AWS Summit London 2014 | Amazon WorkSpaces (100)

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Amazon WorkSpaces is a new service from AWS that delivery fully managed desktops in the Cloud. In this session you be able to learn more about the benefits and capabilities of WorkSpaces and see a …

Amazon WorkSpaces is a new service from AWS that delivery fully managed desktops in the Cloud. In this session you be able to learn more about the benefits and capabilities of WorkSpaces and see a demo of the user's experience when using WorkSpaces and the administrators' experience in managing it.

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  • 1. © 2014 Amazon.com, Inc. and its affiliates. All rights reserved. May not be copied, modified, or distributed in whole or in part without the express consent of Amazon.com, Inc. Amazon WorkSpaces: Fully Managed Desktops in the Cloud Glen Robinson, Amazon Web Services April 30th 2014
  • 2. What we’ll cover: • Why WorkSpaces? • What WorkSpaces offers you • Demo! • WorkSpace Sync + Demo! • Integrating with your existing infrastructure • Another demo! • Q&A
  • 3. Why did we build WorkSpaces..?
  • 4. Some Customer Challenges • Realizing the “Virtual Desktop Dream” • BYOD is increasingly popular • Workforces are increasingly diverse • Tablet adoption significant • Keeping all these desktops secure
  • 5. What does WorkSpaces offer you..? • Fully Managed • Support Multiple Devices • Keep Data Secure and Available • Choose Software & Hardware • Pay as You Go • Corporate Directory Integration
  • 6. Sample Use Cases (there are many more) • Mobile Device Access • Secure WorkSpaces • Remote Employees • Seasonal Workers • Student WorkSpaces • Developer WorkSpaces
  • 7. Fully Managed • Launch the number of WorkSpaces you need • All heavy lifting taken care of by AWS • Users receive email to install clients and connect WorkSpaces
  • 8. Demo: Let’s provision a WorkSpace! (and have a look at the console!)
  • 9. Support Multiple Devices • iPad • Kindle Fire HDX (Keyboard & Mouse) • Android Tablet • Microsoft Windows • Mac
  • 10. Keep Data Secure and Available • No data stored on end-user device • Only Pixels delivered to users (PCoIP) • User volume backed by Amazon S3
  • 11. Keep Data Secure and Available • Securely backup and sync users data • Install on the WorkSpace and a PC or Mac • Data is backed up to Amazon S3 • Users can access their data when they need it
  • 12. Demo: Let’s look at WorkSpace Sync
  • 13. Choose Software and Hardware All WorkSpaces Bundles provide the Windows 7 Experience to users (provided by Windows Server 2008 R2 with RDS).
  • 14. Install your own software • No technical restrictions on software installation • Use the tools you already use to distribute • Check with your ISV • Ask for WorkSpaces support
  • 15. Pay as You Go WorkSpaces Bundle Monthly Price Standard $35 Standard Plus $50 Performance $60 Performance Plus $75 • No up-front commitment • Delete WorkSpaces at any time • Price includes infrastructure (compute/storage/bandwidth) application access
  • 16. WorkSpaces Connect: AD Integration • Users: Get to use existing Enterprise Credentials • IT: WorkSpaces behave like regular desktops
  • 17. Corporate Directory Integration • Manage WorkSpaces like any other desktop – Group Policy – Install agents – Software Distributions Tool • Store in the OU that makes sense to you • Don’t change the way you manage – Just less heavy lifting
  • 18. Corporate Directory Integration Steps • Ensure existing AD is reachable (via VPC) • This could be on-premises or in EC2 • Configure WorkSpaces Connect • Launch WorkSpaces in connected directory
  • 19. Corporate Directory Integration Subnet 2 Subnet 1 AZ ‘A’ AZ ‘B’ Workspaces API End-point (Customer Network) VPN Connection OAuth Gateway Public IP Secure Auth (443) Public IP WS User1 Public IP WS User2 On-premises Domain Controllers Directory Join Directory Join WorkSpaces Connect WorkSpaces Connect On-premises Resources
  • 20. Resource Access Subnet 2 AZ ‘A’ AZ ‘B’ Workspaces API End-point (Customer Network) VPN Connection OAuth Gateway Public IP Secure Auth (443) Public IP WS User1 Public IP WS User2 On-premises Domain Controllers On-premises Resources Subnet 1 Subnet 3 Subnet 4
  • 21. Demo: Corporate Directory Integration
  • 22. Availability • WorkSpaces is now available to all customers • AWS region availability: – US-East-1 (N.Virginia) – US-West-2 (Oregon) • Further regions to follow soon
  • 23. Recap • Amazon WorkSpaces is available to all customers • Fully-managed desktops • No commitment – provision in minutes • Choice of bundles of hardware and software • Securely sync data • Support multiple devices • Integrate with your corporate Active Directory
  • 24. AWS Partner Trail Win a Kindle Fire • 10 in total • Get a code from our sponsors
  • 25. Please rate this session using the AWS Summits App and help us build better events
  • 26. #AWSSummit @AWScloud @AWS_UKI
  • 27. © 2014 Amazon.com, Inc. and its affiliates. All rights reserved. May not be copied, modified, or distributed in whole or in part without the express consent of Amazon.com, Inc. Amazon WorkSpaces: Fully Managed Desktops in the Cloud Glen Robinson, Amazon Web Services April 30th 2014 Thank you!