Amazon AppStream 2.0

Securely deliver desktop applications to any computer

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed application streaming service. You centrally manage your desktop applications on AppStream 2.0 and securely deliver them to any computer. You can easily scale to any number of users across the globe without acquiring, provisioning, and operating hardware or infrastructure. AppStream 2.0 is built on AWS, so you benefit from a data center and network architecture designed for the most security-sensitive organizations. Each user has a fluid and responsive experience with your applications, including GPU-intensive 3D design and engineering ones, because your applications run on virtual machines (VMs) optimized for specific use cases and each streaming session automatically adjusts to network conditions.

Enterprises can use AppStream 2.0 to simplify application delivery and complete their migration to the cloud. Educational institutions can provide every student access to the applications they need for class on any computer. Software vendors can use AppStream 2.0 to deliver trials, demos, and training for their applications with no downloads or installations. They can also develop a full software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution without rewriting their application.

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Benefits

Deliver desktop applications to any computer

Users can access the desktop applications they need at any time. AppStream 2.0 streams your applications from AWS to any computer, including Chromebooks, Macs, and PCs.

Scale without infrastructure

AppStream 2.0 is fully managed on AWS and globally available with pay-as-you-go pricing. You can easily scale your application streaming to any number of users across the globe without acquiring, provisioning, and operating hardware or infrastructure.

Secure applications and data

Applications and data are not stored on users' computers. Your applications are streamed as encrypted pixels and access data secured within your network. AppStream 2.0 runs on AWS, so you benefit from a data center and network architecture built for the most security-sensitive organizations.

Provide a fluid and responsive user experience

Each user's applications are highly responsive because they run on VMs optimized for their use cases. The NICE DCV protocol automatically adjusts each streaming session to network conditions for a fluid user experience.

Centrally manage applications

Each user accesses the same version of your applications. You centrally manage your applications on AppStream 2.0 and can stop managing installations and updates on each user's computer.   

Integrate with your IT

AppStream 2.0 connects to your Active Directory, network, cloud storage, and file shares. Users access applications using their existing credentials and your existing security policies manage access. Extensive APIs integrate AppStream 2.0 with your IT solutions.

How it works

How AppStream 2.0 works

Use cases

3D design and engineering

Running 3D design and engineering applications on AppStream 2.0 lets users work without workstations and accelerates engineering workflows. Learn more »

Software vendors

AppStream 2.0 delivers trials, demos, and training of your applications with no downloads or installations. You can also develop a full software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering without rewriting your application. Learn more »

Enterprises

AppStream 2.0 simplifies application delivery by securely running your desktop applications in the cloud and delivering the same version of each application to your users. Learn more »

Education

AppStream 2.0 lets students access the applications they need on any computer, whether they're in the classroom, the library, a cafe, or at home. Learn more »

Blog posts

Visit our blog to learn about unique use cases, best practices, technical deep dives, and new feature launches.

Vinothkumar Narasimhan
31 JUL 2018
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04 JUN 2018
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18 MAY 2018

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