Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Announcements

Exploring Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client

IT teams face continuous pressure to do more with less, while dealing with rapid employee turnover and ensuring employees have secure access to their desktops. The customer service and back-office workers don’t require general purpose desktops. Instead, they require secure access to websites and SaaS applications to complete their jobs. Announcing Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client, […]

Getting the most out of VMware Horizon 8 with Amazon WorkSpaces Core

Amazon WorkSpaces Core is a managed virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) designed to work with third-party VDI. Organizations running on-premises VDI solutions face pressures to improve agility and reduce costs. Amazon WorkSpaces Core allows organizations using VMware Horizon 8 to combine their existing VDI management software with the security and reliability of the AWS Cloud. Join […]

Streamlining migration of virtual desktop infrastructure to AWS End User Computing

The flexibility of the cloud provides major advantages over on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), but many organizations’ VDI migration projects get stalled due to technical differences, architectural complexities, software licensing challenges, cross-team bureaucracy, and more. Amazon WorkSpaces Core is a managed virtual desktop infrastructure integrated with third-party VDI to improve your migration. Join us at […]

Convert desktop apps to SaaS without refactoring using Amazon AppStream 2.0

Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) come in many shapes and sizes. For some, software is their sole business, for others, it can be complimentary to their primary business. Nearly every ISV not born in the cloud, with a portfolio of traditional desktop applications, faces a common challenge: migrating to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or face a host of […]

Disrupting your thinking on end-user computing

I love working on end-user computing. My group helps IT teams provide remote and hybrid workers with reliable access to the data and applications they need to do their jobs, while dealing with constraints on multiple fronts—ranging from controlling costs and staffing challenges to emerging security threats. Customers tell me all the time that traditional […]

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 […]

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 […]

Optimizing costs using Amazon AppStream 2.0 fleet options

Today, organizations have challenges with their traditional virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Scalability, performance, and cost are top of mind in the discussion. The migration to cloud native AWS End User Computing (EUC) solutions provide options to leverage the cloud benefits and align with your organization’s requirement. Amazon AppStream 2.0 offers capabilities for your end users […]

Optimize application streaming costs with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Remote and hybrid work are here to stay. That means IT organizations must enable their modern workforce for the long term. If you are interested in giving end users access to their desktops and applications from anywhere, using any device, while keeping costs low, join us at re:Invent 2023 in Las Vegas. We are hosting […]