The AWS cloud is uniquely positioned to provide scalable cost-efficient solutions for the education community, while delivering industry-shaping technology and high-performance computing necessary to facilitate the most demanding research projects and course objectives at public and private universities, community colleges & vocational schools and K-12 schools and districts.

With AWS you can requisition compute, storage, and other services on demand, gaining access to a suite of secure, scalable, and flexible IT infrastructure services as your organization needs them. With AWS, you pay only for what you use, making AWS not only the most agile but also the most cost-effective way to deliver your applications.


University of San Francisco

AWS gives students access to resources that would otherwise be difficult to fund

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University of California at Berkeley

AWS for Web 2.0 Application Development courses is a phenomenal resource

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Harvard Medical School

Uses AWS to develop innovative whole genome analysis testing models in record time.

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In order to provide end-to-end security and end-to-end privacy, AWS builds services in accordance with customer mandates, security best practices, provides appropriate security features in those services, and documents how to use those features. AWS’ compliance framework covers FISMA, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, SOC 1/SSAE 16/ISAE 3402 (formerly SAS 70 Type II), and HIPAA. Read more at the AWS Security Center and at AWS Compliance.

With AWS in Education, educators, academic researchers, and students can apply to obtain free usage credits to tap into the on-demand infrastructure of the AWS cloud to teach advanced courses, tackle research endeavors, and explore new projects – tasks that previously would have required expensive up-front and ongoing investments in infrastructure. With these grants, educational institutions have made advances in research, enabled High-Performance Computing and tackled Big Data. See how your institution can benefit from a grants request.

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The AWS Partner Network is made up of a strong and growing community of companies that offer a wide range of products and services on the AWS platform. To find the type of AWS Partner that meets your needs, use the search criteria in this directory to refine your search. Click here

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