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IT Trends 2016: Taking Windows Applications Beyond Hardware Limits

  1. 1. Parallels Solutions for Business Taking Windows Applications Beyond Hardware Limits
  2. 2. 2 Challenges of a Cross-platform Footprint • Secure, centralized accessibility to business critical applications for employees regardless of device choice • Maintaining control of corporate data while allowing multi-platform options • Lack of internal resources for centralized management of minority hardware footprint • Time investments to support dual-desktops • Budget constraints “Despite issues that come with the bring-your-own- device (BYOD) trend and consumerization of IT, these trends accelerate employee productivity, allow remote access to corporate data, and improves worker flexibility.” -Trend Micro
  3. 3. 5 Empowering Enablement in Business Parallels solutions make it simple for organizations to use and access the applications and files they need, on any device or operating system. Parallels Remote Application Server Allows IT admins to deliver corporate applications remotely to any device. Publish applications and deliver both VDI and RDSH to any device anywhere in the world. Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition Deliver Windows and Windows applications, to employees with Macs - also enables IT admins to centrally deploy and control windows VM images on Macs. Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM Extends your existing SCCM infrastructure to control and manage Macs Parallels Mobile Device Management Manage, track, secure, and control mobile devices and enable enforcement policies for BYOD.
  4. 4. 7 Parallels Remote Application Server RDS & VDI—Simpler, better, more affordable than what you have today.
  5. 5. 8 Introducing Parallels Remote Application Server • Use Windows applications on any mobile device, desktop PC or Mac • Applications are delivered remotely, not locally installed • Processing is done by the server
  6. 6. 9 Why Choose Application and Desktop Delivery BYOD Personal devices & corporate apps Security Ensuring security & compliance Remote & Branch Workers User productivity out of the office PC Refresh Extends hardware lifecycle
  7. 7. 10 How Parallels Remote Application Server Helps Fast Starting Quick time to value & lower TCO Simple Affordable Easy To Use No complex knowledge required User Experience Choose any Device Flexibility VDI & RDS and HALB
  8. 8. 11 1 Concurrent User MSRP (list price) VMware Horizon® 6 $680 Citrix XenApp® and XenDesktop® (VDI) $473 Parallels Remote Application Server $99/year Lowest Acquisition Cost Lower Support Costs Lower Training Cost Unmatched TCO Parallels Remote Application Server offers an acquisition cost that is lower Than anything else available today
  9. 9. Desktop Virtualization Allow access to Windows-based business applications for Mac users with a configurable, policy-compliant solution
  10. 10. 13 Allows IT pros to support Windows®-based business applications for Mac users with a configurable, policy-compliant solution  Single license key and License Management Portal  Policy-compliant  Mass deployment tools  Encrypted virtual machines  24/7 priority phone and email support
  11. 11. 14 Licensing Portal • Unified volume licensing and centralized key management • Create a new Parallels Business Account and add additional administrators for management tasks • View license expirations and usage statistics • Blacklist, deactivate or repurpose licenses Offers vital information, and real-time visibility into licensing activities to easily manage all deployed licenses
  12. 12. 15 • Easily deploy hundreds or thousands of clients through standard software distribution tools • Deploy gold images as virtual machines • Create preconfigured installation packages Simplified Mass Deployments & Administration
  13. 13. 17 Leaving security in the hands of end users is not an option • Lockdown and encrypt • Eliminates third-party products and in-product notifications • Configurable software update policy • Optional local update server Secure Company Data
  14. 14. Manage Apple Hardware via Microsoft SCCM Control and manage Macs the same way you do PCs
  15. 15. 21 • Discovery & Enrollment • Inventory • Enforce Compliance • Administer FileVault 2 • Software & Patch deployment • Self-Service Application Portal • OS X image deployment • Reporting Manage Macs with SCCM and Parallels Mac Management Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Parallels Mac Management for SCCM
  16. 16. 22 • Parallels Proxy a service app that acts as a proxy between SCCM and Macs. • Parallels Mac Client enables communication between the Mac computer and the Proxy. • Admin Console Extensions extend the Config Manager console to provide a graphical UI enabling you to manage Macs. Deploying Parallels Mac Management
  17. 17. 25 Parallels Mac Management vs. SCCM 2012 R2 Parallels Mac Management SCCM 2012 R2 Discovery and Enrollment Network discovery and automatic enrollment  Manual enrollment   Inventory Hardware and software inventory   Collect AppleCare warranty status  Compliance Deploy Mac OS X Configuration Profiles  Easy to use OS X Configuration Profile editor  Push scripts as SCCM Configuration Items   Enable FileVault 2 encryption  Escrow and retrieve FileVault 2 personal keys 
  18. 18. 26 Parallels Mac Management vs. SCCM 2012 R2 Parallels Mac Management SCCM 2012 R2 Software and Patch Deployment Deploy software via SCCM Package Deployment  Deploy software via SCCM Application Deployment   Self-Service Application Portal for Macs  Silent & interactive deployment modes  Mac OS X Image Deployment Deploy Mac OS X images via SCCM  Remote Assistance Remote Assistance via VNC and SSH  Configuration Works without PKI infrastructure 
  19. 19. 28 Contact us with questions! (425) 282-6400 Visit us online: Parallels Blog @ParallelsBiz Parallels Corporate and Academic Licensing Team