AWS Public Sector Blog

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Save the Date: AWS Public Sector Summit is Coming Soon to Washington, D.C

We are already looking forward to our eighth annual AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC. This year’s event will take place June 12-14, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Registration will be open soon, so stay tuned for more information on how to save your spot. As we begin the countdown to […]

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AWS Snowball Edge for the DoD: Bringing storage and compute to tactical situations

A growing number of military customers are adopting AWS’s cloud services to process, store, and transmit Department of Defense (DoD) data. Within the DoD, storage offers an opportunity to reduce costs and drive efficiencies, wherever the mission may take you. From the battlefield to a military installation to a remote airfield, AWS Snowball Edge can […]

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Bridging the Gap between Health and Justice

The Data-Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ), originally launched by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and now run by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, estimates that 11 million people move through America’s 3,100 local jails, many on low-level, non-violent misdemeanors, costing local governments approximately $22 billion a year. Of these non-violent […]

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The City Startup: How to Begin Your Agency’s Cloud Adoption Journey

At AWS, we often refer to the migration from on-premises infrastructure to the AWS Cloud to a “journey.”  Many of our customers follow a common path to the cloud, leveraging a robust offering of tools, products, and AWS support services to make the migration as simple as possible for everyone involved. Cities like the City […]

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Amazon Web Services and the National Science Foundation Spur Innovation in Big Data Research

The AWS Research Initiative (ARI) brings Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) together to spur innovation in Big Data research. Under the program on Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) a total of $26.5 million will be funded by NSF […]

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Top Five Blog Posts from the AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofit Blog for 2016

Thank you all for reading our blog this past year! From veterans and researchers to educators and engineers, our customers are changing the game in the public sector with the cloud. To end the year and ring in 2017, we have compiled the top five most-read blog posts from 2016. Cloud Transformation Maturity Model: Guidelines […]

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Learning the Language of Coding: A Q&A with New York City’s Chief Digital Officer

This week, more than 100 million students in over 180 countries will participate in the Hour of Code hosted by Code.org and powered by Amazon Web Services. Developing strong computational thinking skills is important to every student to prepare them for careers in today’s innovation-driven economy. During last year’s event, over 200 billion lines of […]

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AWS Public Sector Month in Review – November

As AWS re:Invent 2016 wraps up, check out the AWS Public Sector Month in Review for November featuring the recent content published for the education, government, and nonprofit communities. Read on to see what happened this past month: All – Government, Education, & Nonprofits New Office in Bahrain Opening to Build an Ecosystem to Jumpstart […]

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