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AWS End User Computing

AWS EUC @re:Invent: Creating remote work environments that optimize security and productivity with Capital One

Have you ever considered delivering your remote work environment through AWS? Did you know you that doing so will also optimize remote work security and productivity? Remote work comes with a number of challenges. Remote work delivered through AWS End User Computing (EUC) can improve the employee experience while addressing these challenges. At AWS re:Invent, […]

SAML 2.0 and certificate-based authentication now available with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces now supports SAML 2.0 and certificate-based authentication (CBA). SAML 2.0 authentication enables a consistent and familiar experience for end users. It allows you to extend security features available from your SAML 2.0 identity provider (IdP) to WorkSpaces, including multi-factor authentication (MFA) and contextual access. With CBA, you provide end users with a single […]

Performance enhancements to Amazon WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP)

Introduction With the recent shift to hybrid work, many IT organizations support large numbers of remote workers. This can be challenging, especially when deploying a cloud-based virtual desktop solution intended to maximize user productivity and enable seamless collaboration, regardless of network conditions. Since the initial launch of Amazon WorkSpaces Streaming Protocol (WSP), AWS continues to […]

New features enhance Amazon WorkSpaces Family performance & productivity

Introduction AWS customers use Amazon WorkSpaces Family services to support a wide range of workloads from enabling remote workers with cloud-based VDI solutions to turning desktop applications into software as a service (SaaS) without refactoring. Recognizing that every AWS customer has unique requirements, AWS provides a broad portfolio of services and an exceptional customer experience, […]

Advancing business continuity with Amazon WorkSpaces Multi-Region Resilience

Amazon WorkSpaces Multi-Region Resilience offers cost-effective, easy-to-manage business continuity solutions with less than 30-minute recovery time objective (RTO) using WorkSpaces standby configuration. In this article, I describe the key concepts to set up Amazon WorkSpaces Multi-Region Resilience, including the WorkSpaces standby configuration with cross-Region redirection, configuring DNS service and DNS routing policies, and notifying WorkSpaces […]

Enhance customer choice and flexibility with HP thin clients and Amazon WorkSpaces

Today, AWS End User Computing (EUC) announced a collaboration with HP Inc., an industry leading provider of reliable, high performance, thin client devices designed for cloud computing. The HP ThinPro and Windows 10 IoT thin clients are currently shipping and are qualified for use with Amazon WorkSpaces. HP is the first Thin Client OEM to […]

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AWS EUC @re:Invent: Streamlining log-on experience for Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0

Customer experience is top of mind and one of our top priorities. Creating a good customer experience also means balancing user experience and maintaining a strong security posture. Maintaining a high security bar is especially important while managing a hybrid workforce. One key blocker to a great customer experience is having to sign on into […]

AWS End User Computing

AWS EUC @re:Invent: Getting Started with Amazon WorkSpaces

At re:Invent 2022, we are hosting a hands-on workshop EUC 306: Getting started with Amazon WorkSpaces. In this workshop, you learn how to deploy cloud desktops using Amazon WorkSpaces. Amazon WorkSpaces is a secure, fully managed, fully persistent desktop computing service. With Amazon WorkSpaces, you can quickly provision cloud-based Windows and Linux virtual desktops. With […]

AWS End User Computing

What AWS End User Computing is brewing for re:Invent 2022

It’s that time of year again! AWS re:Invent is right around the corner, and whether you’re attending the event or not, we want to make sure you know of all the opportunities to learn about ways to implement virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and convert Windows- or Linux-based desktop applications to SaaS using AWS End User […]

Extending VMware Horizon to Amazon WorkSpaces Core

Customers want to use desktop services to deliver business-critical application and desktops to their end users at scale. Customers who have deployed a VMware Horizon 8 or newer ask how Amazon Web Services (AWS) can extend capabilities, without having to buy additional hardware. The use cases might be temporary workers, extending an existing data center […]