Solutions for Retail

  • Improve productivity by accessing retail applications on the go, from any store or warehouse, on any device.
  • Reinforce data security while adhering to data compliance regulations without compromising end-user productivity.
  • Improve agility and responsiveness by scaling your IT infrastructure on demand and centrally managing multi-cloud deployments.

Help Your Retail Business Succeed
with Parallels RAS


Make Windows desktop applications available on any device—even legacy line-of-business (LOB) applications.


Share crucial data and documents securely across various channels whenever required.


Track the status of consignments, inventories and digital documents on the go from any device.

Case Studies

Learn why retail organizations have chosen Parallels RAS for application delivery and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).

Forever Living

Founded in Arizona, Forever Living Products and its affiliates are leaders in the production and distribution of wellness and beauty products. After looking at the leading options, Forever Living chose Parallels RAS, which allowed the business to interchangeably use VDI and RDS to publish applications and desktops. Employees are pleased that they can use Windows, Mac®, Linux and iOS operating systems to access their office work.

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Graybar Canada is a wholesale distributor. Their previous application delivery solution stopped functioning properly and the IT team struggled to manage the over 400 concurrent users. Following the fast deployment of Parallels RAS, the business could provide secure, easy-to-use virtual application access to its employees working on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and Microsoft Surface devices—plus any device with access to an HTML5 web browser.

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Automation 24

Automation24 GmbH is an online shop for automation technology that needed to offer remote access to enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to around 30 employees. They wanted a streamlined connection to offer a more seamless experience to employees on their devices from anywhere and decided to choose Parallels RAS. This has empowered the company to adopt a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy; employees can install the Parallels RAS client on their personal devices that they’re most comfortable using.

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Streamline Retail IT

Easily create personalized buying experiences, simplify warehouse and
distribution management and accelerate the speed to market.

Quick installation and deployment

Simplify the deployment and maintenance of IT infrastructures by utilizing configuration wizards and automated processes. Parallels RAS allows IT staff to manage farms in a multi-cloud environment from a single pane of glass.

Simplified management

Simplify application and desktop management, upgrades and installations from a central console. Users have instant access to the latest software version from workstations, thin clients and mobile devices—without local configuration.

Tighten security

Secure applications, prevent unintentional disclosure of confidential information and help to maintain compliance with information security regulations such as PCI-DSS. Restrict access to sensitive material based on user, Active Directory group, MAC address, IP address, incoming gateway, two-factor authentication and smart card authentication.

Flexible Access

Parallels RAS drives innovation by making Windows applications and desktops available on demand.

Run legacy and new applications on any device

Retailers have developed custom-tailored software, from warehouse management systems (WMS) to inventory and point of sale (POS) management. Parallels RAS allows organizations to run their legacy applications alongside new applications on any device, including mobile and any web browser.

Simple VDI solution

Parallels RAS is straightforward and easy to implement. Retailers don’t have to worry about complicated setups when implementing an out-of-the-box virtualization solution like Parallels RAS. Additionally, Parallels RAS has a clear-cut licensing structure compared to other cloud vendors on the market.

Mobile-empowered customer service

Provide retail employees instant and secure access to line-of-business (LOB) applications and data on any device—including Windows, Mac, HTML5 web browsers, iOS, Android and more. With mobile-enabled resources, employees can obtain information directly at their fingertips while providing optimum customer service.