Get Free WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkDocs
AWS announced two new offers that enable you to use Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkDocs for up to 50 users at no charge. Both offers are for new customers and are available through June 30, 2020.
The WorkSpaces offer is available beginning on April 1st and will include our Standard, Value, and Performance bundles. The WorkDocs offer is available immediately.
Together, WorkSpaces and WorkDocs provide remote workers the ability to securely use the applications they need. While collaborating on documents with their colleagues around the world. If you want to get started with WorkSpaces immediately, you can use our ongoing Free Tier offer of the WorkSpaces Standard bundle.
What are WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkDocs?
WorkSpaces is a fully managed, Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution that provides users with either Windows or Linux desktops in just a few minutes, and can quickly scale to provide thousands of desktops to workers across the globe. Amazon WorkDocs is a fully managed, secure content creation, storage, and collaboration service. With Amazon WorkDocs, users can easily create, edit, and share the documents they need. Both services can run almost anywhere and on almost any device, including on a home PC and tablet. This combination of functionality is the reason many companies frequently use them in work from home scenarios.
Because of COVID-19, current AWS customers had been scaling up their use of WorkSpaces to support their sudden move to a largely remote workforce. In fact, there is a 10X increase in urgent customer scale up requests for their WorkSpaces deployments. These new offers additional companies can take advantage of our services to help keep their workforce safe.