Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) Room for Improvement

Jim Carlton
IT Director at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The main issue we have with all of our users is printing. Randomly, a printer will disconnect or someone won't connect to it and I will have to reset the print service and then nobody can print. That's the big headache we've had over the course of the five years, printing. View full review »
Christophe Jurdan
System Engineer at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
HALB is not stable in our environment. When running two HALBs we have stability problems, so we use an active one and a passive for backup. Also, it would be nice to implement an upgrade of the environment without having to stop the servers. As it is, this must be done during off-hours. View full review »
Technicad953
Technical Operations Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We have had significant, ongoing issues with printing. It would be great to have a best practice for dealing with printing that we can offer to our customers. It would be great if there were more sophisticated GPO templates/options. View full review »
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Operatiofa69
Operation Manager Servers and Central Infrastructure
We use several gateways because access to our secret zone requires two-factor user authentication. It is a lot of hassle differentiating among users with or without two-factor. Of course, we could use two farms, but that would mean more management too. View full review »
ProjectMf444
Project Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees
A web-based management interface for administration and reporting would be nice, instead of needing to log into a remote server. View full review »
MichaelCoxon
Technical Lead (Windows Desktops) / Senior IT Consultant at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
It needs Windows scaling on Android/iOS devices. At present, the concept of delivering apps to Android and iOS devices is appealing, but the reality is that the screen size on these devices is so small that, unless there is some scaling option, it is not really usable. View full review »
ITManagecd19
IT Manager at a recruiting/HR firm with 51-200 employees
All areas of the product could be improved especially for the IT department, facilitating the deployment of applications and their maintenance. They also need to offer more options, flexibility, and to keep the price as low as possible. View full review »
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