Parallels RAS and Scale Computing Deliver an Enhanced VDI Experience

Scale Computing with Parallels RAS provides seamless application delivery while reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO) and improving security.

  • A turnkey virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that’s simple to deploy and maintain.
  • Support as your business grows and changes—while helping keep costs under control.
  • A consistent user experience across virtual applications and desktops.

Why Choose VDI?

Many organizations benefit from VDI as it helps simplify IT management, increase data security, enable remote connectivity from any device, and save costs. However, many traditional VDI and application publishing software solutions are quite complex, requiring several weeks of setup and management by full-time system administrators.

The cost and complexity of VDI is greatly reduced thanks to the introduction of software defined, hyperconverged platforms like the Scale Computing HC3 platform and an affordable comprehensive virtual desktop and application publishing solution: Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS).

An Overview of Parallels RAS

Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is an all-in-one application delivery and VDI solution that enables users to work remotely from anywhere, on any device, at any time.

This cloud-ready software empowers organizations to:

  • Centralize IT infrastructure management.
  • Integrate with Azure Virtual Desktop.
  • Streamline multi-cloud deployment.
  • Improve IT process automation.

Its flexible and scalable architecture enables organizations to adapt to critical business demands quickly. Key benefits include:

  • Outstanding user experience (UX) on any device.
  • Enhanced data security.
  • IT agility and business readiness.
  • Easy deployment, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Reduced total cost of ownership (TCO).
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Scale Computing HC3 Platform

Scale Computing is an industry leader in virtualization, edge computing, and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions. Its flagship product, HC3, consolidates computing, networking, storage, and virtualization services into ready-to-install nodes.

The HC3 virtualization platform is designed to cost effectively deliver simplicity, availability, and scalability in a single appliance. HC3 uses Red Hat’s Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) as its hypervisor. As such, any platform that can communicate with KVM, such as Windows or Linux, can also run on HC3.

IT administrators can set up HC3 in under an hour, deploying new virtual machines (VMs) in as little as 15 seconds. The platform is a perfect fit for VDI environments across all organizations because of its ease-of-use, security, and scalability options.

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“The ability for administrators to deploy, manage, and grow their VDI environments easily is more important than ever in today’s work-from-anywhere environments. The integration of Parallels RAS with Scale Computing HC3 advances the ability to provision VDI VM’s easier and faster than legacy VDI solutions at a cost-effective price point that meets our customers’ needs.”

Craig Theriac
Vice President of Product Management at Scale Computing

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Quickly Meet Business Demands

Together, Parallels RAS and Scale Computing can help organizations build a modern, robust VDI solution that meets business demands while focusing on simplicity and cost savings with a hyperconverged solution like HC3.

Reduce IT Workloads

By leveraging a hyperconverged edge computing solution from Scale Computing with Parallels RAS, rolling out VDI environments is straightforward, no matter the size. Advanced specialist skills are not required—some free training and induction is usually all that’s needed.

Lower Costs

VDI has the potential to reduce desktop management costs and keep desktops more current, more secure, and more accessible for your teams. With remote working now a critical business need, Scale Computing with Parallels RAS gives you an all-in-one VDI solution that is straightforward to deploy, manage, and maintain.

Reference Configuration for Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) on Scale Computing HC3

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