With the AWS cloud, educational institutions can access industry-shaping technology at an affordable cost, no matter what the scale. Whether your needs are facilitating coursework, better managing your university's operations or accessing high-performance computing for demanding research projects, Amazon Web Services has a solution.
AWS named as a leader in the Infrastructure as a Service Magic Quadrant report for the 3rd consecutive year*
*Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Lydia Leong et al., published: 28 May 2014
By using Amazon Web Services, Coursera can handle half a petabyte of traffic each month and scale to deliver courses over 3 million students in one year.
The AMP Lab leveraged Amazon Web Services (AWS) to quickly scale compute resources, servers, and (Amazon S3) storage capabilities to support an overwhelming user response (overnight, the project scaled from a few hundred users to 100,000 users; since then, it has grown to almost 500,000 users).
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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.
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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