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U.S. Department of State Awards Enterprise-Wide IoT Platform and Applications Contract to C3 IoT, Running on AWS GovCloud

C3 IoT™ announced that the U.S. Department of State awarded the company a multi-year contract up to $25 million to provide the C3 IoT enterprise application development platform. In collaboration with AWS, C3 IoT , an Advanced Tier APN Partner, will deploy the C3 IoT Platform™ and software applications on AWS GovCloud (US), an isolated AWS region […]

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AWS Public Sector Summit – Washington DC Recap

The AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington DC brought together over 4,500 attendees to learn from top cloud technologists in the government, education, and nonprofit sectors. Day 1 The Summit began with a keynote address from Teresa Carlson, VP of Worldwide Public Sector at AWS. During her keynote, she announced that AWS now has over […]

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AWS Public Sector Summit Countdown: Learn how NGA, DOJ, and NREL are Innovating with Cloud Computing

The agenda is now live for the AWS Public Sector Summit!  Governments, educational institutions, and nonprofits from around the world are coming to DC to share their journey to the cloud with you. You can expect to hear updates on new services and offerings from AWS tech experts, as well as insight from your peers […]

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The Future of Policing is in the Cloud

Imagine a world with connected citizens and community engagement empowered by innovative technology. This is a place with open dialogue between police and their citizens and between departments. This isn’t a utopian world; this type of connected community can be realized today. Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are increasing transparency, instilling trust, and making […]

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If every government asset is a sensor, what does that mean for management?

A guest post by Frank DiGiammarino, Director, AWS State and Local Government I have the opportunity to see local and regional governments around the world engage in innovative and inspiring programs to better serve their citizens. City leaders get creative when faced with pressure to innovate within fixed or shrinking budgets. To save costs, they […]

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Last Call: City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge – Deadline May 13th

The deadline is fast approaching to submit your entries for the City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge! We are looking for examples from local and regional governments and technology partners from around the world that are innovating for the benefit of citizens using the AWS Cloud. From transportation to planning to utilities, governments are using […]

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AWS Signs CJIS Addendum with the State of Minnesota

          Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce that we recently signed a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Addendum with the State of Minnesota, making AWS GovCloud (US) services available to law enforcement customers through the state’s approved service catalog. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s (BCA) vetting process of […]

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AWS GovCloud (US) Helps ASD Cut Costs by 50% while Dramatically Improving Security

No one denies that military operations are very high risk.  And in high risk operations, it is essential to assess risks and plan for mitigation.  Enter the business of military organizational assessments, in which squadrons, battalions, companies, and detachments routinely turn to their own members to assess the safety climate of their organizations. In August […]

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