AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog

Intelligent Transportation and the Cloud

AWS recently participated in the ITS America annual conference in San Jose, California.  At the conference, thought leaders and decision makers from both the private and public sector gather to discuss challenges, innovation, safety, policy, and best practices in transportation across the country. ITS America is an advocate for today’s leading industries—helping to marry tech […]

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Connecting Students Everywhere to a Cloud Education

    There are more than 18,000,000 exciting cloud computing jobs globally, with long-term career prospects and high earning potential. And that number is growing.  But a problem remains:  how do industry and education give more students access to the learning they need to be the generation of cloud-ready workers? AWS Educate was founded in […]

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AWS GovCloud (US) Earns DoD Cloud Computing SRG Impact Level 4 Authorization

We are pleased to announce that the AWS GovCloud (US) Region has been granted a Provisional Authorization (PA) without conditions by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for Impact Level 4 workloads as defined in the Department of Defense (DoD) Cloud Computing (CC) Security Requirements Guide (SRG). AWS was the first Cloud Service Provider (CSP) […]

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Call for Computer Vision Research Proposals with New Amazon Bin Image Data Set

Amazon Fulfillment Centers are bustling hubs of innovation that allow Amazon to deliver millions of products to over 100 countries worldwide with the help of robotic and computer vision technologies. Today, the Amazon Fulfillment Technologies team is releasing the Amazon Bin Image Data Set, which is made up of over 1,000 images of bins inside […]

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Amazon Web Services Achieves FedRAMP High Authorization

We are pleased to announce that AWS GovCloud (US) has received a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High baseline, a standardized set of security requirements for cloud services. AWS is one of the first cloud service providers (CSP) to meet […]

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Congratulations to the 16 Winners of the Third Global City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge

Today, we announced the winners of the third City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge, a global program to recognize local and regional governments and developers that are innovating for the benefit of citizens using the AWS Cloud. Fifteen winners were selected by a panel of worldwide experts based on the impact of their solution, likelihood […]

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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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