AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog

Category: Public Sector

Don’t Miss AWS Database Migration Week

Database Migration Week webinars walk you through the entire process for moving your relational database to the AWS Cloud. The weeklong webinar series details how to assess migration readiness and select the right AWS solution for your application needs. Programming also helps you understand application porting requirements, assess short-term and long-term costs, accelerate data migration and ingest, enable Disaster Recovery (DR) and High Availability (HA) scenarios, and test and optimize your database in the cloud.

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New Low-Cost Option to Access AWS Direct Connect through Internet2

Using AWS Direct Connect, Internet2 and NET+ members can now establish private connectivity between AWS and their datacenter, office, or colocation environment, which can reduce network costs, increase bandwidth throughput, and provide a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connections. Internet2, a member-owned advanced technology community, provides a collaborative environment for U.S. research and education organizations to solve common technology challenges and to develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research, and community service missions.

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Building a Digital Generation at the First-Ever AWS Public Sector Summit in Brussels

Last week, we held our first-ever AWS Public Sector Summit in Europe. Customers from over 40 countries traveled to Brussels to hear from leaders across the public sector about how they use the cloud to build a digital generation. Teresa Carlson, VP of Worldwide Public Sector at AWS, delivered a keynote highlighting how public sector organizations are taking on the role of “builders” on behalf of their citizens. Santillana, European Commission, and Skinvision took the stage to share how they are creating new citizen services, improving the delivery and performance of existing programs, and making data-driven decisions.

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