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Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

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Work with business critical applications like Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, and QuickBooks seamlessly on your Mac. Ideal for any work environment from education to financial services, technology, consulting, or medical, Parallels Desktop Business Edition has productivity features for teams from 1-100 (or more!).

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Love Your Mac?
Work in Windows!


Use Internet Explorer®, Windows Media Player, Access®, and hundreds of other Windows® applications not available on the Mac® while still enjoying all the features of your MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini, or MacPro.


Make Work Easier

Quickly switch between Mac and Windows, without rebooting. Seamlessly utilize Mac features inside Windows and leverage Windows' strengths on your Mac. More productivity and power for your team or organization.

14a   Powerful Performance

Parallels Desktop optimizes your virtual machine settings for your primary usage such as productivity, design, or development—Parallels Desktop is ready to help you be effective in any work setting.


Work Like a Pro

16a   Improved Battery Life     19a
The “Travel Mode” temporarily shuts down resource intensive services in order to extend battery life when team members are on-the-go.

Visual Studio

With Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition, you retain all of the functionality of other Parallels Desktop editions, including the Visual Studio plugin, providing remote debugging in your virtual machines.

18a  Cortana® on Your Mac

Use Cortana even when Windows 10 is not the forefront application. Now everyone can have their own virtual assistant!


Manage and Deploy

20   License Management Portal

View vital information, such as license expirations, usage statistics, and real-time licensing activities to easily manage all of your deployed licenses. Administrators will be able to set up a new Parallels Desktop Business Edition account, with the ability to see, deploy, deactivate, and blacklist licenses as well as host name, user name, and serial numbers.

21   Advanced Security Controls

Parallels Desktop for Business provides best-in-class user performance while maintaining control at the IT level. Improve endpoint security with virtual machine lockdown and encryption, and maintain corporate compliance requirements via the elimination of third-party product and in-product notifications as well as individual user registration requirements.

22   Simplify Mass Deployment and Administration

Parallels Desktop for Business can be deployed through standard software deployment tools. Our package-builder application and detailed mass deployment guides help administrators set up hundreds or thousands of clients easily.


Made for Productivity


Quickly Switch into Coherence Mode

Quickly switch into Coherence Mode, maintaining the look and feel of OS X for your Windows apps.


Action Center Comes to Mac

While in Coherence Mode, quickly view notifications through an icon located in your OS X menu bar. (Only available with Windows 10)


Real-Time Location

Mac Location Center information is now shared with Windows.


Windows Printing made Easy

No need to install a print driver in Windows; printing from the virtual machine now opens the native OS X printer dialog to print to your OS X configured printer.


Built to Perform


Developer Tool Integration

Leverage popular productivity tools to reduce time spent on development and testing with Parallels Desktop Business Edition. Validate web apps in any browser on any operating system. More about…


Advanced Networking Tools

Create virtual networks for complex network scenarios and testing, including simulating various network instabilities.


Docker Integration

Create and manage Docker virtual machines from within Parallels Desktop Business Edition.


Business Cloud Service Support

With Parallels Desktop Business Editions, virtual machines gain easy access to Business Cloud Services, including OneDrive Business, Box.net, and DropBox for Business.


Ready for IT!


Unified Volume License Key

Simplifies installation and allows for centralized administration via the Parallels License Management Portal.


Mass provisioning

Create packages to include pre-built virtual machine images and deploy through standard software distribution tools.


Best-in-class User Experience

Provide users with the most powerful and fastest way to seamlessly run Windows applications without rebooting–regardless of network connectivity.


Premier Support

Business-level support including 24/7 phone and email options!


Enforce corporate compliance

Support corporate compliance directives by restricting virtual machines and USB device policies.


Integration with Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM

If your company uses Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to manage PCs, you can easily extend it to manage Mac, Parallels Desktop Business Edition, and your approved corporate Windows image.


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