AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog

Category: Nonprofit*

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Accelerates Research to Cure Parkinson’s with Intel and AWS

Parkinson’s disease (PD) — a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement, cognition, mood and autonomic function — affects an estimated 5 million people worldwide. Because symptoms vary from individual to individual, research into the disease is further complicated by the lack of objective data. As is typical of many applications used for clinical research, the collection, […]

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New AWS Training Bootcamps to Help You Build Technical Skills at the AWS Public Sector Summit

New to the AWS Public Sector Summit this year in Washington, DC, you can choose from four full-day bootcamps available on Monday, June 12th. AWS Training Bootcamps are full-day training sessions that offer you a chance to learn about AWS services and solutions through immersive exercises and hands-on labs. Delivered by experienced AWS Instructors and […]

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Happy Earth Day! Spotlight on Nonprofits Dedicated to Helping the Environment

Happy Earth Day! In addition to the environmental benefits associated with running applications in the cloud, AWS has a long-term commitment to achieve 100% renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure footprint. As of the end of 2016, we had achieved our goal of 40% renewable energy, and recently awarded ACORE’s Corporate Innovation and Industry […]

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Five Tips to Building your Business with AWS

The AWS Build-A-Business Workshop promotes innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic development in Latin America through a series of GriffinWorx workshops. Our first event is in Costa Rica on April 27-28. Register here. Each Build-A-Business Workshop is a two-day experiential, mentor-driven event supporting the development of innovative new businesses. Working with GriffinWorx, government leadership, AWS experts, universities, […]

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Registration for the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington DC is Open!

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you can always learn something new at the AWS Public Sector Summit. This year’s event, geared towards government, education, and nonprofits, is taking place June 12-14 in Washington, DC. Save your spot today and get ready to spend three action-packed days with the innovators […]

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What is Peacetech? A New Environment Brings New Opportunity

From Kenya to Colombia, Afghanistan to Indonesia, media and technology is being used in innovative ways to counter age-old drivers of conflict, ranging from election violence and inter-ethnic tension, to resource shortages and gender violence. The spread of technology is producing a transformation in conflict management and peacebuilding. Peacetech is a new industry that brings […]

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Improving Security with Cloud Computing: Six Advantages of Cloud Security

Security is our number one priority, and at AWS, we have comprehensive security capabilities to protect virtually any workload. Through AWS Security services, we provide the opportunities to protect your data, monitor security-related activity, and receive automated responses. This gives our customers the ability to increase their security posture in the cloud, deliver more agile […]

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Amazon Receives ACORE’s Corporate Innovation and Leadership Award in Renewable Energy

At last night’s American Council on Renewable Energy’s (ACORE) 15th Anniversary Gala in Washington D.C, Amazon received the Corporate Innovation and Industry Leadership Award in recognition of Amazon’s commitment to renewable energy. Spanning retail, devices, media, cloud computing and more, Amazon is pioneering new products and services on behalf of customers to build a more […]

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