London, UK and Dallas, TEXAS, December 15th, 2014Parallels, a global leader in mobile device management and virtual application solutions, today announced that Parallels Mobile Device Management has received a GOLD Award from VirtualizationAdmin.com.

VirtualizationAdmin.com, a leading virtualization resource site, today published its review of Parallels MDM after running tests for two months. Remote Control, App management and outstanding Geo localization allowed Parallels to earn this important recognition.

Parallels Mobile Device Management was added to the Parallels portfolio in June 2014 and it quickly gained an important role in the market. Its unique features allow IT managers to easily control mobile device fleets. Location History and the incomparable Remote Control helped Parallels attract interest from customers in this crowded market.

“We have been collaborating with VirtualizationAdmin.com since Parallels started, and we trust and value their judgment. A Gold award affirms the positive feedback we receive every day from the many companies that try out our product. We are very proud of this result for Parallels MDM and it confirms that our R&D teams are moving in the right direction.” Giorgio Bonuccelli, Parallels Marketing Director.

2X MDM GOLD Award2Quotes from Product Review: Parallels MDM GOLD Award

“I was very pleased with the signup process...Kudos to Parallels for making the process so simple and painless. I wish more software companies would follow Parallels’s lead.” Read More 

“The enrollment process proved to be simple, and should be well within the abilities of most users.” Read More 

“I have to confess that I was unfamiliar with Apple’s procedure for requesting certificates, but Parallels provided really good documentation that guided me through the process in a matter of less than five minutes.” Read More 

“... I got the feeling that the software was well thought out and that Parallels had covered all of the most important aspects of mobile device management. However, there were two things that I found to be especially well done...The first thing that I really liked was the Configure Alerts interface...The other thing that I really liked was the group policies…What really impressed me was the way that the settings were blended to support multiple mobile operating systems.” Read More 

“...remote control capabilities are more or less unheard of when it comes to mobile device management. One of the really unique capabilities found in Parallels Mobile Device Management is the ability to remotely control Android devices...I have to give Parallels credit for doing something that to the best of my knowledge nobody else has done by providing remote control capabilities for Android.” Read More 

“That process [wiping a device] worked flawlessly.” Read More 

“When I tried...[the Location History] feature, I expected to see GPS coordinates. Surprisingly, the GPS coordinates were accompanied with the physical address where the device was used and a map of the location. In my tests, the address was correct and the map was only off by about 50 feet. I was really impressed by how well the location history works.” Read More 

“All in all I really like Parallels MDM...I am giving Parallels  MDM a rating of 4.5, which is a VirtualizationAdmin.com Gold Award.”  Read More  Brien Posey

About the Reviewer

Brien Posey is an MCSE and has won the Microsoft MVP award for the last two years. Brien has written over 3000 technical articles and written or contributed material to 27 books. In addition to his technical writing, Brien is the co-founder of Relevant Technologies and also serves the IT community through his own website at www.brienposey.com. Brien routinely speaks at IT conferences and is involved in a wide variety of other technology-related projects. Prior to becoming a freelance author, Brien served as CIO for a chain of hospitals. He has also served as a Network Administrator for the Department of Defense at Fort Knox, and for some of the United States’ largest insurance companies.

About VirtualizationAdmin.com

VirtualizationAdmin.com (http://www.VirtualizationAdmin.com) is a leading virtualization resource site, attracting over 170,000 administrators and specialists every month. The site provides the latest virtualization news, articles and tutorials by leading virtualization experts, message boards, an exclusive FAQ, software listings and product reviews. VirtualizationAdmin.com forms part of a group of sites run by TechGenix Ltd., including http://www.windowsnetworking.com – a comprehensive Windows Networking resource site; http://www.msexchange.org, a Microsoft Exchange Server resource site; http://www.windowsecurity.com, a Windows security resource site; http://www.isaserver.org, a Microsoft ISA Server resource site; and http://www.cloudcomputingadmin.com, a Cloud Technologies resource site.

About Parallels

Parallels is a global leader in virtual desktop, application delivery and mobile device management,solutions. Thousands of organizations worldwide trust in the reliability and scalability of Parallels products. Parallels offers a range of solutions to make every organization’s shift to cloud computing simple and affordable.The company’s product line includes the award-winning Parallels Remote Application Server (Parallels RAS), providing platform-independent virtual desktop, application delivery and integrated thin client management from a single software package to any modern operating system, as well as to mobile devices including smartphones and tablets. Parallels Mobile Device Manager (Parallels MDM) offers a complementary (or standalone) solution that enables Parallels’s customers to monitor and manage corporate and employee-owned mobile devices. With Parallels MDM, customers will be able to track their devices and remotely lock or delete data if a device is lost or stolen. In addition, organizations will be able to monitor mobile devices for malware and remove inappropriate apps. For additional information, visit www.2x.com or contact Giorgio Bonuccelli by email (Giorgio.Bonuccelli@2x.com) or phone (+356 2258 3800).



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