AWS End User Compute Offerings vs. Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop – A Technical Comparative Viewpoint

With the massive shift to a work and learn from home world, many organizations and schools need to find ways to enable their employees and students to access the applications they need from anywhere, on any device. The market of providers who offer services and tools to deliver this capability is growing. This whitepaper will dive into and compare the technical and business features of AWS End User Compute services such as WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0 with Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop offering.

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Executive Viewpoint – AWS EUC Services and Microsoft WVD

SynchroNet has written an IT Executive-targeted viewpoint whitepaper that summarizes the key strategic concepts that can be considered when faced with the different end user computing options available  from Microsoft and AWS.

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For those interested in a more technical comparative view of the solutions, SynchroNet has also written an extensive technical whitepaper.

Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)

With the burgeoning workplace mobility trend, employees, contractors, and business partners require access anywhere, anytime, and from any device. Though many employees may no longer use the traditional corporate-owned laptop or PC, workers still rely on an organization’s existing investment in applications and digital business processes to access business systems, collaboration platforms, and development environments. Given that, while workplace mobility offers a number of benefits, it has also presented IT with a number of daily and long-term strategy challenges…

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Commissioned by Amazon Web Services. Written by Enterprise Strategy Group.

Optimizing Enterprise Economics with Serverless Architectures

Many companies are already gaining benefits from running applications in the public cloud, including cost savings from pay-as-you-go billing and improved agility through the use of on-demand IT resources. Multiple studies across application types and industries have demonstrated that migrating existing application architectures to the cloud lowers total cost of ownership (TCO) and improves time to market. Relative to on-premises and private cloud solutions, the public cloud makes it significantly…

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Written by Amazon Web Services.

Evolving to Streaming Analytics

Businesses today receive data at massive scale and speed due to the explosive growth of data sources that continuously generate streams of data. Whether it is log data from application servers, clickstream data from websites and mobile apps, or telemetry data from Internet of Things (IoT) devices, it all contains information that can help you learn about what your customers, applications, and products are doing right now. Having the ability to process and analyze this data in real-time is…

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Written by Amazon Web Services.