AWS in Canada's Public Sector
Thousands of active customers from Canada use AWS to deliver flexibility, scalability, and reliability.
The Canada Region, launched in December 2016, enables AWS customers in Canada to store data locally and address regional data compliance requirements. Canadian organizations can secure, store, and process their data on AWS with low latency across most of Canada by leveraging AWS’ infrastructure technology to run their applications in the cloud. The breadth and depth of AWS services can drive huge cost savings, speed up time-to-market, increase agility, with just a few clicks.
How we are supporting our employees, customers, and communities in Canada
Working From Home? Here’s How AWS Can Help
With people in many cities and countries now being asked to work or learn from home, we believe that some of our services can help to make the transition from the office or the classroom to the home just a bit easier. Here’s an overview of our solutions.
New offers to enable work from home from Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkDocs
We are announcing two new offers that enable you to use Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon WorkDocs for up to 50 users at no charge. Both offers are for new customers that have not previously used these services and are available through June 30, 2020.
Enabling security, interoperability, and discovery in healthcare with the cloud
How can healthcare organizations use AWS to better serve patients and meet their mission? Learn how government, education, and nonprofit healthcare organizations are using the AWS Cloud to keep patient information secure, achieve interoperability, and speed time to science.
AWS DigiGov is a two-day pilot program designed for government employees to learn about cloud computing, cloud value proposition, use cases, and the different services offered by AWS.
AWS Educate is Amazon’s global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources needed to accelerate cloud-related learning. With the increasing demand for cloud employees, AWS Educate provides an academic gateway for the next generation of IT and cloud professionals.
AWS Academy helps prepare university students for industry-recognized certifications and high-demand cloud jobs through in-class instruction, hands-on labs, online knowledge assessments, and project work.
AWS Cloud Credits for Research
The AWS Cloud Credits for Research Program supports researchers who seek to: Build cloud-hosted, publicly available, science-as-a-service applications, software, or tools to advance their research and that of their community; Perform proof-of-concept or benchmark tests evaluating the efficacy of moving research workloads or open datasets to the cloud; And train a broader community on the usage of cloud for research workloads via workshops or tutorials.
Customer Success Stories
See how public sector customers in Canada are using AWS today.
Built on AWS, Ontario Telehealth Network (OTN), one of the world’s largest virtual care networks, provides two-way videoconferencing for thousands of patients throughout Ontario.
The Communications Security Establishment with University of New Brunswick uses AWS to drive Innovative Cybersecurity Research.
Using AWS, the Government of Ontario makes government information and services accessible to the 14 million people in Ontario.
By innovating faster using AWS, D2L builds better software for their customers, so they can do what they care most about: transforming the learning experience.
Using AWS and AWS Educate, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), equips students with cloud-computing resources and skills to help them succeed after they finish school.
Athabasca University has helped increase access to education for international learners, as well as for those in rural communities by moving its content management platform to AWS.
By moving their infrastructure to AWS, The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) was able achieved over 75% savings within the first 3 months.
Canadian Pharmacists Assocation is using AWS to expand their digital presence through a variety of digital tools.
Jour de la Terre chose to shift its IT infrastructure to AWS to improve control and insight without sacrificing agility and flexibility—and without incurring the expense of staffing an IT department.
Assess your Cloud Migration Readiness
Launch your First Workload by Choosing One of Four Pathways
Get started with AWS faster by choosing one of four pathways. Each pathway includes a webinar and dedicated content pack to get you started.
Best Practices for Cloud Database Migration
Learn about the full lifecycle of database migrations to the AWS Cloud, while taking into consideration performance, system scalability, data security, and database maintenance requirements.
Guide to Digital Transformation with the Cloud
The one stop shop for digital transformation guidance including guides, checklists, frameworks, and more.
Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Reference Guide to Data Lifecycle and Analytics
March 2019 customers wanting to keep their virtual machines, containers, applications and data inside Canadian borders can use VMware Cloud on AWS in the AWS Canada (Central) region.
How to Build Secure Applications: Twitch Video Series
This five-part Twitch series will walk you through how to build a new secure application from beginning to end and provide best practices on secure code, infrastructure, and deployment.
Enhancing Your Contact Center with Amazon Connect for the Public Sector
Learn about some of our public sector customer success stories, partner solutions, and best practices for using Amazon Connect.
The AWS Partner Network (APN) is the global partner program for AWS. It is focused on helping APN Partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support.
Why become an APN Partner?
As an APN Partner, you will receive business, technical, sales, and marketing resources to help enable you to grow your business and better support your customers. Join the APN and take advantage of numerous APN Partner programs to differentiate your business and connect with customers on AWS. Learn more about the benefits of being an APN Partner below.
If you are an APN Partner who does business with government, education, or nonprofit organizations, learn more about the benefits of becoming an AWS Public Sector Partner.
Why work with an APN Public Sector Partner?
APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of all the business benefits that AWS has to offer. With their deep expertise on AWS, APN Public Sector Partners are uniquely positioned to help your organization at any stage of your cloud adoption journey, and to help you achieve your business objectives. Find an APN Public Sector Partner today.