IDC Partnering Conferences

We’re excited to announce that the Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) team will present at the IDC’s Partnering Conference in Copenhagen on May 8, 2019 and in Stockholm on May 9, 2019. The IDC Partnering Conferences will hold lectures, interactive breakout sessions, and engaging discussions on how the channel partner ecosystem can be successful in the cloud computing industry. Keynote … [Read more...]

How Can Businesses Benefit from the AWS Cloud?

What Is AWS Cloud  AWS cloud—short for Amazon Web Services—refers to Amazon’s extensive collection of cloud services, which include EC2 (compute), S3 (storage), Glacier (backup), CloudFront (content delivery network), AWS Data Pipeline (data orchestration), and many others. All these services are priced on a pay-as-you-go model and consumed on demand.  Characteristics of the AWS cloud  As with all … [Read more...]

AWS VDI: Delivering Virtual Desktops with Amazon Web Services

AWS VDI  AWS VDI refers to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s on-demand cloud computing platform. While VDI solutions are traditionally deployed on-premise, it’s now possible to deploy them on the AWS cloud. That ability can be a game changer.    How businesses save costs through VDI Companies who have invested in VDI solutions are already … [Read more...]

Microsoft RDP and Its Current Usage | Parallels Insights

What Is Microsoft RDP  Microsoft RDP is a multi-channel protocol that allows a user to connect to a computer remotely. It grants remote display and input abilities over network connections for Windows-based applications running on a server. RDP is devised to support various types of network topologies.  How Does It Work?  On the server-side, Microsoft RDP uses the video driver to render display … [Read more...]

Azure VDI: What Happens When You Deliver Virtual Desktops? | Parallels

Azure VDI Azure VDI desktops are virtual desktops delivered through the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Because virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is traditionally served from on-premise servers, what exactly do you gain by putting it in the Azure cloud?  Azure Cloud + VDI = The Best of Both Worlds  You’re probably familiar with the business benefits of cloud services:   Improved business … [Read more...]