Local and regional governments are leading the way in the drive to innovate for and with citizens.  Whether through open data initiatives, education reform, citizen service improvements or infrastructure programs, more and more local governments are turning to Amazon Web Services to provide cost-effective, scalable, secure and flexible infrastructure necessary to make a difference.

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Learn more about some of the most innovative applications and projects other local governments and their partners are creating using Amazon Web Services.

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With AWS, you can build IT solutions quickly and without a big up front investment. Our free tier allows you to prototype virtually any application for free. With on-demand and reserved payment options and volume discounts, you have the flexibility to maximize savings for every type of application and usage pattern, letting you lower entry costs, long term costs and move forward with more innovative projects

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Learn more about AWS Trusted Advisor service

AWS Support is staffed 24 x 7 x 365 with technical support engineers and is accessible to all customers on a pay per use basis. With an upgrade to Enterprise-level support, cases are routed directly to dedicated engineers with a 15 minute response time. It also includes the AWS Trusted Advisor service that inspects your AWS environment and proactively makes recommendations when opportunities exist to save money, improve system performance, or close security gaps.

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AWS has storage for a wide range of use cases, performance and cost levels. All of them have rock solid security and data protection features built in. AWS is re-thinking storage, making it safer, more efficient and more manageable than ever before.

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Watch Washington Trust describe how they use AWS storage

AWS is a powerful solution for research and higher education, allowing students and scientists to spin up high scale environments quickly and cost effectively. As a demonstration of our comittment to the higher education process, AWS has donated free cloud infrastructure usage credits to a wide range of education and reseach projects.

Learn about the AWS in Education Grants program »

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AWS is built in accordance with enterprise security best practices from start to finish. We make it easy to architect and audit configurations that deliver high availability, resiliency, data and access protection, and our wide range of regulatory certifications and list of security minded customers like NASDAQ and the US Department of the Treasury prove the results.

Learn about the security features built into the AWS cloud at the AWS Security Center and at AWS Compliance

AWS provides a comprehensive tool kit for working with data at any scale, from collection to computation and collaboration. AWS can help you with a low cost of entry and powerful capabilities for even the most complex, unstructured data. What's more, if the data you're crunching is generated in the AWS cloud, our analytics tools fit like a glove.

Learn more about Big Data Analytics »

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Learn how NASA solves their big data challenges on AWS

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 GovCloud (US) Region has been issued an FedRAMP Agency ATO and agencies can immediately request access to the "Amazon Web Services - AWS GovCloud (US) Region" FedRAMP package by submitting a FedRAMP Package Access Request Form using package ID "AGENCYAMAZONGC".

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AWS has a dedicated Government and Education sales team including named account representitives and solutions architects ready to help you get started solving business problems with AWS.

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AWS customers can choose from a range of support options including our hands on approach for enterprise IT environments.

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AWS has a world class professional services team that can help you get more from your cloud deployment. It's easy to build solutions using our toolsets, but when you need help to build complex solutions or migrate from an on-premise environment, we're there.

Talk to your Government & Education Business Representative to learn more about professional services from AWS »


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