Valletta, MALTA and Dallas, TEXAS, AUGUST 6th, 2014Parallels, a global leader in virtual application and mobile device management solutions, today announced the release of the Parallels Remote Application Server version 12.

“The release of Parallels RAS v.12 is an important milestone. On the basis of thorough market research we have developed an impressive set of  new features; the best of our findings were embodied in this new product. Parallels RAS v.12 will help the IT administrator create the most efficient and productive environment ever. The revolutionary Parallels Client Manager works on all Windows Clients with numerous new capabilities. The IT manager can now control, manage and support Windows Clients from A to Z. Parallels RAS v.12 makes it easier than ever before to keep your applications, desktops and clients up and running.”

Giorgio Bonuccelli

Marketing Director, Parallels

Parallels Remote Application Server allows the delivery of virtual desktops and applications from a central server location. It provides continuous availability and resource-based load balancing, and complete end-to-end network transparency for administrators. It delivers applications and desktops from Citrix, VMware and Hyper-V servers to any device, accessible from anywhere. This results in significant savings on administration and support.

Parallels RAS v.12 – New Features

  • The Client Manager module is now able to fully manage all Windows workstations: XP, 7, 8 & 8.1.
  • Shadowing your Windows machines for faster and better troubleshooting is possible on the full desktop. You can shadow both local and remote applications at the same time.
  • Integrated Parallels LifeCyclePlus in Client Manager to transform your Windows XP PCs into thin clients.
  • It is now possible to control – from the RAS console – the power options of the client, such as Boot, Logoff, Shutdown and Reboot.

About Parallels Remote Application Server (Parallels RAS)

Easy to configure and install, Parallels RAS can be set up in less than five minutes. Parallels RAS enables businesses to set up their own environment, and store and secure data centrally, allowing them to reduce their security risks. When using Parallels RAS, sensitive data never leave the datacenter, and the connection between the user and server is encrypted, thus minimizing any violation of your assets. Parallels RAS delivers Windows applications to any user irrespective of the operating system, computer or mobile device being used. For example, Parallels RAS can deliver MS Office to your iPad users. Working remotely has never been easier. Read more

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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