Dallas, TX, February 17, 2012 – Parallels, formerly 2X Software, the leading cloud computing software developer, announced today that MacDonald Training Center,a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has successfully deployed the Parallels Remote Application Server to staff members, with impressive results.MacDonald Training Center (MTC), offers people with disabilities living in and around Tampa, Florida key services to allow them to improve their everyday lives. This includes vocational skills training, community living and employment services.

Needing a trusted, reliable hosting provider, MTC looked to DataTech, a Florida-based Parallels hosting provider and value-added reseller. DataTech provided a powerful, yet cost-effective solution, given the organization’s budgetary limitations.Scott Dollar of DataTech explains that the company “wanted to provide MTC with an extremely reliable application and desktop delivery solution, hosted in our datacenter that met the organization’s needs in an extremely affordable way.” While Citrix was initially considered as a possible choice, Dollar notes that both Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop were “far beyond the price point for their budget.” Having recommended Parallels to other customers in the past, Dollar was pleased to use Parallels Remote Application Server as “a perfect solution for providing MacDonald trainees and employees with quick, easy application and desktop delivery from any location, allowing worker productivity to soar.”

MTC staff have since found Parallels Remote Application Server to be a great fit from its ease of use and simple, intuitive interface, while its unparalleled affordability allowed such cloud computing benefits to become a workplace reality.Using the Parallels Client to access remotely, has greatly increased productivity and given more flexibility to MacDonald Training Center staff. The organization is currently in the process using the Parallels Client on AndroidSamsung Galaxy Tablet device and it is working seamlessly.

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Parallels, formerly 2X Software is a global leader of desktop and application delivery, remote access and cloud computing solutions. Thousands of enterprises worldwide trust in the reliability and scalability of Parallels products. Cloud computing is shifting from a competitive advantage to an operational necessity. Parallels offers a range of solutions to make every company’s leap to cloud computing simple and affordable, backed by the engineering excellence and expertise of the Parallels development team. Notable Parallels customers include Fox News, Harvard University, McKesson, Advance Auto Parts, Mazda and more. For more information, please visit: http://www.2x.com.
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