About Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces is a cloud-based solution which enables businesses to provision virtual Microsoft Windows or Amazon Linux desktops, allowing end-users to remotely access documents, applications and resources via multiple devices. Employees can also personalize the WorkSpace settings with various options such as wallpaper, icons and shortcuts.

The application utilizes streaming protocols, letting professionals analyze the hosted desktop, network and device in order to determine compression/decompression algorithms for transmitting media. Deployed within Amazon Virtual Private Network (VPC), it allows administrators to encrypt documents and set up restrictions for accessing resources within a network.

It integrates with Microsoft Active Directory and ...


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3 Reviews of Amazon WorkSpaces

Overall rating

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July 2020

Fábio Roque da Silva from Religious Institutions

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Company Size: 1 employee

Industry: Education Management

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

July 2020

Very functional and safe

Pros

It allows a test phase with several instances and functionalities. The feeling of security for keeping important data in the cloud is irreplaceable. It has an excellent cost-benefit.

Cons

The free trial features are very good, but it could free up a few more instances.

December 2020

Anonymous

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Company Size: 5,001-10,000 employees

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

December 2020

amazon work space similar to horizon or vdi

ease to use decreases patching and upgrades on infra

Pros

easy to use no infrastructure necessary.no need of purchase of hardware no need to rack and stack windows vmware license storage every thing will be taken care by amazon

Cons

support .we will not have direct contact need to schedule a meeting for troubleshooting issues

Reasons for Choosing Amazon WorkSpaces

vm vdi ,citrix,horizon

July 2020

Ankit from Citiustech

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Company Size: 10,000+ employees

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

3.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

4.0

July 2020

Setup Remote Desktops for the clients

Pros

1. It can easily setup remote desktops on the client machines 2. It is pretty secured as it asks for multifactor authentication code everytime you login 3. Multiple instances of the multiple workspaces can be opened at a time 4. The workspace retains to its state even when the application is closed

Cons

1. It lags at times, might be due to low internet connectivity 2. You need to repeatedly put multifactor authentication code if you mistakenly close the workspace application