Moving your Desktops to the Cloud with Amazon WorkSpaces

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Published on July 5, 2016

Author: AmazonWebServices


1. © 2016, Amazon Web Services, Inc. or its Affiliates. All rights reserved. Moving Your Desktops to the Cloud with Amazon Workspaces Drew Dennis June 30, 2016

2. Business Landscape Is Changing Security Breaches In 2015, the average data breach cost $3.8M1 Evolving Workforce 65% of employees think a flexible and remote work schedule would increase their productivity2 Dynamic Organizations Global mergers and acquisitions reached $4.3 Trillion in 2015, an all-time high3 1. 2. 3.

3. What Customers Are Telling Us Personal Computers  Manage inventory  Secure endpoints  BYOD is complicated  Data must be backed up  Expensive to scale On-Premises VDI  Upfront investment  Weeks to deploy  Requires management  Servers must be secured  Expensive to scale BYOD Contract workers Mobile workers Securing data Being agile What’s not working well for our customers and why?

4. Amazon WorkSpaces – Managed Cloud Desktops Scale consistentlySecure Pay-as-you-goSimple management Highly interactive cloud desktops your users will love

5. Desktop Experience Your Users Will Love A formal BYOD policy is four times more likely to result in increased employee productivity and decreased IT support issues1. Portable Desktop Secure Usage Any Device, Anywhere, Anytime 1. Enterprise Strategy Group: TechTruths: BYOD and Productivity, 2015

6. Managed Service With Pay-As-You-Go Pricing Logistics Storage Networking Monitoring Amazon WorkSpaces removes the burden of management, and scales instantly Global Scale

7. Improved Security Posture Amazon WorkSpaces encrypts data and streams, and keeps information off devices No Data On Devices Encryption Of Volumes Encrypted Desktop Stream

8. Plays Well With Existing Tools Microsoft Active Directory Multifactor Authentication (Radius) SCCMIntranet Amazon WorkSpaces integrates easily with your on-premises tools and network

9. Amazon WorkSpaces Capabilities • User Experience  Support for Zero clients and Chromebook devices  Local printing with Windows and Mac clients  High DPI device support  Audio input (Make Skype/WebEx calls from WorkSpaces) • Management  Custom images  WorkSpaces Application Manager (WAM)  API support (via AWS SDK, CLI) • Monitoring  CloudWatch and CloudTrail integration  Network health checks and health check website

10. Amazon WorkSpaces Capabilities • Performance, Cost and Flexibility Enhancements  Value Bundle  Upgrade Standard Bundle at no additional cost  Bring your own license (BYOL) for Windows 7 • Security & Compliance  Storage Volume Encryption  Multi-Factor Authentication  Certification – SOC 1, SOC 2, ISO 9001 and ISO 27001

11. Your custom WAM catalog Applications where you already own the license Line of business applications for Desktop Apps Amazon WorkSpaces Application Manager Amazon WAM offers a fast, flexible, and secure way for you to deploy and manage applications from the cloud for Amazon WorkSpaces Deploy apps

12. Amazon WorkSpaces or On-Premises VDI On-premises VDI Weeks or months Expensive, upfront capital investment and ongoing maintenance costs Data stored in corporate datacenters Requires buying, configuring, and deploying expensive hardware and software Requires investment to deploy a complete VDI solution in a new region Server infrastructure must be manually patched, upgraded and maintained Amazon WorkSpaces Minutes or hours Pay-as-you-go pricing with no upfront costs Data stored on the AWS cloud with 256-bit encryption at rest and in transit Additional Amazon WorkSpaces can be added in minutes Create Amazon WorkSpaces in new AWS regions in minutes or hours AWS manages the server infrastructure Time to provision Cost Security Scalability Global Expansion Management Amazon WorkSpaces compared to on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure

13. Utilities Bundle includes Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, and 7-Zip Bring Your Own License and Save $4 Amazon WorkSpaces Options Add Trend Micro and Microsoft Office Pro for an additional $15/month Deploy applications with Amazon WAM for $5/month Value ($25 USD) • 1 vCPU, 2 GB memory • 10 GB storage • Utilities software bundle • 50 GB Amazon WorkDocs storage Standard ($35 USD) • 2 vCPU, 4 GB memory • 50 GB storage • Utilities software bundle • 50 GB Amazon WorkDocs storage Performance ($60 USD) • 2 vCPU, 7.5 GB memory • 100 GB storage • Utilities software bundle • 50 GB Amazon WorkDocs storage

14. Amazon WorkSpaces Regions

15. Customer Success Story: Endemol Shine Nederland  Endemol Shine Nederland uses contract video crews in locations around the world to create their shows  Preparing for a project took two weeks as the team had to set up, secure, and ship hardware to a production site  Endemol Shine Nederland decided to provide contract video crews with Amazon WorkSpaces to run on their own devices  The switch saved Endemol Shine Nederland 70% in PC capex, 30% in PC operations, and reduced preparation time to two hours. Leon Backbier IT Manager, Endemol Shine Nederland ” “ Endemol Shine Nederland is a world leading creator, producer and distributor of multiplatform entertainment with a portfolio that includes Big Brother, MasterChef, Man vs. Food, The Biggest Loser, and Wipeout. “With Amazon WorkSpaces, we are able to provide video crews with a secure cloud desktop they can run on their own devices while onsite. By using Amazon WorkSpaces, we have saved 70% on PC capital expenditure, and 30% on desktop operations, while reducing our preparation time from two weeks to two hours.” Use Case | Contract Workers

16. Customer Success Story: Louisiana Department of Corrections  Louisiana Department of Corrections provides inmates with training to prepare them for reentry into society  The department wanted to launch a broader education program, but lacked a secure desktop solution to deliver training content  The solution chosen uses ATLO Software’s learning application running on locked down Amazon WorkSpaces on zero clients in a secure lab  The department can offer more training options, in partnership with local employers, resulting in better opportunities for employment for offenders “With ATLO’s Learning System delivered on Amazon WorkSpaces, we can offer inmates sophisticated and targeted training opportunities in a secure environment to improve their chance for success after they have served their time.” Dawson Andrews IT Director, Louisiana Department of Corrections ” “ The Louisiana Department of Corrections is responsible for the custody and care of adult offenders across the state of Louisiana with a mission to ensure public safety while preparing inmates for successful reentry into society. Use Case | Secure Training

17. Customer Success Story: Yamaha Motor Company  Yamaha Motor Company uses virtual desktops to provide their users greater flexibility  When Yamaha introduced new applications, their existing on-premises VDI solution needed to be upgraded  Yamaha chose Amazon WorkSpaces to provide a secure managed cloud desktop as an alternative to their VDI solution  With Amazon WorkSpaces, Yamaha was able to roll out their new applications without buying any new hardware “With Amazon WorkSpaces, we no longer need to worry about the invevitable virtual desktop infrastructure refresh cycle. We are now working to retire our on-premises VDI solution entirely.” Taku Harako Senior Supervisor – IT Technology Strategy Group Yamaha Motor Co., LTD ” “ Yamaha Motor Company makes motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, outboard engines, motorized bicycles, golf carts, snowmobiles, and other multi-purpose engines. Yamaha Motor is a global company, with operations in 30 countries. Use Case | VDI Refresh

18. Who Is Using Amazon WorkSpaces?

19. Remember, Amazon WorkSpaces…  Provides fast, secure desktops with consistent performance that users will love  Makes it easy to support a diverse and dynamic workforce  Improves security by storing desktops on the AWS cloud  Scales globally within minutes  Plays well with existing tools  Reduces complexity and cost

20. Thank you!

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