Parallels Workstation 2.2 for Windows & Linux is a fast, easy to use, cost effective desktop virtualization solution that empowers Windows or Linux PC users with the ability to simultaneously run multiple operating systems, including any version of Windows or Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, OS/2, eComStation or MS-DOS, in completely networked, entirely isolated virtual machines on a single physical machine. Parallels Workstation is powered by a lightweight hypervisor, which is a thin layer of software that controls critical hardware resources and helps to drive superior speed, performance, stability and isolation. The lightweight hypervisor also enables full, automatic support for Intel Virtualization Technology and AMD Secure Virtual Machine Technology.
Parallels Workstation 2.2 for Windows & Linux Key Features
üParallels Workstation 2.2 is the first desktop virtualization solution to include a lightweight hypervisor that directly controls some of the host computer hardware resources. The inclusion of this trusted, mature technology ensures that virtual PCs built using Parallels Workstation are the most stable and efficient available.
üOptimized for Hardware Virtualization: Parallels Workstation 2.2 lightweight hypervisor fully supports the benefits of next-generation CPUs built on Intel VT architecture, and will support AMD Pacifica architecture when it is released to the general public.
üEasy to Install, Easy to Use: A powerful wizard enables users to create virtual machines in seconds. The industry cleanest, most user-friendly management console ensures hassle free control of all virtual machines.
üHighly Efficient: A small program footprint and trusted hypervisor technology maximizes the efficiency of both the primary and guest OSes.
üParallels Workstation 2.2 is the most cost effective virtual PC solution available today. Its ease of use, high-efficiency, quick startup time and responsive technical support program maximize value and significantly reduce TCO.
Parallels Workstation 2.2 is a great option for IT professionals to consolidate multiple operating systems saving hardware costs, students and home users wanting to broaden their computer knowledge. In our tests it ran fluid and the user interface makes if easy to set up and use.