Public Sector IT Solutions with Parallels RAS

  • Increase government workforce mobility by enabling quick and secure access to applications and desktops on any device, from anywhere.
  • Enhance security by centralizing and monitoring all data, establishing the right level of secure access for every user.
  • Modernize your public sector IT solutions to flexible, agile and hybrid environments.

Parallels RAS Improves Your
Government IT Infrastructure


Enable government workers to enjoy the flexibility of accessing work apps and desktops from anywhere, on any device.


Provide secure, compliant, on-demand access to virtual workspaces and data, reducing the risk of cybersecurity threats


Switch between devices—including tablets and smartphones— in the office, constituencies, or home.

Case Studies

Learn why government organizations have chosen Parallels RAS for application and desktop delivery.

This governmental institution in Northern Italy was looking for a solution to rapidly enable employees to work from home. With Parallels RAS, they were able to quickly provide access to virtual desktops and applications to over 2,000 employees using different devices such as Windows, Mac, tablets, and HTML5 browsers. The government’s IT team is pleased with the security of Parallels RAS, which has enabled the organization to implement multilevel authentication and additional encryption protocols.

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Parallels RAS helped improve the IT infrastructure of the Chelles mayor’s office IT infrastructure by enhancing security, reducing costs and providing employees with more flexibility and tools to boost productivity. Chelles took advantage of the Parallels RAS centralized console to publish and update applications across the entire private cloud network—without any hassles or headaches.

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Parallels RAS won The Govies Government Security Award for “Application Security” by Security Today magazine. Parallels RAS helps organizations comply with security standards, providing a wide range of security-related capabilities including multifactor authentication (MFA), granular access filtering, client policies and encryption protocols.

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Centralize, Secure, and Enhance Government IT

Parallels RAS centralizes management of the IT infrastructure, making it easier to secure and maintain.

Secure government data

With Parallels RAS, government IT departments have complete visibility and granular control over all end-user data sharing activities from a central location. Parallels RAS supports robust authentication mechanisms— such as two-factor authentication (2FA), smart card authentication, and device and IP address granular filtering. A high level of access control, along with monitoring and reporting capabilities, enables IT to manage compliance, information governance, and data protection.

Instant, continuous access

With Parallels RAS, load balancing provides government organizations with consistent, fast, and reliable access to published resources anytime. Parallels RAS is straightforward when building a high-availability environment, which can be accomplished without significant time or budget overhead.

BYOD and CYOD options

Empower government employees to bring your own device (BYOD) or choose your own device (CYOD)or choose their own device. Parallels RAS delivers employees instant and secure access to applications and data on any device, including iPad, Mac, Android, and more.

Kiosk mode deployment

With Parallels RAS, IT administrators can use Kiosk Mode to convert any Windows workstation into a pseudo thin client, reinforcing security. Kiosk Mmode increases control over employees’ activities. It also allows IT to securely repurpose old hardware (such as machines running Windows XP and Windows 7), allowing any PC to work with any Windows application.

Flexibility, Scalability and Improved User Experience

Parallels RAS drives innovation by making Windows applications and desktops available on -demand to any device.

Simple VDI solution

Right out of the box, Parallels RAS is straightforward and easy to implement. IT teams don’t have to worry about complicated setups and installations, allowing them to spend less time on operational aspects and focus on more important projects. Additionally, Parallels RAS has a clear-cut licensing structure compared to other cloud vendors on the market.

Easily scale your IT infrastructure

Instantly scale your server farms up or down to meet demand and effortlessly manage load spikes without any manual action from IT staff. Parallels RAS provides a reliable and easy-to-scale infrastructure that mixes and matches Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi, as well as hyperconverged solutions such as Nutanix Acropolis and HP.

Seamless user experience

Parallels RAS utilizes unique Applification technology, allowing employees to use the native touch gestures of their mobile devices—such as swipe, drag and tap to click or zoom—to improve their productivity while on the go. Enable the use of Touch ID and passcodes to further secure access to your applications, desktops and data.

Single sign-on and AI-based session pre-launch

Single sign-on (SSO) facilitates faster login times by streamlining the management of user identities from different organizations without sharing the local identity database. By leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), Parallels RAS makes applications ready to use when needed, increasing efficiency.