Parallels Updates Remote Application Server for PCs, Macs
Parallels Remote Application Server v15 brings Windows applications and desktops to employees on any device, anywhere in the world.In the great wide world of information technology, Parallels may be the most cross-functional of all software makers. The company's sole purpose for years has been to connect PC and Macintosh desktops across their inherent operating-system boundaries and enable people to create and share work from any computer to any other connected device. Parallels made its reputation developing and marketing software that enables Windows OS and its apps to run seamlessly on Apple laptops and tablets. The company now does about two-thirds of its business on the service provider side; it's a major international player in hosting and cloud services enablement and other cross-platform packages. In recent years, Parallels has expanded its product line to connect PC and Mac desktops/laptops to various mobile phones and tablets. It's currently in version 11 of its Windows-to-Macintosh exchange desktop, so it has iterated a lot and improved the efficiency of its products in great measure over the years. Latest Remote App Server Now Simpler to Use
On Feb. 3, the Renton, Wash.-based company again moved ahead with the launch of Parallels Remote Application Server v15, which brings Windows applications and desktops to employees on any device, anywhere in the world.
- eliminates the need for IT administrators to manually set up each device;
- enables seamless support for more devices, including PC, Mac, Chromebook, Linux, iOS, Android and Raspberry Pi;
- transforms devices into thin terminals, extending hardware life and saving money;
- integrates the intuitive iOS and Android clients from Parallels Access, enabling employees to use familiar touch and gestures on their tablets and phones with applications from Windows XP to Windows 10;
- Chrome OS Client updates that support Microsoft RemoteFX and peripheral redirection to offer a high-end graphics application delivery;
- Windows, Mac and Linux client configuration policy security with extended administrator capabilities to secure data and application access while preventing illegitimate user access; and
- built-in support for additional security technology, such as SafeNet, DeepNet and RADIUS authentication.