Free press releases distribution network?

More news: Software
Agency / Source: Parallels™ - Optimized Computing

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



MacTech Benchmark Finds Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac 'The Clear Winner' Over VMware Fusion - Parallels today announced that a benchmark study from MacTech found Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac
MacTech Benchmark Finds Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac 'The Clear Winner' Over VMware Fusion

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Renton, WA, United States, 2009/03/06 - Parallels today announced that a benchmark study from MacTech found Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac "14-20% faster than VMware Fusion" in the majority of its tests.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Software Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The labs pitted Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac against VMware Fusion 2.0.1 in more than 2500 tests examining the performance of Windows XP and Windows Vista on 4 different Mac models: the "White" MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, and Mac Pro. The tests revealed Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac is 14% faster for both XP and Vista on the default and thus the most commonly used configuration: 32-bit Windows OS running under a single virtual processor.

The benchmark tested performance of running some of the most commonly used Windows-compatible applications, including Internet Explorer, the default web browser for Windows. In these tests, MacTech found that "VMware Fusion was several times slower than Parallels Desktop in the Internet Explorer tests (across the board)". The full report and results can be viewed on the MacTech website.

When examining how both virtualization tools use the resources of the Mac hardware, the benchmark found that: "Parallels Desktop had a surprisingly small RAM footprint… which was actually typically lower than the amount of RAM configured for the virtual machine." This is because of the adaptive hypervisor and optimized memory management, both of which were introduced with version 4.0 of Parallels Desktop for Mac. The adaptive hypervisor allocates resources as they are needed in real-time, so the virtual machine will only use the amount of RAM actually required to perform the current processes, leaving the rest for Mac OS X. More memory for Mac OS X results in a better performance of the whole system in most cases.

Regarding graphics support, the report concludes: "In our tests, MacBook users will have a better experience with Parallels Desktop". The tests were conducted on an early build of version 4.0, which has since been updated to include support for Vertex Shaders 2.0 and bring graphic support to DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 2, enhancing the graphics capabilities even further.

The overview of the report includes the following round up of results:
• "For 32-bit Windows OSes, running under a single virtual processor (the default when you create virtual machines in either product, and therefore, the most commonly used configuration), Parallels Desktop runs both XP and Vista 14% faster than VMware Fusion."
• "For 32-bit Windows OSes, running under two virtual processors… Parallels Desktop runs Vista 20% faster than VMware Fusion."
• "For 64-bit Windows Vista, running under two virtual processors, Parallels Desktop runs 15% faster than VMware Fusion."

"The results of the benchmark support much of the feedback we hear from our users and we’re delighted to see a well-respected industry voice echoing their sentiments," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels. "Since the testing began, we have issued an updated build (3810) for Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac and we’re confident that this offers even better performance and graphics support. This is a free update for existing customers of version 4.0 and part of our ongoing commitment to innovating our products to further meet customers’ needs. We invite customers to download the free trial on our website if they want to test the product themselves."

For more information on Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac or to download the free trail, please visit parallels.com/desktop.

About Parallels — Optimized Computing
Parallels (parallels.com) is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 800 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Software Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Parallels™ - Optimized Computing

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
Software Warnings - IMPORTANT:
Always be aware/cautious about what you download on your computer/mobile! PURCHASE SOFTWARE related keywords / Banner Ads. Click HERE for details!
.

 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Software articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


MacTech Benchmark Finds Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac 'The Clear Winner' Over VMware Fusion

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
Parallels Press Room |
Contact: Parallels™ 
425-282-6400
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Parallels™ - Optimized Computing securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Software via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From Parallels™ - Optimized Computing / Company Profile


Read Software Most Recent Related Press Releases:

Korean Retailer Homeplus Optimizes Store Planning with JDA Category Management
IBM and Pfizer to Accelerate Immuno-oncology Research with Watson for Drug Discovery
The VELUX Group to Drive Smart Product Innovation with Implementation of PTC Windchill Across the Enterprise
KPIT Takes A Strategic Stake in A Germany Headquartered Automotive Engineering Services Company
Pegasystems Named Silver Winner for Best New Product of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2016
Kentico Releases its Most Enterprise-Ready Solution Yet
OneLogin Delivers First-Ever Multi-Environment AWS User Resource Provisioning
Mahindra and IBM to Develop Blockchain Solution for Supply Chain Finance
Toyota Motor Corporation Approves Mentor Graphics Volcano™ VSTAR AUTOSAR Stack for Deployment in Toyota Vehicles
Wiley Launches New Spectra Lab Applications to Help Scientists Manage Analytical Data

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  Triggr & Bloom

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today