IDC MarketScape report placed Parallels Remote Application Server as a “Major Player” in virtual desktop and application delivery to any device.

Successful IT decision makers read the latest independent research, such as this IDC MarketScape report, to make informed decisions about which leading software solution is best for their organization’s needs. The IDC MarketScape report stated, “Based on the quality of the supplier submission and briefing coupled with the reference interviews and surveys, IDC placed Parallels in the Major Players category in this 2016 study.”

“One of the biggest strengths that Parallels RAS brings to the market is simplicity. This, by itself, was one of the reasons Parallels was highly rated by references—because of the integration of its VCC software,” according to IDC MarketScape.

“Parallels sells at a significantly lower cost point than premium products sold by larger VCC vendors,” per the report. “Based on the quality of the submission and briefing coupled with reference interviews and surveys, IDC placed Parallels in the Major Players category in this 2016 study.”

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What is RAS?

Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is a comprehensive virtual application and desktop delivery solution that allows your employees to use and access applications and data from any device. Seamless and easy to deploy, configure, and maintain, Parallels RAS supports both Microsoft RDS and major hypervisors. Learn More »

SOURCE: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software 2016 Vendor Assessment, by Rob Young and David Laing, Nov 2016, IDC Doc#US40700016.

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles. Vendor year-over-year growth rate relative to the given market is indicated by a plus, neutral or minus next to the vendor name.