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Satellite mission operations using artificial intelligence on AWS

Cognitive Space is a leading Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner delivering intelligent automation to satellite constellation operations using the CNTIENT platform. The system uses AWS-powered artificial intelligence (AI) decision making to handle highly complex and dynamic satellite tasking requirements, and demanding mission requirements. This blog post provides technical guidance for building and operating mission operation centers (MOCs) on AWS.

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AWS Partner Kokomo24/7 transforms Los Angeles Unified School District’s health data system in one year

Kokomo24/7 is a health and safety software education technology (EdTech) platform committed to creating safer schools and communities. Kokomo used Amazon Web Services (AWS) database and analytics tools to create a health-tracking platform that allowed the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the second-largest school district in the US, to cut its costs by 50 percent while improving flexibility and response times.

Renaissance Learning improves operations and scalability by migrating to AWS

Renaissance Learning is a global leader in the pre-K–12 education technology (EdTech) space. Renaissance delivers its products to 16 million students across the world, and its digital solutions are used in more than one-third of US schools and 100-plus countries. As part of its cloud consolidation strategy, Renaissance migrated DnA, its standards-based assessment creation and administration solution, from Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to Amazon Web Services (AWS). After migration, Renaissance realized performance, scalability, and security improvements, all while reducing cloud spend by 30 percent.

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ASPPH scales data curation for members with a data lake on AWS

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) — a nonprofit association with a vision for improved health and well-being for everyone, everywhere — partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Professional Services (AWS ProServe) to move their curated data to a managed data lake on AWS. In this blog post, we share how ASPPH and AWS designed and built the data lake and the results of moving to a modern, scalable data architecture.

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Mainframe modernization on AWS can help maximize value from $2.4B federal spend on legacy systems

According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the federal government’s 10 legacy systems most in need of modernization cost about $337 million a year to operate and maintain, which accounts to a $2.4 billion spend on legacy systems by 2030. Read this blog post to learn how organizations can leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS) to maximize value as they evaluate their mainframe modernization strategy.

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How credit unions can evaluate their FFIEC, NCUA cyber compliance using AWS

Credit unions face unique security, regulatory, and compliance obligations. These requirements mean that a sound cybersecurity posture is essential for credit unions across both cloud workloads and on-premises technology. Read this blog post to learn how Amazon Web Services (AWS) can help credit unions prepare for audits, assess security posture, and produce documentation for state or federal regulators.

Building hybrid satellite imagery processing pipelines in AWS

Building hybrid satellite imagery processing pipelines in AWS

In this blog post, learn how companies operating in AWS can design architectures that maximize flexibility so they can support both cloud and on-premises deployment use cases for their satellite imagery processing workloads with minimal modifications. 

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Eutelsat increases service availability by migrating to AWS

Eutelsat Group, the world’s first satellite operator to provide an integrated geosynchronous equatorial and low-Earth orbit (GEO-LEO) infrastructure, recently migrated their existing on-premises commercial Hadoop cluster to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Read this blog post to learn how Eutelsat reduced licensing costs by 50 percent, increased service availability to more than 99.8 percent, and decreased incidents after the migration.

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Higher education utilizes cloud and student engagement to drive sustainability improvements

Universities and colleges around the world are taking an active role in sustainability efforts. Read this blog post to learn how higher education institutions are incorporating sustainability into cross-institutional strategies, differentiating their curricula and research funding proposals, and innovating in support of their communities and wider society.

Securing and automating compliance in the public sector with AWS

Compliance is essential, but ensuring compliance in the cloud with various regulations and standards can be challenging, especially for public sector organizations. The requirements are highly dynamic, constantly evolving, and they vary across countries. Read this blog post to learn about the Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources that can help customers meet compliance requirements, reduce their time and effort, and focus on core business objectives.