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AWS now allows users to bring Windows 10 Desktop licenses to Amazon WorkSpaces

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In October 2015 AWS announced that users could bring their existing Windows 7 Desktop license to Amazon WorkSpace with the Bring Your Own License (BYOL) program. Today AWS have announced that they are including Windows 10 Desktop licenses withing the BYOL program. 

Just like when users bring their own Windows 7 Desktop licenses, this option entitles organisations to a discount of $4 per month per WorkSpace, and also allows users to use a single Windows 10 Desktop golden image on-premises and for Amazon WorkSpaces.

To take advantage of this option, organisations must meet the licensing requirements set by Microsoft and they must commit to running at least 200 WorkSpaces in a given AWS region each month.

For more information please refered to the AWS announcement: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2016/07/amazon-workspaces-now...