08 Nov 2016

DevOps, DaaS & AWS WorkSpaces: Facilitating Self-Service Across the Organization

According to IT Revolution press (hat tip to Gene Kim for the great article on this), there are three principles underpinning DevOps: an emphasis on the performance of the entire system over silos; creating tight, right to left feedback loops; and fostering a culture of continual experimentation, learning, and the understanding that practice is prerequisite to mastery. Today we’re going to examine how these underpinnings apply when it comes to Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) generally and AWS WorkSpaces specifically.

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04 Aug 2016

AWS WorkSpaces Now with Tagging for Greater Governance

by Flux7 Labs / August 04, 2016 / AWS Workspaces 0

While we write frequently about backend technologies, as AWS consultants, we also work with businesses on client systems and as the hype around AWS WorkSpaces grows, we have been fielding an increasing number of inquiries about it. A managed desktop computing service in the cloud, AWS WorkSpaces enable users to access their files, applications, and other resources through a supported device, regardless of their physical location.

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28 Jul 2015

Flux7 Talks Building a Learning Lab Solution at Austin Docker Meetup

The Austin Docker Meetup for August is right around the corner, and we’re excited to be hosting it! Taking place on Thursday, August 6 at 6 p.m., Flux7 CEO Aater Suleman will be speaking about “Building a Learning Lab Solution Using Docker”.

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04 Jun 2015

Use Desktop as a Service to Create a Push-button Learning Lab

by Flux7 Labs / June 04, 2015 / Case Studies, AWS Workspaces 0

On Demand Desktops Help Reduce Costs of Training

Leverage cloud infrastructure to support learning labs

Desktop as a Service (DaaS), or desktop virtualization, is catching on as a way to further save on CAPEX. The reality for most large organizations is that many DaaS offerings are limited as their ability to handle  workloads and the strategy must be considered on a case-by-case basis. We found just such a case: on-demand learning labs for training departments or organizations.

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