Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Amazon WorkSpaces

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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Customize Amazon AppStream 2.0 with your own brand

We recently released Custom Branding for Amazon AppStream 2.0. With this launch, you can now customize your users’ AppStream 2.0 experience with your own logo, color, text, redirect URLs, and help links in the application catalog page. In this blog post, I walk through how you can customize AppStream 2.0 with an example from BiZZdesign. BiZZdesign uses AppStream 2.0 […]

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Welcome to the Desktop and Application Streaming Blog

Welcome to the Desktop and Application Streaming blog! Managing corporate desktops and applications is hard, and it’s been getting harder for a long time. If you’re responsible for providing desktops and applications to end users you know what I mean. When we talk with customers, we see a repeated pattern of challenges in delivering and […]

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