Webinar: Address Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops issues with Parallels RAS

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By attending this webinar, you'll learn why thousands of organizations have already switched to Parallels RAS improving UX while reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO). 

Lower Licensing Cost.

Parallels RAS is aggressively priced, with an all-inclusive yearly subscription model that makes application and desktop delivery services more affordable.

Reduce Complexity.

Easy to deploy, configure, and maintain, Parallels RAS allows organizations to reduce IT complexity while increasing staff and users’ productivity.

No Expensive Add-ons.

Parallels RAS is a full-featured, modular, cost-effective application delivery and VDI solution. It does not require third-party add-ons for load balancing, printing redirection, monitoring, reporting, and more.

Register to our upcoming session on 2nd of April, at 10:00 AM PST!

What is Parallels RAS

Parallels RAS is a comprehensive application virtualization and VDI solution that enables employees to access applications and desktops from any device or platform. Straightforward to deploy and maintain, Parallels RAS supports Microsoft RDSH, Citrix XenServer, VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Nutanix Acropolis (AHV), and KVM. 

Why You Should Switch

Parallels RAS is a cost-effective VDI and application delivery solution that allows employees to access and use applications, desktops, and data from any device. It’s easy to deploy, migrate, configure, and maintain. It improves security and compliance requirements and reduces total cost of ownership (TCO).

The easiest way to deliver and manage virtual Windows applications to any device!

  • Easy Migration

    The migration process from XenApp can be time-consuming, complex, and in most cases requires expensive consulting services. Parallels RAS makes the migration process easier with a free migration tool that automates most of the processes. Using Microsoft Power-shell scrips the Citrix XenApp settings are seamlessly migrated to Parallels RAS.

  • Leader in Cost-Effective Application Delivery

    Parallels RAS delivers Windows applications and virtual desktops to any device, anywhere. Efficiently manage Microsoft RDS and VDI while benefitting from a better mobile experience than Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops—at a fraction of the cost.

  • Brilliant Mobile Experience

    Parallels RAS provides access to desktop applications as if they were native applications on iPhone®, iPad®, and Android devices, making your employees truly productive on the go. With Parallels RAS mobile clients, employees are able to use native iOS and Android controls to interact with desktop applications, and smart optimizations allow the use of desktop applications even on the small screens of mobile phones.

  • Simpler and Less Expensive than Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops

    Parallels RAS is a one-stop solution; you do not need to purchase some different software solutions to build a fully scalable, high-availability application and VDI solution. There are no hidden costs or surprises.

  • Single-Pane-of-Glass Solution

    Parallels RAS provides IT administrators a centralized dashboard for monitoring and efficiently managing devices redirection, users, servers, gateways, reporting, and workload balancing. IT staff can focus on core duties without dealing with unnecessary complexity.

  • Easy to Use

    Parallels RAS is easy to deploy, manage, and maintain. Complex administrative tasks are streamlined using wizards and pre-configured templates. For example, setting up Microsoft RDS roles, publishing virtual applications, deploy VMs and enrolling new users can be achieved in just a few clicks.

  • Parallels RAS is Flexible, Affordable, and Cloud-Ready

    Parallels RAS offers flexible deployment models, allowing organizations to leverage different technologies in multiple scenarios while reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). Organizations can leverage a flexible infrastructure, mixing and matching RDSH, VDI, hypervisors, hyper-converged systems, and hybrid and public clouds. Our technology helps meet business requirements such as workforce mobility, scaling the infrastructure, and budget constraints.

  • Instant Provisioning Services (PVS)

    Parallels RAS allows IT administrators to provision remote desktop session hosts automatically without the complexity of Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) while enabling the farm to auto-scale based on concurrent user workload.


Parallels RAS is Flexible, Affordable, and Cloud-Ready

Parallels RAS is a cost-effective VDI and application delivery solution that allows employees to access and use applications, desktops, and data from any device. It’s easy to deploy, migrate, configure, and maintain. It improves security and compliance requirements and reduces total cost of ownership (TCO).

  • Brilliant Mobile Experience

    Provide users with instant and secure access to applications and data on any device. Allow Windows native apps to interact with iOS and Android touch gestures.

  • HTML5 Client

    Applications, data, and desktops are accessible from any HTML5 browser without local Parallels clients installed.

  • Secure and Simple

    Help replace paperwork with a simple and reliable IT system allowing your organizations to securely access ERPs from any device and any location without compromising HIPAA, PCI-DSS or other data regulation policies.

  • Resource Based Load Balancing

    Deliver user performance by effectively distributing end user traffic and workload across multiple gateways and RD session hosts.

  • Instant Continous Access

    Parallels RAS components can be deployed in multi-active/passive or multi-active/active mode, and are load balanced, reducing the risk of downtime while providing a seamless end-user experience.

  • Universal Printing

    Allow users to print documents and forms from devices of choice: Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android, or HTML5 browsers.

Parallels RAS Customer Stories

Migrating to Parallels RAS Is Good for Your Business

Reduce Complexity

Scaling up Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops is complex and requires additional licenses, financial resources, and often third-party technical expertise.

Cut Costs

Parallels RAS offers savings on licensing and doesn’t require expensive add-ons, such as NetScaler, therefore reducing TCO.

Get an All-In-One Solution

Retain all the application delivery and VDI features you need at a fraction of the cost. Load balancing, printing redirection, and monitoring are ready out-of-the-box without additional cost.

Access Free Training

Fast ramp-up for IT staff thanks to our free training and intuitive management console.

Parallels RAS Overview

Our Approach

Parallels RAS is a cost-effective application delivery and VDI solution, that allows your employees to access and use applications, desktops and data from any device. Easy to deploy, configure, and maintain, Parallels RAS provides organizations with a seamless application delivery and VDI experience while reducing TCO and improving security. Learn more

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Citrix Xenapp Migration Tool

Use our free Citrix XenApp 6.x migration tool to quickly switch to Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) and start leveraging the most cost-effective, highest-performing, and easy-to-use VDI and application delivery solution.

Migration to Parallels RAS is quick and simple—and now with our migration tool, it’s completely automated. Download the infographic.

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