Sometimes the Mac universe just doesn’t have that one application you need to keep track of medical histories, run CAD manufacturing, or otherwise keep up with work. Unfortunately, that leaves some people trapped in a Windows world. But in those cases, Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac pinch-hits quite nicely, letting you run additional operating systems (including Windows 7, Ubuntu Linux, and even Mac OS X Server) without restarting your Mac.
Whether you have to use Linux or (gasp) Windows on your Mac in order to get through your day, virtual environments are a vital part of your workflow. For those folks, Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac has been announced for a September 14 release.