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Tag: AWS End User Computing

Creating custom CloudWatch dashboards

Creating custom Amazon CloudWatch dashboards and widgets for Amazon WorkSpaces

Customers often ask how to gain additional insights into their Amazon WorkSpaces operating system resource utilization, such as CPU utilization and memory consumption. In addition, they want to use these metrics with Amazon CloudWatch dimensions to dive into trends and compare WorkSpaces instances.  In a previous blog, we highlighted how to use CloudWatch to understand […]

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Automate copy of Amazon WorkSpaces tags to hybrid activation resources in AWS Systems Manager

AWS Systems Manager allows customers to manager their Amazon WorkSpaces using hybrid activation managed nodes. Systems Manager provides software inventories, OS patches, and configuration of Windows and Linux WorkSpaces, but it is difficult to identify and map managed node to the corresponding WorkSpaces without any tags. This is a time-consuming process in large organizations where […]

AWS and Webex collaborate to improve worker experience

Improve security, cost, and support for contact center agents At AWS, we obsess over our customers, and delighting customers with excellent service builds trust for any organization. In order for contact center agents in any company to deliver great customer service, IT must provide them with easy access to the tools they need to do […]

Exploring Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client

IT teams face continuous pressure to do more with less, while dealing with rapid employee turnover and ensuring employees have secure access to their desktops. The customer service and back-office workers don’t require general purpose desktops. Instead, they require secure access to websites and SaaS applications to complete their jobs. Announcing Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client, […]

Seamless and secure end-user computing at Intuit with Amazon WorkSpaces

About Intuit Intuit is the global financial technology platform that powers prosperity for 100 million customers with Intuit TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp. Intuit’s range of interconnected products and services deliver personalized AI-driven experiences at scale for a diverse customer base, including small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), self-employed individuals, freelancers, individual taxpayers, and tax […]

Getting the most out of VMware Horizon 8 with Amazon WorkSpaces Core

Amazon WorkSpaces Core is a managed virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) designed to work with third-party VDI. Organizations running on-premises VDI solutions face pressures to improve agility and reduce costs. Amazon WorkSpaces Core allows organizations using VMware Horizon 8 to combine their existing VDI management software with the security and reliability of the AWS Cloud. Join […]

Streamlining migration of virtual desktop infrastructure to AWS End User Computing

The flexibility of the cloud provides major advantages over on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), but many organizations’ VDI migration projects get stalled due to technical differences, architectural complexities, software licensing challenges, cross-team bureaucracy, and more. Amazon WorkSpaces Core is a managed virtual desktop infrastructure integrated with third-party VDI to improve your migration. Join us at […]

Convert desktop apps to SaaS without refactoring using Amazon AppStream 2.0

Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) come in many shapes and sizes. For some, software is their sole business, for others, it can be complimentary to their primary business. Nearly every ISV not born in the cloud, with a portfolio of traditional desktop applications, faces a common challenge: migrating to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or face a host of […]

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 […]

Disrupting your thinking on end-user computing

I love working on end-user computing. My group helps IT teams provide remote and hybrid workers with reliable access to the data and applications they need to do their jobs, while dealing with constraints on multiple fronts—ranging from controlling costs and staffing challenges to emerging security threats. Customers tell me all the time that traditional […]