Amazon Workspaces (part of AWS)

antielvisantielvis Member Posts: 285 ■■■□□□□□□□
Someone sent me this earlier, but looks like Amazon is now selling virtual desktops as part of AWS. Looks like they're Windows 7 based & come in a variety of levels. The cheapest is $35 bucks a month for a fully functioning desktop. Very interesting. Link below.

AWS | Amazon WorkSpaces


  • colemiccolemic Member Posts: 1,568 ■■■■■■■□□□
    I wouldn't mind seeing WGU go this route to provide materials and sandboxes for security tools...
    Working on: CCSP, definitely, maybe. On the twitters: @mcole1008
  • dagwood1990dagwood1990 Member Posts: 5 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Just to clarify the Amazon offering is not really Windows 7, but actually a Windows 2008 R2 server skinned (desktop experience) to look like Windows 7. This is mainly because of MS licensing policies regarding VDI and that they can pay for a service provider license of server for around 3:50 a month to take care of the OS.
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