The AWS cloud is uniquely positioned to provide scalable cost-efficient solutions for the US Federal Government to find ways cloud services can be employed to meet mandates, reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across its Civilian agencies and the Department of Defense. AWS provides cloud services a pay-as-you-go model, delivering access to technology resources that are managed by experts. Simply access AWS services over the internet, with no upfront costs (no capital investment), and pay only for the computing resources that you use, as your needs scale.
NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
Using AWS to deploy massive computations with less effort.
Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (RATB)
Provides easily accessible information to the public.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Open ENI.org
Bringing together energy information to provide improved analyses, and real-time access to data.
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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.
The AWS cloud infrastructure has been designed and managed in alignment with regulations, standards, and best-practices including:
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The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. AWS has two separate FedRAMP Agency ATOs in the FedRAMP Repository; one ATO applicable to the AWS US East/West regions, and the other applicable to the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. AWS US East/West is a multi-tenant public cloud for federal, state, and local government customers, as well as enterprise customers, and is designed to meet a wide range of regulatory requirements, including government compliance and security requirements. AWS GovCloud (US) is an AWS Region designed to allow US government agencies, contractors and customers to move more sensitive workloads into the cloud by addressing their specific regulatory and compliance requirements, such as ITAR, which governs how organizations manage and store defense-related data. Additional information is available at AWS GovCloud (US) Region.
Agencies and federal contractors can immediately request access to the AWS HHS ATO packages by submitting a FedRAMP Package Access Request Form for the "Amazon Web Services - AWS GovCloud (US) Region" with package ID "AGENCYAMAZONGC" and the "Amazon Web Services - US East/West Region" with package ID "AGENCYAMAZONEW". Additional information on FedRAMP, including the FedRAMP Concept of Operations (CONOPS) and Guide to Understanding FedRAMP, can be found at http://www.fedramp.gov.
The AWS GovCloud (US) Region is an AWS Region designed to address the specific regulatory needs of United States government agencies, education entities, and other customers and partners.
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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