Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Announcements

New Amazon WorkSpaces features drive customer choice and flexibility

No two customers are alike. This reality is built into how we think about the AWS End User Computing (EUC) category. AWS EUC offers a set of services that help organizations securely deliver desktops and applications to employees in any supported AWS Region. In practice, this has meant that each organization employs their own unique […]

Amazon WorkSpaces Application Manager (Amazon WAM) is retiring

Retiring Amazon WAM Since launching Amazon WorkSpaces Application Manager in 2015, we have accelerated our pace of innovation in AWS End User Computing (EUC). We have launched new services, added additional features, and expanded our global community of partners. Our customers tell us that they need application management solutions that can scale to support all […]

Workshops for Amazon AppStream 2.0 and Amazon WorkSpaces updated

The End User Compute on AWS workshops have been updated. These workshops are hands-on labs to teach or introduce practical skills, techniques, or concepts to help you solve business problems. In getting started with Amazon AppStream 2.0, you learn how to deploy and stream desktop applications with Amazon AppStream 2.0. Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a […]

AWS Announces the General Availability of Amazon WorkSpaces Web

We consistently hear from our customers that they are migrating critical workloads from legacy applications to cloud based, SaaS web applications. Unlike traditional desktop or mobile application development, web applications are often easier to build and support, they can offer nearly zero downtime, they can deliver better performance for geographically distributed users who may not […]

Your guide to End User Computing at re:Invent 2021

re:Invent 2021 is back in person! After our first virtual re:Invent in 2020 we are excited to be with our customers both in person and virtually. Our End User Computing (EUC) speakers are excited to present live and cover EUC this year’s launches, best practices, and more. Start building out your re:Invent calendar and secure […]

AWS announces availability of Elastic fleets with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 Elastic fleets help customers remove capacity management tasks and reduce costs.  AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed, non-persistent application and desktop streaming service that enables users to access the resources they need securely, from anywhere. Applications and data are securely streamed across the network as encrypted pixels. With AppStream 2.0, companies can quickly […]

Amazon WorkSpaces Flexible Workforce Offer Available on August 1, 2021

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic we have focused on helping customers scale up quickly on Amazon WorkSpaces. As a result, our customers were able to run their business continuously while keeping employees safe. Customers tell us about their journey, and that their mix of remote and in office work will change as they […]

AWS announces Availability of Amazon AppStream 2.0 in the Europe (London) Region

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is now generally available in the AWS Europe (London) Region. AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed, non-persistent desktop and application virtualization service that runs on AWS. AppStream 2.0 helps you securely stream applications and data online across the globe without acquiring, provisioning, and operating infrastructure. You can scale your desktops and applications on […]

Reduce image maintenance overhead with Managed Image Updates for Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 recently added a new feature called Managed Image Updates, which significantly reduces the effort required for customers to keep their images up to date. Software patching is critical for the security and performance of compute resources. Frequent patching is listed as a best practice in the Security Pillar of the Well-Architected Framework. […]

AWS Announces Availability of Amazon WorkSpaces in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region

Amazon WorkSpaces is now generally available in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region. Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed, secure Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution that runs on AWS. With WorkSpaces, customers can provision virtual, cloud-based Windows and Linux desktops for their users, providing them with access to the documents, applications, and resources they need, anywhere, anytime, from […]