Parallels, maker of award-winning desktop virtualization solutions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, today announced the Parallels Technology Network (PTN) –- an online community for users, as well as developers using Parallels virtualization technology to deliver their software in self-contained virtual appliances. With PTN users and developers will have access to a wealth of information related to Parallels virtualization technology. In addition, developers can make their software available to Parallels users as virtual appliances. Available to any computer user or software company, the PTN offers various levels of participation, all of which are completely free. These include: Public Level, VA Partner Level, and Technology Partner Level.