Parallels Acquires 2X Software

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Renton, WA, U.S.A and Dallas, TX – Feb. 25, 2015 – Parallels (www.parallels.com), a global leader in cross-platform solutions, today announced it has acquired 2X Software (www.2x.com), a worldwide leader in application virtualization, remote application delivery, and mobile device management solutions. Read More 
“Parallels mission is to provide the best technology and experience for businesses, employees and individuals to access and use any applications and files on any device, anywhere, anytime,” said Parallels President Jack Zubarev. “We see huge synergies with Parallels Access and Parallels Desktop products and are excited about the potential 2X solutions brings to us. We also welcome 2X’s experienced and talented team of engineers and employees who will join us to continue creating the best cross-platform software solutions.”2X Software’s products include the award winning 2X Remote Application Server (2X RAS), providing platform independent virtual desktop, application delivery and integrated Windows client management from a single software package to any modern operating system, as well as to mobile devices including smartphones and tablets. Its 2X Mobile Device Management (2X MDM) offers a complementary (or stand-alone) solution that enables customers to monitor and manage corporate and employee-owned mobile devices.

Key advantages of 2X RAS include its well-rounded feature set, and an easy and simple implementation and deployment experience. Businesses can install 2X RAS in 30 minutes and fully deploy it in a few hours, compared to this taking many weeks or months for competing solutions.

Parallels Cross-Platform Solutions

Parallels suite of cross-platform solutions, which are now complemented by 2X Software’s remote application publishing and MDM, also include:

Parallels Access – The fastest, easiest, and most reliable remote access to your computer from anywhere with iPad, iPhone, Android tablets and phones or another computer. Access all your applications, files, and computers in one place, and use desktop applications as if they were designed for your mobile device.

Parallels Desktop for Mac – The easiest, fastest and most powerful solution for running Windows on a Mac without rebooting. It has been the #1 choice of Mac users for more than eight years, with more than five million copies sold.

Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition – The simplest and most powerful solution for delivering Windows and Windows applications to employees with Macs.

Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) – This plugin makes Microsoft SCCM 2012 the most robust platform for managing Mac computers by leveraging existing infrastructure, business skills, processes and systems.

About Parallels

Parallels is a global leader in cross-platform solutions. Parallels began operations in 2000 and is a fast-growing company with more than 900 employees in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Visit parallels.com for more information. Welcome 2X Customers

 

Media Contacts:

John Uppendahl, Vice President of Communications, juppendahl@parallels.com, 425.282.1734

Keely Hopkins, Bite Communications for Parallels, keely.hopkins@bitecommunications.com, 415.365.0361

Parallels and the Parallels logo are registered trademarks of Parallels IP Holdings GmbH in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

 

Giorgio Bonuccelli is a Marketing and Communications Director at Parallels. Giorgio has extensive experience in cloud computing and virtualization, with a background of many years in multinational corporations (Dell, EMC and McAfee). In his career he has filled different roles, from sales to training and marketing. This wide-ranging experience and flexibility helps him simplify concepts and write content that is easy to read and understandable even by newcomers to the subject. As a blogger and technical writer he has published more than 1000 papers.