Posted On: Mar 18, 2013

We are delighted to announce that Amazon Simple Workflow is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) region!

Amazon Simple Workflow provides customers with the building blocks and processing engine to handle the complexity of application infrastructure programming and state machinery. This lets customers focus on the business logic that makes them unique. By using Simple Workflow to assemble applications with multiple interrelated steps, customers get cluster-wide functionality to coordinate tasks, manage the state of processes, retry on failed steps, and distribute task load.

Customers are using Simple Workflow’s building blocks to: create SaaS analytics platforms, process big data, transcode video, manage web-based orders, train machine learning algorithms, deploy enterprise mobile assets, distribute mobile media, manage data center deployments, optimize on-line advertising, and much more.

The AWS GovCloud (US) Region was built with Government customers in mind. AWS GovCloud (US) is an isolated AWS Region designed to allow US government agencies and customers to move more sensitive workloads into the cloud by addressing their specific regulatory and compliance requirements. The AWS GovCloud (US) Region adheres to U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. You can run workloads, including all categories of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and government oriented publically available data, in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. Depending on your requirements, you can also run unclassified workloads in the AWS GovCloud (US) region to utilize the unique capabilities of this region.

To learn more, please visit our AWS GovCloud (US) home page, read about our Public Sector case studies, and contact us to get started!