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Kivuto and Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac

Kivuto Offers Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac at OnTheHub

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OTTAWA, Ontario — August 27th, 2015 — Kivuto Solutions Inc (, the world’s leading provider of hosted, flexible and scalable solutions for complex digital distribution requirements, announced today that students around the world can now get the newest version of Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac ( at exclusive academic pricing on web stores powered by Kivuto.

Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, which launched on August 19, is the fastest, easiest, and most powerful solution for running Windows® applications on a Mac — without rebooting. Its powerful performance lets you run Windows productivity applications, and demanding graphical apps, without compromise. Parallels Desktop 11 also enables Mac users who run Windows 10 to use Microsoft’s Cortana®, the always-on virtual personal assistant, on their Mac and with OS X applications. Designed to meet the needs of the latest operating systems, Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac offers full support of and integration with Windows 10 and previous versions of Windows as well as well as experimental support for OS X® El Capitan, which will be fully supported quickly after it launches.

New and improved features also include:

  • Windows launch and shutdown is up to 50 percent faster
  • File operations inside of Windows are improved by up to 20 percent
  • Virtual machine suspend is up to 20 percent faster
  • Travel Mode extends the battery life by up to 25 percent by temporarily shutting off select resources that drain power
  • Quick Look for Windows extends this cool Mac convenience to Windows documents and files
  • New Force Touch gesture support enables a quick preview of files with Quick Look or the ability to look up the definition of an unknown word
  • New easy printing with all Mac printer options support saves time with an intuitive solution for OS X users

“Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac provides customers with the best experience in running Windows on Mac without rebooting. It empowers students and educators access their curriculum and run popular apps they need like Microsoft Office for Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Quicken, CAD applications, Analytics Software and much more – even the most demanding graphical programs,” said Maria Dinallo Head of Education Sales at Parallels. “Most importantly, it enables students and teachers to use their favorite operating system, Windows or Mac OS X, all of the time, while being able to also use the other operating systems and applications to work effectively with other students, colleagues and clients – because if they are not able to do so then their competitors will.”

Parallels and OnTheHub® have teamed to offer an exclusive bundle to celebrate this new release to qualified students and faculty. This affordable academic bundle is only $39.99 USD (regularly $99.98) from the OnTheHub eStore and network of school-branded web stores powered by Kivuto. It also includes a one-year subscription to Parallels Access ( worth $19.99.

“We’re excited to announce the availability of Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac at special academic prices as well as this fantastic time-limited bundle,” said Vivek Raju, Director of Sales at Kivuto. “Through our long-standing partnership with Parallels, we continue to provide great value to students on the industry-leading software tool that is useful throughout their academic careers and beyond.”

About Kivuto

Kivuto Solutions is the world’s leading provider of advanced digital distribution and management solutions that enable the secure delivery of digital goods to individuals, businesses, and organizations anywhere in the world. Kivuto simplifies the process of delivering any digital good to any market under virtually any terms and conditions. Over 60,000 academic institutions and departments trust Kivuto to manage and distribute software to their students, faculty and staff. The company distributes software in 195 countries and supports 14 languages.


Rebecca Petrie

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