Different kind of software - virtualizationParallels®
Parallels® Desktop is a powerful, easy-to-use software that lets you run Windows® and other operating systems together with their applications in fast and secure virtual machines side-by-side with Mac OS® X on Intel®-based Macintosh® computersTo enhance your experience of running more than one operating system on your Macintosh computer, Parallels Desktop for Mac includes several utilities: Parallels Transporter®, Parallels Explorer and Parallels Compressor®.Parallels Desktop has a set of special tools (utilities and drivers) that will help you use your virtual machines efficiently: mouse synchronization tool, clipboard synchronization tool, Coherence tools and other tools. See the Parallels Tools Overview (page 85) topic for a full list of Parallels tools and their descriptions.Virtual Machine Hardware
A virtual machine works like a stand-alone computer. Each VM has the following hardware:CPU Intel Pentium.