Local and regional governments are leading the way in the drive to innovate for and with citizens.  Whether through open data initiatives, public safety modernization, 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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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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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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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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The City of McKinney, Texas, about 15 miles north of Dallas and home to 155,000 people, was ranked the No. 1 Best Place to Live in 2014 by Money Magazine. The city’s IT department is going all-in on AWS and uses the platform to run a wide range of services and applications, such as its land-management and records-management systems. By using AWS, the city’s IT department can focus on delivering new and better services for its fast-growing population and city employees instead of spending resources buying and maintaining IT infrastructure. 

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Acquia's products, cloud infrastructure, and support enable companies to realize the full power of Drupal while minimizing risk, as it's done for nearly 1,500 enterprise customers including Twitter, Al Jazeera, Turner, World Economic Forum, Stanford University, New York Senate and NPR. See who's using Drupal at http://www.drupalshowcase.com.

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DLT Solutions is an authorized APN Consulting Partner for all AWS Regions, including the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, providing public sector customers with architectural and technical direction in the selection of appropriate cloud solutions. The company also offers dedicated professional services for design, installation, configuration, training, and managed services support.

DLT also offers public sector customers access to a wide-variety of contract vehicles to make procuring products and services from Amazon Web Services as simple and cost-effective as possible.

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