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iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Users Get Access to Windows Apps Through New Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac Mobile App Today
Sep 14, 2010 (03:09 PM EDT)


Parallels to Launch Mobile App and MyParallels Services Platform at DEMO Fall 2010

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- DEMO Fall CONFERENCE -- Today at the prestigious DEMO Fall 2010 conference, Parallels (www.parallels.com) will premiere a new complementary Parallels Mobile app (www.parallels.com/desktop) for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The app and service allows users of Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac and Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac Edition, which launch today at retail stores worldwide, to use their iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch to access and utilize Windows applications running on a Mac from any network, from anywhere, at any time.

The Parallels Mobile app, a client and a service built upon the MyParallels services platform, is complementary with either edition of Parallels Desktop 6 and can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store after 12:00 p.m. PT today.

With Parallels' new mobile app and MyParallels service, people can freely perform tasks that have been unavailable or limiting to iPad users such as printing, viewing Flash-based websites and full use of productivity applications like Outlook.

"With the popularity of mobile devices skyrocketing, our customers overwhelmingly desire the ability to do more from anywhere without the restrictions that usually come from working remotely," said Serguei Beloussov, Chairman and CEO, Parallels. "With our new Parallels Mobile app and MyParallels service, we make it possible for Parallels Desktop 6 customers to access and utilize their Windows apps wherever they are."

Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac (www.parallels.com/desktop) is simply the fastest, smartest and most powerful version yet of the number one selling Parallels Desktop software for running Windows and Mac applications side-by-side on a Mac without rebooting. With more than 80 new and enhanced features, Parallels Desktop 6 delivers unprecedented advances in mobility, productivity, performance and graphics – the areas people care about most.

"The Parallels Mobile app and MyParallels service is a great example of what DEMO is all about. It's an exciting innovation that changes peoples' expectations about what you can do with technology," said Matt Marshall, executive producer of DEMO. "We're thrilled that we got to see it live here first."

About Parallels

Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and cloud services providers. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 700 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.parallels.com, follow us on Twitter @ParallelsMac and friend us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ParallelsDesktop

About DEMO

Produced by the IDG Enterprise events group, the worldwide DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products innovations, which are hand selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying cutting-edge technologies and helping entrepreneurs secure venture funding and establish critical business    For more information on the DEMO conferences, visit http://www.demo.com/.

SOURCE Parallels