Parallels Desktop has several editions designed for differed audiences. The information below will help you decide what Parallels Desktop edition meets your needs.
Parallels Desktop Lite is designed for the Mac user who needs to run a non-Mac application. It provides basic functionality to understand virtualization and do almost all tasks in Windows and Linux.
Parallels Desktop for Mac is designed for those who are switching from PC to Mac, or other Mac users who need to use non-Mac apps.
Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition is designed for the developer, tester, or power user who needs the best performance for frequently used, demanding, non-Mac apps.
Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition is designed to assist the IT admin who needs to deploy and manage a number of Macs that use non-Mac apps. It also provides additional security controls needed in a business environment.