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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, […]

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 […]

Extending VMware Horizon to Amazon WorkSpaces

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 […]

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 […]

How Verint Uses Amazon WorkSpaces Web to Securely Access Internal Resources

Amazon WorkSpaces Web is a low-cost, fully managed, secure browser built to facilitate secure access to internal websites and software as a service (SaaS) applications from existing web browsers, without the administrative burden of appliances or specialized client software. Protect internal content with enterprise controls, while providing access to all the web-based productivity tools users […]

Understand end-user access to Amazon WorkSpaces with Amazon CloudWatch

Customers often ask how to gain additional insights into how their users are connecting to WorkSpaces. In addition, customers want to know environments that do not meet the required client supported version. In a previous post, to analyze access patterns in Amazon WorkSpaces, we highlighted how this can be accomplished using Amazon QuickSight. This can […]

Amazon WorkSpaces Work from Home Offer for 2021

Looking back on a year with COVID-19 It is hard to believe that we are coming up on a year of living with COVID-19. In February 2020, countries around the world were beginning to institute travel restrictions, and organizations were shifting large portions of their teams to working from home. We knew that customers needed […]

Your guide to End User Computing at re:Invent 2020

re:Invent 2020 will be looking a little different this year, and has gone fully virtual! Our End User Computing (EUC) speakers are excited to present in this new format and share EUC launches, best practices, and more. Registration for re:Invent this year is free and you can explore the session catalogue for our sessions and […]

Use Azure MFA and Microsoft Network Policy Server (NPS) for multi-factor authentication with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces offers several options to secure access to your WorkSpaces. This includes working with your Radius infrastructure to provide Multi Factor Authentication. With the deprecation of the Azure MFA server, customers wanting to leverage Azure MFA now need to deploy a Network Policy Server (NPS). Depending on the types of Tokens in use, the […]