Desktop and Application Streaming

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Preparing to migrate to Microsoft 365 apps at scale on Amazon WorkSpaces

Migrating to Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise at scale on Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon Web Services offers two choices to run Microsoft Office productivity applications on Amazon WorkSpaces Family services. One option is to license Microsoft Office as part of a WorkSpaces application bundle. As of August 1, 2023, you have the option to bring Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise licenses to use on Amazon WorkSpaces services. Microsoft 365 […]

From traditional to transformational: Converting applications to SaaS with Amazon AppStream 2.0

In today’s fast-paced digital world, the demand for cloud-based solutions are soaring. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) models are gaining recognition for their ability to transform application delivery, resulting in increased efficiency and Return on Investment (ROI). Amazon AppStream 2.0 empowers organizations to deliver applications and SaaS without the need to rewrite complex code. There are several advantages […]

Optimize application streaming costs with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Remote and hybrid work are here to stay. That means IT organizations must enable their modern workforce for the long term. If you are interested in giving end users access to their desktops and applications from anywhere, using any device, while keeping costs low, join us at re:Invent 2023 in Las Vegas. We are hosting […]

Amazon AppStream 2.0

Persistent storage for Amazon AppStream 2.0 Linux Fleets on Amazon Elastic File System

Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) used with Amazon AppStream 2.0 creates a persistent storage location often required by educational or research institutions while optimizing storage and application access. Combining these services simplifies how these institutions store their data or education materials and ensures researchers and students have access regardless of their location. Furthermore, the integration […]

How Intuit uses Amazon AppStream 2.0 to migrate QuickBooks Desktop users to QuickBooks Online

This post is co-authored by Salil Sinai Cuncoliencar, Staff Software Engineer at Intuit and Manoj Kale and Upendra V at AWS. Through customizing the Amazon AppStream 2.0 experience, Intuit simplifies their customers end user experience and migration from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online. In this blog post we share how Intuit successfully migrated legacy Intuit […]

Converting a desktop application to a cloud service in less than an hour

Converting a desktop application to a cloud service in less than an hour

On September 13, 2023, at AWS End User Computing Innovation Day, I will host a session demonstrating how to convert a desktop application to cloud-based delivery in less than an hour. I will provide an overview of Amazon AppStream 2.0 and discuss newly released features. I will also demonstrate how to use app block builder […]

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 […]

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 […]

Secure workloads with Amazon WorkSpaces Core

Since launching Amazon WorkSpaces Core, customers have asked us numerous questions related to maximizing workload security with this new service. In this blog, we’ll dive deep into the 3 most frequently asked security-related questions. As a refresher, WorkSpaces Core provides cloud-based, fully managed virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) designed to work with third-party VDI management solutions. […]

Streamline application onboarding with applications manager for Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 applications manager is a feature that streamlines the process of creating an app block. With applications manager, you create and connect to an app block builder instance and utilize the new application builder assistant to monitor your application installation. This new feature expands application compatibility with elastic fleets as well as reduces […]