AWS in the Middle East Public Sector

Thousands of active customers across the Middle East use AWS to deliver flexibility, scalability, and reliability

A second Amazon Web Services (AWS) Region is now open in the Middle East! The AWS Middle East (UAE) Region will be joining the existing AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region to help provide developers, start-ups, and enterprises as well as government, education, and non-profit organizations with more choice and flexibility to leverage advanced technologies from the world’s leading cloud provider.

Government, education, and nonprofit organizations face unique challenges to accomplish complex missions with limited resources and can turn to the power and speed of AWS to serve citizens more effectively, achieve scientific breakthroughs, reach broader constituents, and put more of their time and resources into their core missions.

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What's new

AWS Ground Station is now available in Middle East (Bahrain) region

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Ground Station is now available in the Middle East (Bahrain) region. AWS Ground Station is a fully managed service that lets you control satellite communications, process satellite data, and scale your satellite operations.

Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant

The market for cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) continues to consolidate as customers and vendors push for more security, innovation, and scale. For the ninth year in a row, AWS is evaluated as the Leader in cloud IaaS with the highest score in both axes of measurement, Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision. In this report, learn why Gartner positioned AWS as a Leader in this space and dive deeper into the benefits that public cloud IaaS can bring to your organization.

See how our customers are using AWS to transform their cities

No longer are our cities just “smart.” They learn. They adapt. They can react instantly to fulfil a common goal – to improve the life of every citizen. With no limits on what’s possible, builders anywhere in the world can now be a part of the new, higher standard of modern, accessible, and transparent innovation.

Go deeper on data protection with our learning series

AWS In Conversation With… is a series that helps you deepen your understanding of all things compliance and data protection in a flexible format. Start learning at your own pace with our first three modules: (1) Compliance, (2) Data security, and (3) Data preservation. You’ll have a choice between video panels, eBooks, podcasts, and whitepapers. Sign up once and you’ll get access to all previous and upcoming modules.

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National, regional, and local governments around the world.

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Educational institutions, EdTech companies, and students.

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Nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and tech companies serving nonprofits.

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Customer success stories

Getting 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.

Assess your Cloud Migration Readiness

The AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool (CART) helps organizations develop efficient and effective plans for cloud adoption and migrations following AWS Professional Services best practices.

Security: Effective Cloud Encryption

It’s essential to protect your private data at all times, especially when you don’t control all the hardware and software components with access to that information. Encryption is a powerful way for organisations to maintain an appropriate level of data confidentiality and integrity. 

Working with Open Data on AWS

Learn how governments, research institutions, and private companies use AWS to share massive amounts of data publicly. Understand how to find publicly available datasets through the Registry of Open Data on AWS, and how you can share your own data through AWS.

Get started with artificial intelligence and machine learning

From government and education institutions to healthcare providers and nonprofits, AWS customers are using AI and ML solutions to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. Watch these on-demand webinars to advance your mission with capabilities like image and video analysis, natural language, personalized recommendations, virtual assistants, and forecasting to your applications. You won't need deep expertise in machine learning.

Amazon Machine Learning for Education

From API-driven services to platform services, this webinar series helps EdTechs get started with Machine Learning on AWS. Webinar topics include: "How Machine Learning on AWS Can Help You Transform Your Education Business". 

The future of healthcare in the cloud

By placing the future of healthcare in the cloud, there is the potential not just to change lives, but to save lives. Download this ebook to discover how AWS helps healthcare providers break new ground. You'll find out how you can add agility, improve collaboration and security, create an environment of experimentation, and drive new technological innovation in healthcare services.

AWS partners

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.

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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.

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AWS Public Sector Competency Partners

The APN features best-of-breed technology providers and consulting partners that offer public sector organizations a wide variety of cloud-based solutions.

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Training and Certification

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