AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

New AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Desktop and Application Streaming

By Andrew Kloman, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS focused on End User Computing

Training and Certification-1We have two new training opportunities for AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners—Amazon Desktop and Application Streaming for Technical and Business Professionals.

These courses provide the foundational content to improve the proficiency and results of your sales teams and technical delivery consultants when they are assisting customers with desktop and desktop application migration projects.

Current APN Partners focused on Amazon Web Services (AWS) migration services—and new APN Partners with prior virtual desktop practices—often find desktop migration as one of the first areas identified by customers for AWS migration. This is based on impending hardware, software, and compliance deadlines that customers face in the next 6-18 months.

AWS customers are actively looking to engage APN Partners with the business and technical skills to assist them with desktop strategy, planning, and deployments, as well as ongoing managed service options.

According to the Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA), contingent workers represent 38 percent of the global workforce. There’s a large opportunity for APN Partners to address new use cases for streaming desktops and apps for this variable workforce that were previously too expensive, costly, or complex to implement on-premises.

Register (Partner Central login required)

About the Training

These courses are intended for APN Partners who work with desktop applications hosted on AWS. They are delivered through a mix of web-based training and demonstrations of product features and functionality, and includes an assessment to validate what was covered.

Desktop and Application Streaming – Technical

The technical course teaches you about the capabilities of Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0, guiding you to set up the solution within your AWS account. You will learn the technical details of provisioning, configuring, and managing Amazon WorkSpaces and AppStream2.0.

This course covers:

  • Introduction to Amazon WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0
  • Features and benefits of Amazon WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0
  • Considerations for networking, security, image/bundle management, and governance.
  • Prerequisites for deploying each solution within your AWS account.
  • Deep dive into the features of Amazon WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0
  • Demonstrations of deploying Amazon WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0 in your AWS account.

Register for the Technical training here >>

Desktop and Application Streaming – Business

The business course covers the following concepts:

  • Overview of End User Computing on AWS and the market opportunity
  • Identifying opportunities and building an End User Computing practice on AWS
  • Understanding pricing models
  • Positioning AWS for customers’ needs
  • Use cases and case studies

Register for the Business training here >>


We recommend that attendees have the following prerequisites before registering for the new Desktop and Application Streaming courses:

AWS Navigate: End User Computing

The AWS Navigate Program gives APN Partners a blueprint for building a specialized practice in End User Computing on AWS. From foundational e-learnings to deep dives on the AWS Well-Architected Framework, AWS Navigate creates a prescriptive journey for APN Partners who want to build expertise in supporting AWS Customer projects for Desktop and Application Streaming solutions on AWS.

Learn more about the AWS End User Computing Navigate >>

Join the AWS Partner Network (APN)

The APN is the global partner program for AWS and is focused on helping APN Partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions. As an APN Partner, you will receive business, technical, sales, and marketing resources to help you grow your business and better support your customers.

See all the benefits of being an APN Partner >>

Why Work with an APN Partner?

APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer. With their deep expertise on AWS, APN Partners are uniquely positioned to help your company at any stage of your Cloud Adoption Journey, and to help you achieve your business objectives.

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