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Parallels Acquires 2X Software

02-27-2015 07:18 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Renton, WA, U.S.A. – Feb. 25, 2015 – Parallels (www.parallels.com), a global leader in cross-platform solutions, today announced it has acquired 2X Software (www.2x.com), a worldwide leader in application virtualization, remote application delivery, and mobile device management solutions.
2X Software's products include the award winning 2X Remote Application Server (2X RAS), providing platform independent virtual desktop, application delivery and integrated Windows client management from a single software package to any modern operating system, as well as to mobile devices including smartphones and tablets. Its 2X Mobile Device Management (2X MDM) offers a complementary (or stand-alone) solution that enables customers to monitor and manage corporate and employee-owned mobile devices.
"Parallels mission is to provide the best technology and experience for businesses, employees and individuals to access and use any applications and files on any device, anywhere, anytime," said Parallels President Jack Zubarev. "We see huge synergies with Parallels Access and Parallels Desktop products and are excited about the potential 2X solutions brings to us. We also welcome 2X’s experienced and talented team of engineers and employees who will join us to continue creating the best cross-platform software solutions."
Key advantages of 2X RAS include its well-rounded feature set, and an easy and simple implementation and deployment experience. Businesses can install 2X RAS in 30 minutes and fully deploy it in a few hours, compared to this taking many weeks or months for competing solutions.
Parallels Cross-Platform Solutions
Parallels suite of cross-platform solutions, which are now complemented by 2X Software's remote application publishing and MDM, also include:
Parallels Access – The fastest, easiest, and most reliable remote access to your computer from anywhere with iPad, iPhone, Android tablets and phones or another computer. Access all your applications, files, and computers in one place, and use desktop applications as if they were designed for your mobile device.

Parallels Desktop for Mac – The easiest, fastest and most powerful solution for running Windows on a Mac without rebooting. It has been the #1 choice of Mac users for more than eight years, with more than five million copies sold.

Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition – The simplest and most powerful solution for delivering Windows and Windows applications to employees with Macs.

Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) – This
plugin makes Microsoft SCCM 2012 the most robust platform for managing Mac computers by
leveraging existing infrastructure, business skills, processes and systems.

About Parallels
Parallels is a global leader in cross-platform solutions. Parallels began operations in 2000 and is a fast-growing company with more than 900 employees in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Visit parallels.com for more information.

Media Contacts:
John Uppendahl, Vice President of Communications, juppendahl@parallels.com, 425.282.1734
Keely Hopkins, Bite Communications for Parallels, keely.hopkins@bitecommunications.com, 415.365.0361

Parallels and the Parallels logo are registered trademarks of Parallels IP Holdings GmbH in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

2X Software is a global leader in virtual application and mobile device management solutions. Thousands of organisations worldwide trust in the reliability and scalability of 2X products. 2X offers a range of solutions to make every organisation’s shift to cloud computing simple and affordable.

The company’s product line includes the award winning 2X Remote Application Server (2X RAS), providing platform independent virtual desktop, application delivery and integrated Windows client management from a single software package to any modern operating system, as well as to mobile devices including smartphones and tablets.

2X Mobile Device Management (2X MDM) offers a complementary (or stand alone) solution that enables 2X Software’s customers to monitor and manage corporate and employee-owned mobile devices. With 2X MDM, customers will be able to track their devices and remotely lock or delete the data if a device is lost or stolen. In addition, organisations will be able to monitor mobile devices for malware and remove inappropriate apps

2X is a privately held company, with offices in Malta and the USA, from which it services its global network of partners. Its management team is backed by many years of experience in developing and selling network infrastructure software.

2X is part of a group of software companies including 3CX, a developer of Windows-based IP PBX software, and Acunetix, a developer of web application security scanning software.

2X Software Malta Ltd
Level 6, Portomaso Business Tower
St. Julians, Malta
Giorgio Bonuccelli - Head of Marketing

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