AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog

Category: Government*

New Office in Bahrain Opening to Build an Ecosystem to Jumpstart Cloud Capabilities

A post by Teresa Carlson, Vice President Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services I’m pleased to announce that AWS plans to open an office in Bahrain. The office will open on January 1st in Manama and will support organizations of all sizes, from start-ups to government institutions, as they make the transition to the AWS […]

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Today’s Toy is Tomorrow’s Tool: NASA’s Cloud Journey to Mars and Beyond

Sometimes we get to hear truly inspiring stories about customers who are using the cloud to make the impossible possible. One example of this is NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). JPL is approaching cloud computing with an “80-year-old start up” perspective. From its beginnings in 1936 when engineers were unintentionally blowing things up with rocketry […]

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The AWS Public Sector Partner Program – Quickly and Easily Find Partners

The AWS Public Sector Partner Program (PSP) recognizes partners with solutions and experience in helping government, education, and nonprofit organizations around the world achieve their missions. AWS has developed strong relationships with partners that deliver public sector specific solutions, and we’re thrilled to provide our customers with access to this network. At launch, the AWS […]

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Not All or Nothing: How to Make Progress without Breaking the Bank

The implementation of highly scalable, easy-to-deploy technology is transforming the public sector, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach. Organizations begin their cloud adoption journeys in many ways. Some start with pilot projects and others jump into mission-critical programs, but they are all starting with an existing infrastructure. Adopting cloud doesn’t mean scrapping it all and […]

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AWS Customers Saving Lives with Mobile and IoT Technology

Technological innovation can often save lives or enable rapid intervention in situations where lives are threatened. From responding to gun shots  informing and mobilizing responders on school campuses, to fighting child trafficking, organizations have been able to move rapidly to address pressing societal problems. The AWS Cloud has allowed teams to be agile and focus […]

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Sensitive Data can be Shared Across Organizations While Supporting Compliance with Privacy Laws

In the social service and public health sectors, providers rely on data collected by many different institutions to provide the best care to their clients.  But data management and analysis can cause challenges for the social service and public health sectors. In order to take an integrated approach, case workers must have the capacity to […]

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Move Fast AND Stay Secure: A CyCon Recap

Our customers around the world are both “thinking big” and “going big” – driving transformative change through the cloud. Before the cloud, government agencies spent a lot of time and resources managing their own data centers and co-location facilities, which meant time they were not spending on their core organizational missions. With the cloud, organizations, […]

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Honoring All Who Served on Veterans Day

Today and every day, we are grateful to the men and women who serve our country in the military. We are constantly looking for ways to engage the military community – through our hiring initiatives, partnerships to strengthen the skills of transitioning service members, and our community engagement efforts. We have had the opportunity to […]

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