New Agreement Allows Parallels to Reach 60,000 Value-Added Resellers

Dallas, TX, Jan. 25, 2012 — Parallels, formerly 2X Software, global leader in virtual desktop and application delivery solutions, today announced an agreement with Tech Data Corporation, one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products. With this agreement in place, Parallels virtual desktop and application delivery solutions will be distributed through Tech Data’s worldwide network of over 60,000 value added resellers (VARs).

Parallels’s flagship product, Parallels Remote Application Server, combines the best in application delivery and virtual desktop (VDI) management by allowing administrators to publish applications and virtual desktops from an all-in-one platform. Experience the full benefits of desktop virtualization and improve desktop manageability, security, accessibility and performance by delivering virtual desktops and applications to Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iOS from any virtualization platform, rather than installing locally, while enjoying additional features like complete universal printing and scanning, virtual desktop pooling and templates, full RDP 7 and RemoteFX compatibility and more.

“Our StreamOne partnership with Parallels confirms Tech Data’s commitment to provide our customers with innovative software that will continue to help them meet their business goals,” said Stacy Nethercoat, Vice President of Software Product Marketing for Tech Data. “By offering Parallels Remote Application Server, our network of resellers are able to provide business value and an innovative solution to end-users.”

"We are extremely pleased to be represented by Tech Data,” said Nikolaos Makris, CEO of Parallels. “Parallels products are a perfect fit for the Tech Data reseller network, and we recognize the value of Tech Data’s reputation within the partner channel. As a result, we expect this will further grow the Parallels brand among value-added resellers worldwide.”

To see Parallels offerings within the StreamOne Solutions Store, visit www.techdata.com/streamone/.

About Tech Data

Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $24.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.

About Parallels

Parallels 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, H&B Foods, McKesson, Advance Auto Parts, Mazda and more. Click here to see a full customer list, selected testimonials from satisfied Parallels administrators, and recent Parallels  product awards.

Contact Ryan Pope at +18669706262, or for more information, please visit: http://www.2x.com.



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