AWS in the UK Public Sector

Enabling the UK public sector to drive prosperity, collaboration, and safety of citizens through digital transformation and innovation.

As more and more organizations move to the cloud, the UK public sector is able to leverage emerging technologies. By prioritizing innovation, these organizations can provide more cost-effective, accessible citizen services to reach more people and drive positive change nationwide. Supported by the AWS Cloud, the possibilities of digital transformation are growing by the day. With the power of voice, open data, machine learning and much more, public sector organizations can more quickly help improve the lives of citizens.

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United Kingdom public sector industry segments


Central Government

Central government, devolved administrations and public bodies.


Local Government

Local Councils and local authorities across the UK. 



Educational institutions, EdTech companies, and students.



Nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and tech companies serving nonprofits.



Public sector healthcare organizations and HealthTechs.

Justice and Public Safety

UK Ministry of Justice, central law enforcement agencies, police and emergency services. 


Security and Defence

Securely enabling defense and national security missions with cloud computing.

Research and Computing

Technology, data, and funding to advance science.

Customer success stories

See how public sector customers in the United Kingdom are using AWS today.

Getting started

Getting Started Resource Center

Learn AWS fundamentals, connect with the AWS developer community, and advance your knowledge with certifications.

These short tutorials are designed to help you get started with AWS and quickly launch your first workload.

How To Buy on Cloud

The UK Government G-Cloud programme has changed the way public sector organisations can purchase information and communications technology. The G-Cloud Framework enables public bodies to procure commodity-based, pay-as-you-go cloud services on government-approved short-term contracts through an online catalogue called the Digital Marketplace.

AWS re:Start

Seeking out new innovators

AWS re:Start is a training and job placement programme for the UK, launched by Amazon Web Services, to educate young adults as well as military veterans, reservists, and their spouses, on the latest software development and cloud computing technologies."

AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool (CART)

The AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool (CART) helps organizations of all sizes develop a plan for cloud migration and adoption. Answer 16 questions to generate a downloadable report that rates your cloud adoption readiness across areas of: business, people, process, platform, operations, and security. Each report features recommendations to help advance your unique cloud journey.


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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Events & Webinars

Register to attend one of our public sector events or connect with us at industry events around the world

Training and Certification

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