Reduced hardware requirements, simplified desktop management, and mobility solutions are the three important aspects that make desktop virtualization inevitable for most businesses. According to CIO Insight, 15 million applications are already deployed in virtual infrastructures, and 86% of server loads are expected to be virtualized by 2016. XenDesktop and XenApp from Citrix are popular broker […]
Ever since Citrix announced the End-of-Life (EOL) of XenApp for August 2016, IT administrators have been under immense pressure to make their migration plans as soon as possible. XenApp v4.5 and v5 will be supported until the end of 2015, while v6 will be EOL in the next three years. To get support after the […]
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Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, the desktop virtualization software from Citrix for small and medium-sized businesses, is coming to an end. In the Q4 2012 Citrix Systems Earnings Call, Citrix CEO Mark Templeton announced its End of Life (EOL). The end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 will be on 24 August 2016. Citrix acquired VDI-in-a-Box from […]
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With technology enabling professionals to work from anywhere, IT outsourcing has become a business need, therefore a business opportunity. It appears to be an added expense at first glance, but businesses ultimately save money by outsourcing, as Managed Service Providers (MSPs) provide similar services to multiple customers, which lowers the cost. By delegating server deployment, […]
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Featured image courtesy of Bridgwater College. “2X will remain at the core of our ICT delivery well into the future.” – Dave Foster, Head of IT Services, Bridgwater College Company Overview Bridgwater College in Somerset is a highly successful multi-site provider of education and training, boasting Beacon status and an Ofsted Outstanding rating. It […]
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To meet growing business demands efficiently, organizations are turning to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). When paired with a connection broker, VDI offers a centralized and simplified desktop management system with improved security and a rich end user experience. However, the cost and complexity involved in managing VDI networks is a concern for small and medium-sized […]
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Raspberry Pi is a very low-cost computer with a Linux-based OS. Parallels 2X Remote Application Server (RAS) enables you to transform this $35 device into a complete workstation. The advent of Raspberry Pi in early 2012 has created a revolution in computing circles. With a price tag of $35 and support for variants of Linux […]
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Screenshot courtesy of Microsoft Ignite. Parallels®, a global leader in cross-platform solutions (parallels.com/about), will exhibit at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago, IL, May 4-8 (Booth 111) and demo its new Parallels® 2X Remote Application Server (RAS), Parallels® Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and Parallels Desktop® for Mac Business Edition, a […]
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Dr. Martens logo courtesy of Wikipedia under Fair Use. Parallels® announced today that global clothing and footwear brand Dr. Martens has selected Parallels 2X® Remote Application Server (RAS), parallels.com/ras, to deliver applications to its employees. Dr. Martens uses Parallels 2X RAS to provide secure access to core business applications from multiple locations through multiple devices, […]
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