Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Business Productivity

Amazon WorkDocs Update – auto provisioning of directory users

Amazon WorkDocs recently announced auto activation.  Auto activation is an automated provisioning of all directory users, which assists administrators in deploying their WorkDocs site at scale.  With auto activation, all directory users are provided a valid WorkDocs account when the site is provisioned. This enables each directory user to sign in with their existing corporate […]

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Work From Home Offer – Extended – Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon Chime

On April 1, 2020, we announced offers for new customers of Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon Chime.  For Amazon Workspaces, we enabled new customers to use up to 50 WorkSpaces with the Windows Standard bundle plus a collection of other WorkSpaces bundles for free so they could help their workforces work from home during the COVID-19 […]

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Work from home offer for Amazon WorkSpaces

Note – The Amazon WorkSpaces Free Tier Offer has been extended to September 30th, 2020. For more details please see the Work From Home Offer – Extended Blog. On March 18, 2020, Jeff Barr shared some of the things AWS is doing to help your workforce to work remotely, including providing services like Amazon Connect, […]

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New offers to enable work from home from Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkDocs

Earlier today, Jeff Barr shared several ways AWS is helping customers stand up and scale remote work and work from home initiatives, including new offers for Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkDocs. In this post, we would like to share a few more details. We are announcing two new offers that enable you to use Amazon […]

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Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with Amazon WorkSpaces

In my customer conversations, I am frequently asked how customers can use Amazon WorkSpaces in their Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity Planning (BCP). Questions involve what are the design options for their Amazon WorkSpaces service, and what other services must be planned for. This is especially important when end users are running Amazon WorkSpaces […]

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Five reasons to enable Amazon WorkDocs within your Amazon WorkSpaces environment

Amazon WorkDocs is a fully managed, secure, content creation, storage, and collaboration service. WorkDocs makes it easy to collaborate with others, and lets you easily share content, provide rich feedback, and collaboratively edit documents. WorkDocs lets you integrate with your existing systems, and offers a rich API so that you can develop your own content-rich […]

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Using Amazon WorkDocs with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 administrators can integrate their own user storage solutions with AppStream 2.0. To do this, they install a storage client on the image builder as they’re setting up their users’ application environment. Then they join their AppStream 2.0 fleets to their Active Directory domain, so that the storage client can sign in the […]

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