AWS Marketplace Updates: RiverMeadow Server Migration, BlockStack Core, TeamViewer For Workspaces. Last week was busy for AWS Marketplace entries. New offerings included TeamViewer to AWS WorkSpaces (secure remote support for desktop apps), RiverMeadow Server Migration (secure workload migrations into AWS), and Blockstack Core (decentralized Internet using blockchain technology). Let’s take a look at each.

  • TeamViewer for AWS WorkSpaces TeamViewer is software for digital networking, collaboration, and remote support. The cloud giant’s managed desktop computing service, TeamViewer for AWS WorkSpaces, is the new target of the TeamViewer for AWS WorkSpaces. Amazon WorkSpaces is described as a “cloud-based replacement for a conventional desktop,” and allows users to access documents, applications, and other computing resources from multiple devices. AWS introduced the AWS Marketplace to Desktop Apps in 2015 to help customers find desktop applications. This software is used by TeamViewer. TeamViewer stated last week that remote support via TeamViewer will enable WorkSpaces customers to easily give and receive support at any time. This will ensure that issues are quickly resolved. Customers can give remote desktop access using TeamViewer to users who are working on a different device at a different location. This allows for both easy provisioning and maintenance of virtual resources. Here’s an unformatted description of TeamViewer, the company’s flagship product. It is secure remote support, remote access and online meeting software that is relied upon by the entire world. With over 1 billion installed and 20 million connected devices at any one time, TeamViewer has the potential to: TeamViewer allows you to: – Remotely control any device and connect to it securely over the Internet – Share your screen with others to facilitate collaboration and meetings – Get online support from your helpdesk / IT staff – Use cross-platform support with support for Windows, Mac OS Linux, Chrome OS and Android – Work with clients and teams by sharing documents and working together on the same computer.
  • RiverMeadow Server Migration SaaSThis comes from RiverMeadow Software Inc., a specialist in “cross-hypervisor, Lift & Shift server migration,” which said the new entry lets AWS Marketplace users buy Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) migrations from the company’s storefront with a pay-as-you-go pricing model. The company stated that RiverMeadow’s support of AWS Marketplace SaaS subscriptions allows customers to sign up and consume RiverMeadow cloud migration SaaS directly through AWS Marketplace. It also offers integrated monthly billing based upon consumption. The customer experience and workflow are designed to provide a native AWS experience, from a commercial, security, and identity perspective. Customers can still purchase volume subscriptions from RiverMeadow, in addition to AWS Marketplace consumption-based billing. Here’s the description of RiverMeadow SaaS: Designed and built for enterprise AWS customer migrating, RiverMeadow SaaS offers high-performance and secure workload migrations to AWS. RiverMeadow is a technology that provides an agent-free, SaaS-based migration service to automate workload migrations into AWS VPC environments. Customers can migrate workloads using the following methods: