Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Amazon WorkSpaces

Preparing to migrate to Microsoft 365 apps at scale on Amazon WorkSpaces

Migrating to Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise at scale on Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon Web Services offers two choices to run Microsoft Office productivity applications on Amazon WorkSpaces Family services. One option is to license Microsoft Office as part of a WorkSpaces application bundle. As of August 1, 2023, you have the option to bring Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise licenses to use on Amazon WorkSpaces services. Microsoft 365 […]

Improve security and efficiency managing developer desktops with Amazon WorkSpaces

The benefits of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for managing development, test, and other IT-oriented desktop environments have been long understood by many of our global customers. These organizations realize that centralizing the compute for technical users through virtual desktops enables them to stop provisioning expensive laptops, shipping them worldwide, and worrying about how to retrieve […]

Getting started with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces is a secure, fully managed, fully persistent desktop service. With Amazon WorkSpaces, you quickly provision cloud-based virtual desktops that users access from anywhere, on any supported device.  As a managed service, you don’t have to worry about procuring and maintaining your own complex infrastructure and management stack. You can select from a curated […]

Genomics England improves its researcher experience with Amazon WorkSpaces

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in the United Kingdom, Genomics England is at the forefront of human genome research. The company began as a vessel to execute the UK Government’s bold plan to sequence 100,000 whole genomes and incorporate genomic medicine into routine care through the NHS, a feat they achieved in 2018 after just […]


Securely stream AWS workloads to your remote workers

Organizations running traditional Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) miss out on the optimizations offered by cloud-native technologies. Modernizing VDI helps increase the agility, reliability, and cost optimization of maintaining workloads at scale. Cloud-native AWS End User Computing (EUC) solutions provide a clear path to achieving these benefits out of the box. AWS EUC offers several fully-managed, […]

Deploying and managing Amazon WorkSpaces applications with Ansible

Amazon WorkSpaces provides administrators with a fully managed virtual desktop infrastructure, which scales on-demand, with no up-front commitment costs. Amazon available in Microsoft Windows, Amazon Linux 2, and Ubuntu based versions. Foundational challenges with the maintenance of a persistent virtual desktop infrastructure include the management of application deployments and patching status validation. This is especially […]

Optimize Amazon WorkSpaces performance with the EUC Metrics Portal

Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop virtualization service for Windows, Amazon Linux 2, and Ubuntu, that allows you to access resources from any supported device and has no up-front commitment costs. Amazon AppStream 2.0 manages the AWS resources required to host and run your applications, scales automatically, and provides access to your users on […]

Automate management of Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0

Automating key processes is essential to managing Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0 effectively at scale. Proper use of automation leads to efficiency and productivity improvements. Attend this hands-on builders’ session to learn how to use scripts and other workflows to manage WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0 at scale. Use this knowledge to overcome common […]

Generate custom usage reports for Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces provides different options to monitor the service usage for your workload. These available metrics offer different ways to monitor your WorkSpaces connections. These metrics are all emitted at the service level, so granular in-session metrics are not available. With WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP) adopting NICE DCV as its desktop streaming mechanism, customers unlock […]

Secure browser access with Amazon WorkSpaces Web

Amazon WorkSpaces Web is a service that provides secure browsing in an isolated environment in AWS, at a low cost and predictable price. Join us at AWS End User Computing Innovation Day 2023, for a technical deep-dive session focused on Amazon WorkSpaces Web. We will discuss key WorkSpaces Web use cases and demonstrating new features […]