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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 AWS Government Competency Partners will have access to innovative, cloud-based solutions that comply with the highest AWS standards.

Customers can explore partner solutions across a number of industry areas:

Government Transportation, Facilities, and Infrastructure Management – Solutions that allow civic leaders to more efficiently address their complex transportation needs from analytics to fleet and asset management.

Justice and Public Safety – Solutions that enable law enforcement and public safety agencies to make informed, data-driven decisions, improve operational efficiencies, and securely store and manage video workloads.

Public Healthcare – Solutions to increase the agility and innovation of public health organizations while meeting unique data protection requirements.

Financial and Fiscal Affairs – Solutions in financial modeling and analytic systems that ingest, process, and visualize data at scale.

Citizen Services – Solutions to enhance and innovate government engagement with their citizens.

National Security and Defense – Solutions that service the national security and defense community to increase cybersecurity posture and IT agility in a cost-effective way to ensure mission success.

Security and Compliance – Solutions that help government customers build, operate, and certify their systems in accordance with global security and compliance requirements. These governance-focused solutions have automated audit-friendly service features and meet broad security standards and frameworks.

Open Data – Services that improve access to publicly available sources of data via data portals, developer tools, and APIs.

Congratulations to the following partners who have achieved the AWS Government Competency designation:

Consulting Partners

  • A&T Systems Inc.
  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Aquilent, Inc.
  • Arcus Global
  • Avanxo
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Cloudmas
  • CSRA
  • DLT Solutions, Inc.
  • InfoReliance Corporation
  • Itera
  • JHC Technology Inc.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • REAN Cloud
  • SmartSimple Software Inc.
  • Smartronix, Inc.
  • Soluciones Orion
  • Unisys Corporation

Technology Partners – Offering software products designed for government workloads with proven success in government agencies.

  • Adobe Experience Manager
  • CloudCheckr Cost and Security Management
  • Infor CloudSuite Public Sector
  • NS2 Cloud – SuccessFactors Suite with NS2 Secure CloudEdge
  • SmartSimple Software
  • Splunk Cloud
  • Trend Micro Deep Security Platform

Learn more about this program and our partners here.

AWS GovCloud (US) Skill Program

As adoption of AWS GovCloud (US) continues to grow, our customers increasingly need the ability to easily identify AWS Partners with expertise and skills in the AWS GovCloud (US) region. The AWS GovCloud (US) Skill Program provides customers with the ability to readily identify APN Partners with experience supporting workloads in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. The program identifies APN Consulting Partners with experience in architecting, operating and managing workloads in GovCloud, and APN Technology Partners with software products that are available in AWS GovCloud (US).

Congratulations to the following partners who have achieved the AWS GovCloud (US) Skill designation:

  • Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Appian Corporation
  • Aquilent, Inc.
  • Barracuda Networks, Inc.
  • Cloudnexa
  • CSRA
  • DLT Solutions, Inc.
  • Druva
  • Enlighten IT Consulting, Inc.
  • InfoReliance Corporation
  • JHC Technology, Inc.
  • Natoma Technologies
  • Racemi, Inc.
  • SAP National Security Services™ (SAP NS2™)
  • Smartronix, Inc.
  • Splunk

Congratulations again to both our Government Competency Partners and partners with the AWS GovCloud (US) Skill Program, who are helping our customers meet their missions.

AWS Public Sector Blog Team

AWS Public Sector Blog Team

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the AWS Public Sector blog team writes for the government, education, and nonprofit sector around the globe. Learn more about AWS for the public sector by visiting our website (, or following us on Twitter (@AWS_gov, @AWS_edu, and @AWS_Nonprofits).