Are you ready for Windows 7? Remember, you need go out and get a really nice computer with a nice monitor and lots of hard drive space – basically you’re going to have to get a Mac. Don’t worry, though. It’s easy to switch.
Parallels is essentially a virtual machine that can run almost any version of Windows. The $100 software and hardware solution lets you drag everything from your old Windows PC to your Mac and then run almost all your apps natively under OS X. Viola!
It takes about an hour to move 40GB of data and the product includes a book and training software to teach you how to use your shiny new purchase.
- Description OS X is Apple's computer operating system, which is pre-loaded on all Apple computers. Mac OS X is a Unix-based operating system, built on technology developed at NeXT between the second half of the 1980s and Apple's purchase of the company in early 1996. It received UNIX 03 certification following its 10.5 version on Intel processors. OS X v 1.0 was released in 1999, with a second, desktop-oriented …
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- Founded 1999
- Overview Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating system, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 700 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.
- Location Renton, Washington
- Categories Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Software, SaaS
- Founders Juri Tsibrovski
- Website http://www.parallels.com
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- Founded 1998
- Overview VMware, Inc. provides virtualization solutions. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Its virtualization platform products include Player that enables individuals to run virtual machines on their desktops; Fusion, a desktop virtualization product for users of Intel-based Apple Macintosh computers; Workstation for software developers and enterprise IT professionals; …
- Location Palo Alto, California
- Categories Software
- Website http://www.vmware.com
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