E2EVC Barcelona – The Expert to Expert Virtualization Conference (E2EVC) is a weekend for IT tech professionals that’s crammed with presentations, master classes, and discussions delivered by both virtualization vendors’ product teams and independent experts. E2EVC has been on tour in Sydney, New York City, and Prague, and their next stop is in Barcelona, Spain, held at the Novotel Barcelona City Hotel between November 17–19, 2017.

Parallels is a golden sponsor of E2EVC Barcelona, and we will hold our speaker session on Saturday, November 18, at 11:40 a.m. During this session, Yury Averkiev (Parallels Senior Program Manager) will introduce Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) and how it delivers windows applications and desktops to any device in a quick and easy-to-manage way. In addition, Yury will discuss the latest improvements in Version 16, such as HTML5 Client customization, support for Turbo.net containers, and VDI desktop delivery improvements.

Learn more about the E2EVC conference.

New Parallels RAS 16 features and updates include: 

  • Extended PowerShell API – Extended Microsoft PowerShell API provides IT with the ability to tackle complex configurations and repetitive tasks with automatic scripts within Microsoft’s task-based command-line shell and scripting language for improved efficiency.  
  • Enhanced iOS and Android mobile experience – Experience increased productivity by using the new Quick Keypad feature, which saves time accessing application menu commands, and by using a Swiftpoint GT Bluetooth iOS mouse. 
  • Parallels HTML5 Client – Improved web-access experience provides instant access to applications, data, and desktops from any HTML5 browser on a desktop or mobile device, from anywhere. 
  • HTML5 Client Customization – Now organizations can easily customize the Parallels HTML5 Client with their company logo, branding, and messaging. 
  • New Service Options for MSPs and ISVs – Service providers can now access VDI solutions compliant with Microsoft SPLA, along with an unlimited number of Windows Servers for Remote Desktop VDI (which can be created without consuming Windows Desktop licenses) such as Windows 7, 8, 10, and Remote Desktop Client Access Licenses (CAL). 
  • Enhanced Security – IT managers can control and restrict setting options available to each user of the Parallels Client by location, time, and device. If a threat is detected, IT admins can remotely lock a device, as well as disable USB devices and clipboard usage. Also, Touch ID® or a passcode can be used for an additional layer of security. 
  • Improved Printing – The easy-to-use enhanced printing redirection is ready right out of the box. Parallels RAS Universal Printing increases printing performance and response time with local printers using server-based desktops or virtual applications. 
  • Linked Clones for VDI – A faster and space-saving option for VDI. 
  • Turbo.net Integration – A fast and easy way to manage multiple application versions. 
  • Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor Support – MSPs and ISVs with Microsoft Services Providers   
  • Licensing Agreements (SPLA) can now use Microsoft Windows Server for VDI deployments. 

 

Learn more about the upgrades Parallels RAS has made in version 16. 



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