July 28, 2016 5:12 AM ET


Company Overview of Parallels, Inc.

Company Overview

Parallels, Inc. offers virtualization and automation software for desktop computing, server virtualization, datacenter automation, billing and business automation, and server control panels. The company’s products include Plesk Control Panel, which is designed for the management and administration of Websites, and automation of tasks; Desktop to run Mac OS X and Windows, and to drag-and-drop files between desktops; Workstation for Windows and Linux; Servers for Mac Beta; Mac Management that enables IT departments to discover, enroll, and manage Mac machines; Virtuozzo Containers; Linux shared hosting solution for service providers; and Parallels Transporter, an application that makes the mov...

660 SW 39th Street

Suite 205

Renton, WA 98057

United States





Key Executives for Parallels, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer
President of Consumer and Business Worldwide and Director
Senior Vice President of Virtualization and Storage
Chief Software Engineer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Parallels, Inc. Key Developments

Tech Data to Offer Parallels, Inc.'s Remote Application Server to SMBs, Educational Institutions and MSPs

Tech Data has partnered with Parallels, Inc. to offer UK and Ireland resellers Parallels Remote Application Server, for the seamless delivery of virtual desktops and Windows applications to any device without expensive infrastructure. The agreement brings added potential for partners to drive sales in the growing Workspace as a Service (WaaS) market which was valued at $7.47 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.1% from 2015 to 2022. Demand for virtualised desktops and applications is growing fast and the Parallels Remote Application Server solution presents a great opportunity for resellers in a number of markets, according to Nick Stancliffe, Software Business Development Manager at Tech Data.

Parallels Releases First RDP Client for Raspberry Pi

Parallels announced the release of the first RDP client for Raspberry Pi, giving organizations the ability to transform the low-cost device into a complete workstation. For the first time since Raspberry Pi’s launch in 2012, users can use any application remotely and use full remote desktops published by Parallels 2X Remote Application Server (RAS). Parallels will exhibit at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago, IL, May 4-8 and demo Parallels 2X RAS working with Raspberry Pi as a low-cost way for IT managers to increase employee efficiency with cross-platform application delivery. For the first time ever, a low-cost and small Raspberry Pi computer, pictured attached to a monitor and keyboard, can be transformed by Parallels 2X Remote Application Server software into a complete workstation that can access Windows virtual applications such as Excel and remote desktops, providing IT managers a low-cost way to increase employee efficiency with cross-platform application delivery. Parallels 2X RAS enables the delivery of applications to any device, including Chromebook notebook computers, Windows PCs, Mac computers, Linux workstations, Android and iOS devices, the Windows Phone, HTML5 browsers, and now, Raspberry Pi. Over the last few years, Raspberry Pi has become a cost-effective computing device. Now, Parallels 2X RAS offers support for Raspberry Pi, empowering businesses across various industries, from manufacturing to healthcare to education, to take advantage of low-cost clients, virtual desktops, and applications.

Parallels Announces the Latest Version of Its Office 365 APS Package

Parallels announced the latest version of its Office 365 APS package which will support Microsoft partners participating in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program (CSP). The CSP APS package for Office 365 provides Microsoft CSP partners with a solution for automating customer on-boarding, service delivery, bundling related cloud services and building a reseller channel. The Microsoft CSP program will increase the number of Microsoft Office 365 resellers worldwide. The CSP program requires participating Microsoft channel partners to own the entire Office 365 customer relationship including provisioning, billing, invoicing, support and administration. Parallels proven experience automating Microsoft cloud solutions is a key reason many CSP partners will launch Office 365 using Parallels Automation. Using the Parallels Automation platform, partners have already delivered more than 1.5 million Office 365 and Exchange business class e-mail seats. The Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program opens up a new opportunity for the Microsoft channel partners who deploy Parallels Automation will be immediately ready to offer new Microsoft CSP cloud services as they become available. Key advantages of the new CSP APS package: Automatic APS package updates to the Office 365 APIs as Microsoft issues them. Plug-and-play APS platform integration eliminates coding and integration complexity and accelerates time to market. Ability to bundle a wide range of complementary add-on services and tools, as well as other services including Web Hosting, IaaS and SaaS solutions, such as security, backup and mobile device management, together with Office 365 for greater upsell and cross-sell potential.

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