AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog

Category: Public Sector*

Partner Update: Announcing the AWS Government Competency and the AWS GovCloud (US) Skill Program

We are pleased to announce the AWS Government Competency and the new AWS GovCloud (US) Skill Program as well as those partners who have been recognized with those distinctions. The AWS Government Competency AWS Government Competency Partners have deep experience working with government customers to deliver mission-critical workloads and applications on AWS. Customers working with […]

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AWS Signs CJIS Agreement with the State of Colorado

          Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce that we have signed a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) agreement with the State of Colorado. Colorado is the latest CJIS agreement we’ve signed, on the heels of CJIS agreements with California Department of Justice and Minnesota. We’re working hard to execute […]

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If the Tool You Want Doesn’t Exist, Build Your Own

If the tool you want doesn’t exist, Amazon Web Services (AWS) gives you the platform to build your own. That was the case with Wayne State University as they struggled with finding a portal that allowed them choice, innovation, and mobile support (at an affordable cost). Wayne State’s Challenge: Finding the Right Tool for the […]

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From Sensor to Warfighter: GEOINT Post-Show Recap

The geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) community is at an inflection point – changing the way humans interact with where we are, what we’re doing, and how we understand and characterize activity on Earth. Technology greatly influences this revolution. And cloud computing will impact government’s mission. Major themes Throughout the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)’s GEOINT […]

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Looking Deep into our Universe with AWS

The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Western Australia has recently announced a new scientific finding using innovative data processing and visualization techniques developed on AWS. Astronomers at ICRAR have been involved in the detection of radio emissions from hydrogen in a galaxy more than 5 billion light years away. This is almost […]

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