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Infor accelerates time to market by converting application to SaaS with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Infor, founded in 2002 and headquartered in New York City, is a global leader in ERP and industry-specific cloud software products. With over 65,000 customers in 177 countries across the globe, Infor uses Amazon AppStream 2.0 to cost effectively deliver a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) version of their construction payroll application to customers. Opportunity | Meet customer […]

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Track user processes in Amazon AppStream 2.0 sessions

Introduction Many customers utilizing Amazon AppStream 2.0 want to track employee usage of specific applications. This data can be used to track the frequency/duration of application use, and help optimize licensing costs. In addition, built-in AppStream 2.0 usage reports record applications launched from the application catalog, but not applications launched from desktop shortcuts or from other applications. This […]

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Migrating Amazon WorkSpaces services from Microsoft Office included bundles to Microsoft 365

AWS offers two choices for running office productivity applications on Amazon WorkSpaces services. You can purchase Microsoft Office as part of a WorkSpaces application bundle. Beginning August 1, 2023, you can bring Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise licenses to use on Amazon WorkSpaces services. Microsoft 365 adds to the power of WorkSpaces services with popular […]

Empowering your workforce with Amazon WorkSpaces services and Microsoft 365

Tens of thousands of customers use Amazon WorkSpaces services as their end-user computing service to provide secure, scalable, and cost-effective virtual desktops with all the tools required for users to do their jobs. Customers use all sorts of applications on their WorkSpaces virtual desktops, from single-purpose web apps to guide warehouse workers to complex rendering […]

Build a customizable Virtual Desktop Infrastructure portal with NICE DCV

Fully managed Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions have become increasingly popular in recent years. This is due to their ability to provide flexible and efficient access to remote desktop environments from anywhere. Using a managed service reduces the burden of CAPEX risks, maintenance, and costly, lengthy hardware upgrades. AWS offers fully managed End User Computing […]

Providing hands-on technical experience at Parkway Schools with AppStream 2.0

As the demand for technology-based jobs continues to grow, the need for career and technical education (CTE) as well as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) based curriculum continues to evolve in the classroom to prepare students for their careers. In addition to making improvements in classroom curriculum, K12 organizations have been seeking alternative methods […]

AWS EUC New York Summit: Using Amazon CloudWatch to analyze user access to Amazon WorkSpaces

Are you looking to gain additional insight how your users are connecting to Amazon WorkSpaces? Would you like to track and report on IP addresses, platforms, and client versions being used to access Amazon WorkSpaces? Join us in New York City on July 26th at 9:00 AM EDT for our builders session EUC201. In this […]

Use AWS Lambda to adjust scaling steps and thresholds for Amazon AppStream 2.0

This blog post walks you through creating an event driven solution with AWS Lambda to change your AppStream 2.0 auto scaling policy based on time of day. With Amazon AppStream 2.0’s Fleet Auto Scaling capabilities you can adjust the size of your AppStream 2.0 fleet automatically to match user demand. However, with certain usage patterns, […]

Dynamically set NICE DCV session permissions at Windows logon

When using system authentication, Windows-based NICE DCV servers delegate client authentication to the underlying operating system. Upon authentication, DCV validates the DCV permissions, which specify the users that are allowed to access the session stream and the features they can use. Dynamically setting DCV session permissions allows administrators to automate session permissions based on specific […]

Manage Aurora databases using an AppStream 2.0 Elastic fleet

Customers are migrating from commercial databases to open-source databases on AWS like Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora MySQL. As a best practice, customers configure these databases to be running in a private subnet within an Amazon VPC. When database administrators (DBA) have to perform admin activities on these databases they log in to a […]