Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Amazon WorkSpaces

Creating a self-service portal for Amazon WorkSpaces end users

When our customers are deploying Amazon WorkSpaces, they often ask: How can my users manage their own WorkSpaces instances? How can my administrators manage all of our instances? What they’re asking is how those two groups of users can perform certian tasks without access to the AWS Management Console. With potentially thousands of users accessing the console, […]

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How to Use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT on Amazon AppStream 2.0 or Amazon WorkSpaces

Today Autodesk published a blog post How to Use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT in a Virtual Environment showing how you can deploy AutoCAD on Amazon AppStream 2.0 and Amazon WorkSpaces to let your teams work without workstations. AutoCAD is a powerful computer-aided design (CAD) software used by architects, engineers, and construction professionals to create 2D and 3D designs for buildings, […]

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Integrating Microsoft Azure MFA Server with Amazon WorkSpaces

Overview Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed, secure cloud desktop service. You can use Amazon WorkSpaces to provision Windows and Linux desktops in just a few minutes and quickly scale to provide thousands of desktops to workers across the globe. Multifactor Authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from […]

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Add your WorkSpaces to Azure AD using Azure Active Directory Domain Services

As organizations transition to the cloud, managed directory offerings are becoming more prevalent. Administrators appreciate the robust controls without the management overhead of an on premises solution. To make these transitions successful, administrators must find ways to join their desktop fleets to cloud-based directories. While AWS Managed Microsoft AD natively supports Amazon WorkSpaces, customers can […]

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Integrating Okta MFA with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed, secure cloud desktop service. You can use Amazon WorkSpaces to provision either Windows or Linux desktops in just a few minutes and quickly scale to provide thousands of desktops to workers across the globe. Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from […]

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Use Amazon CloudWatch Events with Amazon WorkSpaces and AWS Lambda for greater fleet visibility

Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed, secure cloud desktop service. You can use Amazon WorkSpaces to provision either Windows or Linux desktops, and quickly scale to provide thousands of desktops to workers across the globe. With Amazon WorkSpaces, users can connect securely from anywhere using a software client or a supported web browser. Administrators have full control of the platforms […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces: Connecting your client device to your cloud desktop

One of the most surprising things we discovered when we launched Amazon WorkSpaces was that the most popular client for users to connect to their Windows WorkSpaces was…Windows. Back in 2013 when we launched Amazon WorkSpaces we were being guided by AWS customers that they wanted Windows desktops so they could connect to them from mobile […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces provides users with secure access to their desktop application environment. Key to be able to use applications effectively is the ability to save and access data – documents, spreadsheets, reports, interesting pictures of cats. WorkSpaces users can make use of Amazon WorkDocs Drive to store their data. You can access files stored in […]

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Automate Amazon WorkSpaces with a Self-Service Portal

Amazon WorkSpaces is a secure, and managed cloud desktop as a service. With Amazon WorkSpaces, you can provision either a Windows or Linux desktop for your users in minutes and allow them to access to desktops from any supported devices from any location. The WorkSpaces self-service portal helps customers streamline the process to deploy WorkSpaces […]

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Build an Amazon Lex Chatbot to Manage Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces is a Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) service lets customers build scalable and secure cloud-based desktops for any number of users. It provides users access to the documents, applications, and resources that they need – anywhere, anytime, and from any supported device. Customers using Amazon WorkSpaces usually start with specific use cases. An example use case […]

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