- Processor: Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7
- Memory: 16 GB or more
- Storage: 128 GB or more
To provide Windows applications to users of low-end devices consider Parallels Remote Application Server.
Preferred Chromebook models
- HP Elite c1030 Chromebook Enterprise (recommended)
- HP Pro c640 Chromebook Enterprise
- Google Pixelbook
- Google Pixelbook Go
- Acer Chromebook Spin 713
- Acer Chromebook Spin 13
- Dell Latitude 5300 2-in-1 Chromebook Enterprise
- Dell Latitude 5400 Chromebook Enterprise
- Lenovo Yoga C630 Chromebook
- ASUS Chromebook Flip C436FA
Note: Chrome devices from other vendors might work as well, as long as they fit Hardware requirements.
Chrome OS version
Chrome OS version 85 or later
Google Admin console
The Google Admin console is used to set up an organizational unit, users, and to configure Parallels Desktop related properties. To perform these tasks, you must be a super admin or an admin with sufficient privileges in the Google Admin console.
Please note that Chrome Enterprise Upgrade licenses are required and can be acquired either with Chrome Enterprise devices or separately. Learn more here: https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/1289314?ref_topic=4386913
To prepare a Parallels Desktop Windows image to be deployed on Chromebooks, you need a Windows 10 disc image (ISO file) and a Windows license. The ISO image can be downloaded from the Microsoft website. Enterprise customers can use their existing Windows licenses and agreement with Microsoft.
Corporate storage server
To deploy a Windows virtual machine image on user devices, you need a corporate storage server from where the image can be downloaded to individual Chromebooks in your organization via HTTP or HTTPS. CDN is recommended for very large deployments.