Parallels releases Remote Application Server 17

brianmadden | June 18, 2019

Today, Parallels released the latest version of their VDI and RDSH product, Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) 17.RAS 17 includes a lot of modern new features, but the bigger story is that Parallels is all in on being one of the cheaper and easier desktop virtualization products on the market. For some context, over the last few years Ive definitely run across a portion of the desktop virtualization community that isnt aware of Parallels RAS. When you say Parallels,some people think of Parallels Desktop, the type-2 hypervisor that competes with VMware Fusion. Parallels Remote Application Server, the VDI and RDSH product, came from 2X Software, which Parallels acquired back in 2015; 2X had previously acquired Terminal-Services.NET, founded by Claudio Rodrigues, back in 2005. In the latest turn of events, Parallels was acquired by Corel last December.

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