Manage Amazon WorkSpaces with VMware Workspace ONE UEM

by Elvis Pappachen | on

VMware Workspace ONE customers can now manage Amazon WorkSpaces cloud-based virtual desktops in addition to their other user endpoints from a unified management console. This can be done using VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) 2212 or later from the Workspace ONE Software as a Service (SaaS) web console.

IT operation teams need the ability to manage the lifecycle of desktops across multiple platforms including office desktops, home desktops, mobile devices, and now Amazon WorkSpaces desktops. With VMware Workspace ONE UEM, IT operation teams can distribute consistent assigned applications and policies to any of these device types. IT operations teams can also perform critical operating system patching from the same console. End users can get the same applications on any desktop they log into and even receive a consistent IT support experience across all of their work-related desktops.

What is Workspace ONE UEM

VMware Workspace ONE UEM management console is accessible from anywhere with an internet connection. VMware Workspace ONE UEM can provide a single solution for your modern workforce endpoint management requirements. Allowing an organization to manage the full lifecycle of endpoints running mobile (Android, iOS), various desktop operating systems like Windows 10, Ubuntu and Amazon Linux. VMware Workspace ONE UEM delivers employee experience that is consistent across multiple devices, and actionable visibility to the organizations IT operations.

What is Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces  enables you to provision virtual, cloud-based desktops for your end users with access from any location, even through a web browser. With Amazon WorkSpaces, you can quickly add and remove users to desktops without having to procure and deploy hardware. Amazon WorkSpaces gives users access to Windows, Ubuntu, and Amazon Linux desktops running in the highly secure, reliable, Amazon Web Services Cloud.

Currently Workspace ONE UEM supports Amazon WorkSpaces Bring Your Own License (BYOL) Windows desktop operation systems, Ubuntu, and Amazon Linux 2 desktops.


With Amazon WorkSpaces and VMware Workspace ONE UEM, customers can create a standardized, consistent IT experience for managing all of their desktops, across multiple platforms.

To get started follow the steps in the “Try it out” section of the VMware announcement blog .

Elvis Pappachen

Elvis Pappachen is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services(Amazon Web Services) based on United States.

His main focus area is VMware and Amazon Web Services and how customers can utilize both on their cloud journey.

In his spare time, Elvis enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and enjoying new foods when he is not tinkering on ways to automate his home more.