Amazon WorkSpaces

Fully managed virtual desktops

Why WorkSpaces?

Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service that helps organizations provide end users access to applications and data while optimizing costs and maximizing productivity. WorkSpaces gives organizations the flexibility to choose between highly configurable virtual desktops for workers that need access to a consistent, personalized environment each time they log in or pools of virtual desktops shared across a group of users to help reduce costs. Amazon WorkSpaces Personal and Amazon WorkSpaces Pools are managed through the same AWS Management Console interface for a unified administrative experience.

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WorkSpaces provides users access to applications and data stored on AWS, helping maximize productivity and business continuity with a financially backed SLA. WorkSpaces services are built on AWS, which is architected to be among the most secure cloud computing environments available today.
WorkSpaces gives you the flexibility to bring Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise licenses to run on WorkSpaces services.
With WorkSpaces, you can manage a blend of WorkSpaces Personal and WorkSpaces Pools virtual desktops using the same set of applications for all users, resulting in a unified experience for admins and end users. The onboarding tool within the AWS Management Console recommends a suitable WorkSpaces configuration based on your use case, further reducing the administrative burden.
WorkSpaces provides a flexible and cost-effective pricing model with monthly and hourly billing options. With hourly billing, you only pay for the resources you use, making it easier to scale your virtual desktop infrastructure up or down as your business needs change. This pay-as-you-go approach removes the need for large upfront investments and helps you fine-tune your virtual desktop spending.

Use Cases

Provide employees with secure access to virtual desktops from any location, improving productivity and collaboration while ensuring data security and compliance.

Provision high-performance virtual desktops faster with powerful GPUs and CPUs, allowing users to run compute-intensive workloads while saving costs with pay-as-you-go billing.

Provide knowledge workers with a variety of desktop configurations, productivity applications, and resources to maximize productivity.

Quickly create learning environments for employees, students, or educators with access to preconfigured virtual desktops comprising necessary applications and resources.

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