Desktop and Application Streaming

Tag: Amazon AppStream 2.0

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 […]

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Automate AppStream 2.0 Elastic fleet application updates with AWS Systems Manager

With Amazon AppStream 2.0 Elastic fleets you can stream portable applications to users without having to manage AppStream 2.0 images, configure scaling policies, or predict utilization. A portable application is an application that can have all of its dependencies reside in a single mounted path. Elastic fleets download a virtual hard disk (VHD) that contains […]

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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 […]

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Optimize User Experience with latency-based routing for Amazon AppStream 2.0

This blog post walks you through the configuration of deploying a multi-Region AppStream 2.0 workload that can automatically direct users to the AppStream 2.0 Region with the lowest latency for streaming sessions when connecting with a third-party SAML 2.0 identity provider. If the AppStream 2.0 deployment they use for their role is tied to a […]

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Cross-Region redirection with Geo Targetly and Amazon AppStream 2.0

You can setup cross-Region redirection with services like Geo Targetly to automatically redirect Amazon AppStream 2.0 users to the AppStream stacks that are closest to their current location. If the AppStream 2.0 deployment they use for their role is tied to a specific Region, users can experience high latency when traveling far distances from the […]

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OneLogin SSO with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 supports identity federation to AppStream 2.0 stacks through Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML 2.0). This feature offers your users the convenience of access to their AppStream 2.0 applications using their existing identity credentials. You also have the security benefit of identity authentication by your IdP. By using your IdP, you can […]

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Enable federation with JumpCloud SSO and Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 supports identity federation to AppStream 2.0 stacks through Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML 2.0). This feature offers your users the convenience of access to their AppStream 2.0 applications using their existing identity credentials. You also have the security benefit of identity authentication by your IdP. By using your IdP, you can […]

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Create a Single Identity Provider for all your Amazon AppStream 2.0 Stacks with Azure AD

Customers use Amazon AppStream 2.0 to centrally manage applications and stream them to their end users. Organizations have multiple stacks associated with different fleets to separate workloads based on underlying resources, applications, or different user permissions. Administrators want a way to manage permissions for multiple stacks without having to create an IAM identity provider for […]

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How to automate Amazon AppStream 2.0 image deployment

In a previous blog, we looked at how to schedule managed image updates for Amazon AppStream 2.0 using AWS serverless services. In this blog, we describe how to automate the deployment of AppStream 2.0 images to existing fleets. By creating the automated deployment workflow, we can schedule the update of the fleets during off hours, […]

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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 […]

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