Sydney, Australia and VALLETTA, Malta, August 11, 2014Parallels, a global leader in virtual application and mobile device management solutions, is proud to announce successful recent events in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. The events were organized in collaboration with Connector Systems, the official Parallels distributor for the region, to train the channel on the latest version of Parallels Remote Application Server v.12.

The events, which lasted two days, also included a round table about Parallels Remote Application Server and a live demo. The public was able to personally discover and try out the new features: desktop replacement and Windows client manager.

As Owen Baldacchino, Head of Technical Support, Parallels, stated, “I was personally very impressed by the level of technical preparation and the enthusiasm of the audience in Australia. Participants engaged in an interesting discussion on past implementations, providing insight & priceless advice to new resellers.. We are analysing real cases described by customers and evaluating how the implementation of Parallels Remote Application Server can add value to the IT infrastructure.”

Simonetta Mercieca, Parallels Sales Director (APAC), said: “I am delighted that Parallels was welcomed so enthusiastically by the Australian market. Back in May 2014 we firmly decided we wanted to be in the region because the Parallels portfolio fits the needs of this early-IT-adopter market perfectly. It now appears that we are going to close 2014 with double digit growth.”

Australian eventsAbout Connector Systems

Connector Systems is a specialist Value Added Distributor with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Connector Systems is solely focused on working with its channel partners to develop routes and opportunities to market for the vendors that it represents. With the backing of market-leading, global vendors, Connector Systems assists IT resellers to meet the technology needs of their customers regardless of size or industry. Connector Systems provides solutions in the following key areas:

  • Networking and Wireless
  • Security
  • VDI and Thin Client
  • Storage, Backup and Virtualization
  • Industrial Solutions

For more information please contact Atish Singh, Parallels Business Development Manager, email or visit

About Parallels

Parallels, formerly 2X Software is a global leader in virtual desktop, application delivery and mobile device management solutions. Thousands of organisations worldwide trust in the reliability and scalability of Parallels products. Parallels offers a range of solutions to make every organisation’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 stand-alone) 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, organisations will be able to monitor mobile devices for malware and remove inappropriate apps. For additional information, visit or contact Giorgio Bonuccelli by email ( or phone (+356 2258 3800).

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