Deployed on Azure®

Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) deployed on Azure® provides employees with secure, fast, and reliable access to Windows® applications and server-based desktops. Due to Azure’s global presence, business users have the ability to easily access applications and desktops, receiving a consistent experience on any device and from any location. With files, applications, and desktops secured in Azure and the advanced Parallels RAS security capability, corporate data and sensitive information are protected.

Global Expansion 

Parallels RAS on Azure provides the unique opportunity to offer employees and business partners faster, scalable, and reliable access to corporate applications virtually anywhere, globally.

Redistribute IT Budget for Business Growth

Parallels RAS is an industry-leading, cost-effective solution for virtual application and desktop delivery. Azure's efficient, pay-for-what-you-use model includes virtual hardware, Microsoft® licensing, and a range of advanced services such as disaster recovery. Combining Parallels RAS with Azure, IT departments are able to repurpose a sizable amount of their budget to other pressing projects

Quick Deployment & Seamless Product Roll-Out

The built-in automation capabilities of Parallels RAS simplify deployment and configuration of RAS in the Azure cloud. RAS includes prebuilt Azure virtual machine templates and configuration wizards, allowing a RAS appliance to be fully configured in under 30 minutes. In addition, Parallels RAS offers easy and seamless user enrollment, ensuring no loss of productivity when moving local applications and desktops to virtual instances. 

Affordable Disaster Recovery 

Since Azure's virtual servers are hardware independent, the Parallels RAS sites, farms, applications, and data can be safely and reliably backed up to a second location in real time. Businesses can secure their assets without the cost of a second datacenter or the burden of reloading each server component. 

Universal Access ‘Out of the Box’ 

When Parallels RAS is deployed on Azure, businesses can provide employees immediate and secure access to applications, server-based desktops, data, and folders across the Internet without complex firewall configurations. Parallels RAS on Azure provides instant access to resources on any HTML5 browser.

On-Demand Scalability 

Enable reliable and effective business operations as your organization's workload for specific applications scales up or down. With Parallels RAS on Azure, all additional Parallels RAS components—Publishing Agents, Remote Desktop Services Server, hypervisors, and gateways—can be deployed instantly using the unlimited flexibility of the Azure cloud.

Load Balancing and Failover 

Parallels RAS on Azure supports full active-active redundancy and features built-in load balancing for all RAS components—Publishing Agents, gateways, and  servers—providing redundancy and no single

Hybrid and Cloud Deployment Options

Parallels RAS supports hybrid deployment between on-premise and Azure-based resources. A hybrid cloud provides businesses with flexibility when computing needs change by allowing workloads to be distributed between a private and Azure cloud.  With Parallels RAS, different scenarios can be easily implemented, from adding Terminal Servers to handle extra end users to making cost-effective failover virtual infrastructure.