Desktop and Application Streaming

AWS EUC @re:Invent: Create an online software trial with Amazon AppStream 2.0

At re:Invent 2022, I am hosting EUC 305: Create an online software trial with Amazon AppStream 2.0. In this workshop, learn how independent software vendors (ISVs) use Amazon AppStream 2.0 to deliver applications. Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a secure, fully managed application and desktop streaming service that allows you to provide access to your applications […]

AWS End User Computing

AWS EUC @re:Invent: Securing End User Computing Workloads on AWS End User Computing Services

Getting started with AWS End User Computing Services is straightforward. We have an abundance of documentation covering how to get started with our services such as Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0 to enable customers to get off the ground quickly. On November 30th at AWS re:Invent 2022, join me in a chalk talk to […]

AWS End User Computing

AWS EUC @re:Invent: Getting started with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Do you want to stream applications and desktops to end users anywhere, on any device, via a web browser? Do you like to learn by doing? Then join us for Getting started with Amazon AppStream 2.0 (session EUC303) on Tuesday, November 29 at 2:45pm in Mandalay Bay room Breakers K (Level 2 South). In this […]

Build an enterprise cost and usage dashboard for Amazon WorkSpaces

Customers often ask how they can gain insight into their Amazon WorkSpaces cost and usage. They’d like to query and visualize their cost and usage data for many reasons: Understand how many hours per month each individual Amazon WorkSpace is actually used. WorkSpaces with low or no usage at all can then be terminated based […]

AWS End User Computing

AWS EUC @re:Invent: Enable secure access to private resources with Amazon WorkSpaces Web

Do you need to provide users with access to sensitive, internal, web applications in a secure environment? Or do you need to provide remote users with access to SaaS applications that are typically accessible only from your corporate network? Are you interested in preventing data exfiltration from web applications in your internal network? Want to […]

AWS End User Computing

AWS EUC @re:Invent: Creating remote work environments that optimize security and productivity with Capital One

Have you ever considered delivering your remote work environment through AWS? Did you know you that doing so will also optimize remote work security and productivity? Remote work comes with a number of challenges. Remote work delivered through AWS End User Computing (EUC) can improve the employee experience while addressing these challenges. At AWS re:Invent, […]

SAML 2.0 and certificate-based authentication now available with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces now supports SAML 2.0 and certificate-based authentication (CBA). SAML 2.0 authentication enables a consistent and familiar experience for end users. It allows you to extend security features available from your SAML 2.0 identity provider (IdP) to WorkSpaces, including multi-factor authentication (MFA) and contextual access. With CBA, you provide end users with a single […]

Performance enhancements to Amazon WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP)

Introduction With the recent shift to hybrid work, many IT organizations support large numbers of remote workers. This can be challenging, especially when deploying a cloud-based virtual desktop solution intended to maximize user productivity and enable seamless collaboration, regardless of network conditions. Since the initial launch of Amazon WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP), AWS continues to […]

New features enhance Amazon WorkSpaces Family performance & productivity

Introduction AWS customers use Amazon WorkSpaces Family services to support a wide range of workloads from enabling remote workers with cloud-based VDI solutions to turning desktop applications into software as a service (SaaS) without refactoring. Recognizing that every AWS customer has unique requirements, AWS provides a broad portfolio of services and an exceptional customer experience, […]

Advancing business continuity with Amazon WorkSpaces Multi-Region Resilience

Amazon WorkSpaces Multi-Region Resilience offers cost-effective, easy-to-manage business continuity solutions with less than 30-minute recovery time objective (RTO) using WorkSpaces standby configuration. In this article, I describe the key concepts to set up Amazon WorkSpaces Multi-Region Resilience, including the WorkSpaces standby configuration with cross-Region redirection, configuring DNS service and DNS routing policies, and notifying WorkSpaces […]