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Remember the Alamo: A Story Bigger than Texas

Remember the Alamo? About two million annual visitors do, making the historic site the most visited tourism destination in Texas. Most know the Alamo for the 90-minute battle in 1836 that led to Texas’ independence from Mexico, but the 300-year-old Alamo has an even deeper history to tell. As the flagship tourism site for the […]

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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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NASA’s Data is in the Amazon Cloud, Is Yours?

For years, people have been dreaming about going to Mars. Now NASA has made the Red Planet a top priority. While the space agency works on developing the rockets and technologies that would take astronauts further than they have ever traveled before, The Washington Post has created a virtual reality experience to take you there […]

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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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SXSW: US Conference of Mayors Track Recap

Last weekend, we sponsored the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Track hosted by the City of Austin, presented in conjunction with the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference. The City of Austin invited mayors from across the US to attend for an opportunity to learn from their peers are doing, share best practices, and experience […]

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New Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Centre

Last week, we announced a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Busan City, the second largest city in Korea, to establish the Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Centre. A few months ago, you heard about our region launch in Korea. This is another step forward in our cloud computing efforts between a Korean government and […]

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Cities of the Future, Today

We are excited to bring to you a three-part series around smart and collaborative cities showing how AWS can help cities of all sizes benefit from the cloud. In this post, we will explore how cloud computing can help cities build a collaborative framework to gather and distribute data to provide better services to citizens. […]

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