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IGEL and Parallels Announce Availability of Parallels RAS on the IGEL App Portal

IGEL, provider of the secure endpoint OS for now and next, and Parallels, announced the availability of Parallels RAS on the IGEL App Portal. Parallels RAS, which provides the robust delivery of virtual desktops and apps to any device, anywhere, anytime, has been validated via the IGEL Ready technology partner program for use on IGEL OS-powered devices. As a result, it is now available via the new IGEL App Portal Cloud Service for fast, efficient app delivery to IGEL OS-powered devices.

"Together, IGEL OS and Parallels RAS create a comprehensive and secure virtualization and endpoint management solution," said Jim Airdo, Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances, IGEL. "By making Parallels RAS available via the IGEL App Portal, we are enabling our customers to benefit from the full power of Parallels RAS for remote and hybrid work environments with cloud-direct download efficiency."

"Through the IGEL App Portal, Parallels RAS users have greater accessibility to a powerful combined solution that enhances endpoint security, extends the life of endpoint hardware, lowers endpoint management overhead and reduces end user computing costs," said Prashant Ketkar, Chief Technology & Product Officer at Parallels. "As a result, our mutual customers have ready access to the latest Parallels RAS releases via a convenient cloud service, so that they can better empower their remote and hybrid workers with access to the secure virtual apps and desktops they need to power productivity."

Parallels RAS delivers simplified management and administration of virtual apps and desktops while lowering end user computing costs. Bridging on-premises and multi-cloud solutions into a centralized management console for administrators and a secure virtual work environment for end users, it is the ideal digital workspace for the future of work.

Parallels RAS has been validated for use on IGEL OS-powered devices as part of the IGEL Ready partner program and is now available in the IGEL App Portal as part of IGEL's cloud services. As a result, Parallels RAS is available as a service to provide enterprises with faster, more timely application availability and seamless updates for extensive IT efficiency gains and a superior digital experience (DEX) for end users. To learn more about the Parallels RAS app available on the IGEL App Portal, visit the IGEL App Portal here.

Established in July 2020, IGEL Ready is a growing ecosystem of more than 100 technology partners providing hardware, software, and peripheral solutions that have been verified for use with IGEL OS to deliver a powerful, productive, and secure end user computing experience. For more information on the IGEL Ready program, please visit the IGEL Ready Showcase or contact the IGEL Ready team at If you're a hardware or software technology maker looking to join our fastest-growing ecosystem of IGEL Ready partners, please apply here.

For more information on the availability of Parallels RAS on the IGEL App Portal, join the April 10, 2024 webinar, "Unlocking IGEL OS and Parallels RAS," at 10 a.m. EDT. Register Here.

Published Tuesday, February 20, 2024 8:16 AM by David Marshall
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