Starting today you may notice an update to your Amazon WorkSpaces Client for version 3.0. 

SynchroNet highly recommends updating immediately.

The new version of the client has some heavily requested features you may have been anticipating. My personal favorite feature is the ability to create nicknames, or ‘Personalized Labels’, to help distinguish between multiple Amazon WorkSpaces from the client software.

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How IT can support blended learning with modern End User Compute (EUC)

Q&A with Education Solutions Architect, Stephen Stetler

When I went to college, pretty much everyone had a Compaq computer tower. It went without saying, Windows was the default OS. The complexity of getting configured for the dorm network almost always required a call to the help desk.  Students were left likely waiting a couple of days for someone to make sure the NIC was installed correctly and configured for the network.

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Desktop as a Service: How anytime, anywhere, any device access is changing education and educator’s reality.

Feb 4, 2020

In 2020, students want a blended education – an approach that includes both online and in-classroom education. In the 2019 EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 70% of students surveyed said they prefer face-to-face interaction combined with digital tools. End user computing (EUC) can help with blended education by empowering students and faculty to accomplish anything from any type of device, anywhere, anytime.

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Active Directory in the Amazon WorkSpace Environment

Dec 11, 2019

Active Directory implemented in the AWS environment is one piece of the puzzle that helps deliver a more positive experience for Amazon WorkSpaces users.  It enhances EUC needs and keeps a company on pace and competitive by ensuring a stellar experience.

BYOD is here…now what?

In a Frost & Sullivan report completed at the end of 2016 focused on the state of enterprise mobility, they interviewed almost 2,000 IT decision makers …

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What is your flexible work strategy?

According to the Mobile Work Exchange’s most recent Mobility Progress Report, 88 percent of HR managers said they have had an employee quit because of a lack of telework opportunities.

54 percent of HR managers say they “occasionally miss out on the best job candidate because they cannot meet the candidates’ telework requirements.”

Telework, flexible work, remote employees, and flex schedules are a trend that’s not going to disappear. If your organization …

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