AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Public Sector

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Cloud for a Cause: How Clear My Record Helps Californians Reintegrate into Their Communities

In California alone, hundreds of thousands of previous marijuana offenders are haunted by a blemished record, even after the passing of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, or Prop 64, in 2016. Two years later, only a tiny fraction of all marijuana convictions in the state have been reported. To help solve this challenge, Code for America is providing much-needed guidance to petitioners through Clear My Record, a free service built on AWS that helps people with criminal records begin the clearance process.

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New Features for APN Partners in the AWS Public Sector Contract Center

We are excited to announce an expansion of the AWS Public Sector Contract Center. The new AWS Public Sector Contract Center includes a broader set of APN Partner contract vehicles and related information that can be used by public sector organizations to procure AWS services. We’ve also expanded the Contract Center’s focus by going global—the page now includes contract vehicles for international public sector organizations.

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AWS Public Sector Partner Program

Search for AWS Public Sector Partners by Contract Vehicles and Socioeconomic Status

We are excited to announce the addition of Public Sector Contract Vehicles as a new search option in the AWS Partner Solutions Finder. We have also added the ability to search by U.S. government socioeconomic status. The AWS Public Sector Partner Program helps organizations reach government, education, or nonprofit customers around the world. We enable partners to accelerate their business growth on AWS through alignment with our public sector sales, marketing, partner, and bid teams.

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Why the U.S. Air Force Chose Telos Corporation for Risk Management and Security Compliance

When the United States Air Force was looking to automate IT risk management and security compliance of NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments across the enterprise, the turned to Xacta 360—a solution from Telos Corporation, an AWS Standard Technology Partner and member of the AWS Public Sector Program. Xacta 360 is a risk management and compliance platform specifically engineered to integrate with many AWS services to speed and streamline the continuous compliance assessment of AWS-based workloads

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AWS Government Competency

Why Become an AWS Competency Partner for Government and Education?

We understand that our government and education customers have unique challenges they must overcome to improve the lives of citizens and students around the world. The AWS Competency Program spotlights APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. We launched the AWS Government Competency in 2016, and in 2017 announced the AWS Education Competency. Learn how these programs help you reach AWS customers and prospects.

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AWS Education Competency Partners – Supporting Education Customers and Their Missions Worldwide

At re:Invent 2016, we launched the AWS Public Sector Program to recognize APN Partners with solutions and experience delivering government, education, and nonprofit customer missions globally. The goal of the AWS Public Sector Program is to provide specific guidance and resources to help APN Partners build a successful business while focusing on serving the specific […]

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One Year Later: The Value of the AWS Government Competency for APN Partners and Customers

When we launched the AWS Government Competency at the AWS Public Sector Summit in 2016, our mission was to better enable customers to connect with AWS Consulting and Technology Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven success in managing government workloads. And at the same time, we strive to help innovative APN Partners with […]

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Calling All Partners in Innovation!

Apply now for the City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge  – winners in the Partners in Innovation category will receive $25,000 in AWS Promotional Credits This is a guest post from the AWS Worldwide Public Sector team. AWS recently launched the fourth City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge, a global program recognizing how local and […]

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Build Your Public Sector Practice on AWS – Introducing the AWS Public Sector Program

We have a robust Public Sector customer base on AWS. And there’s an enormous opportunity for AWS Partner Network (APN) firms to build a thriving practice to help Public Sector customers take advantage of AWS. We’d like to help by providing you with the guidance and resources you need, specific to your areas of focus, […]

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