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Category: Amazon WorkSpaces

Multi-Factor Authentication for Amazon WorkSpaces

is a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud. You can easily provision and manage cloud-based desktops that can be accessed from laptops, iPads, Kindle Fire, and Android tablets. Today we are enhancing WorkSpaces with support for multi-factor authentication using an on-premises RADIUS server. In plain English, your WorkSpaces users will now be able […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces is Now Available

We announced a Limited Preview of Amazon WorkSpaces at last fall’s AWS re:Invent conference and I wrote a detailed blog post at that time. As you may recall, Amazon WorkSpaces provides a desktop computing environment in the cloud. It gives enterprise IT the power to meet the needs of a diverse user base by providing […]

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TCO Comparison: Amazon WorkSpaces and Traditional Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

Today, we announced Amazon WorkSpaces, a fully managed desktop computing solution in the cloud. Amazon WorkSpaces delivers a users documents, applications and resources to tablets, PCs, and Macs. The service has the benefits of on-premises VDI such as mobility and security combined with all the powerful AWS benefits such as pay-as-you-go and simplified management. With […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces – Desktop Computing in the Cloud

Once upon a time, enterprises had a straightforward way to give each employee access to a desktop computer. New employees would join the organization and receive a standard-issue desktop, preconfigured with a common set of tools and applications. This one-size-fits all model was acceptable in the early days of personal computing, but not anymore. Enterprise […]

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