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Topic: Parallels

Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac claims speed superiority

11/04/2009, 07:11 am

Parallels Desktop 5.0 was released Wednesday, with its developer claiming the latest virtualization software runs 64-bit Windows 7 22 percent faster than its nearest competitor on a MacBook Pro.

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New Parallels bundle aims to ease switch from PC to Mac

08/25/2009, 08:08 am

Parallels, the makers of Windows virtualization software for Mac, unveiled a new application bundle Tuesday that allows PC users to switch to OS X while retaining their programs and data.

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Shootout: Parallels outperforms VMware Fusion in many tests

03/05/2009, 12:03 pm

A head-to-head test of Parallels Desktop for Mac and VMware Fusion - the two leading competitors in the Mac Virtualization segment - crowns Parallels as the clear winner, but the testers found both products performed well and VMware can even be a better choice under certain circumstances.

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VMWare offering 50% off Fusion 2.0 for Cyber Monday

12/01/2008, 09:12 am

Parallels rival VMWare is holding a one-day sale on its Fusion 2.0 virtualization product for the Mac, which cuts the price in half to $39.99. However, Parallels users are being enticed to switch through an additional offer that brings the cost of Fusion 2.0 down to just $10.

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Black Friday: Office 2008, Parallels, Quicken, Adobe

11/28/2008, 03:11 am

A handful of Mac software developers are offering special savings for Black Friday, including Parallels, Intuit, and Adobe. The deepest discount comes from Microsoft, which has cut the price of Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition by $330, bringing the cost down to $169.99.

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Mac small business share nearly triples over the summer

11/25/2008, 06:11 pm

Even as many home buyers recently suddenly became shy about buying Apple computers in mid-year, small businesses just as quickly took to Macs -- to the point where Apple's market share in that field grew three times larger almost overnight.

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Parallels Desktop 4.0 gets better graphics, 50% speed boost

11/11/2008, 09:11 am

Parallels on Tuesday announced the availability of version 4.0 of Parallels Desktop for Mac, a speedier and more feature rich version of its virtualization software that lets users to run Windows, Linux and other operating systems side-by-side with Mac OS X.

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Parallels 4 to tout OS X Server VM, dual-core, new interface

09/19/2008, 10:09 am

Competition between virtualization software developers is about to kick into overdrive thanks to the ongoing development Parallels Desktop 4, which people familiar with the update say will significantly expand hardware and software support as well as deliver a redesigned interface.

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Mac virtualization software sales booming

09/18/2008, 10:09 am

Sales of Mac virtualization software from market leaders VMware and Parallels have shot up more than 50 percent this year, outpacing the 41 percent growth in Mac hardware sales experienced by Apple in the most recent quarter, according to market research firm NPD.

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Parallels set to unleash Server for Mac this week

06/16/2008, 04:06 pm

Parallels on Tuesday is expected to announce the immediate availability of Parallels Server for Mac, beating rival VMware to market with the first server virtualization solution for Intel-based Macs.

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Parallels aims to virtualize Leopard Server and help sell Xserves

01/17/2008, 06:01 pm

Parallels, maker of the popular Parallels Workstation software that enables Intel Mac users to run Windows or Linux within a virtualized environment, introduced its new Parallels Server. The new product, intended to enter beta in the next couple months, is designed to virtualize and manage multiple server operating systems on any Intel-compatible hardware.

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