Jan 11 2021

Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise Brings Windows to the Popular Device

As Chromebooks gain traction with enterprises for their flexibility and affordability, demand for direct Windows operation is increasing.

Chromebook adoption is on the rise, especially in education and private enterprise. John Solomon, Google’s vice president of Chrome OS, told CRN that these two sectors saw a 155 percent jump in Chromebook adoption during the first quarter of 2020 and he expects this trend to continue. That makes sense: With enterprises looking for ways to enable remote work without breaking the bank, Chromebooks offer an easy entry point underpinned by Google’s robust IT ecosystem.

The challenge is that Windows, Microsoft’s familiar operating system, doesn’t natively run on Chromebooks. Even with the development of app extensions and the most effective workarounds, there’s simply no substitute for unfettered access to both Windows form and functions.

Cross-platform provider Parallels decided to do something about it. Simply put? They brought Windows 10 to Chromebooks — without compromise.

DISCOVER: Learn more about how Parallels can support your organization.

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