AWS Cloud Computing for Education

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is on a mission to accelerate the digital transformation of education in partnership with the full education community, including learners, educators, administrators, and researchers.

Over 14,000 education institutions of all sizes—from primary and secondary schools through higher education—use AWS to provide flexible, affordable technology solutions that support their core mission and deliver on their most strategic institutional priorities.

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Higher education ›

Colleges and universities
Research
Lifelong learning

Primary and secondary schools ›

Public and private schools
School districts
State departments and ministries

EdTech companies ›

Education technologies
Startups
Enterprise software

How AWS can help

Support student and staff success

Personalize student-learning experiences, access applications from anywhere, and improve learning outcomes with the AWS Cloud.

  • Provide secure access to desktops and applications 24/7 from any device
  • Share data seamlessly across platforms to get a comprehensive view of student performance and uncover insights

Pearson and South Washington County Schools deliver remote STEM learning to 900+ students ›

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Improve efficiency and reduce costs

The ability to scale up and down as traffic changes makes it possible for districts, institutions, and education technology (EdTech) and digital learning companies to ramp up their capacity, at a fraction of the cost.

  • Scale capacity as needed and lower costs with pay-as-you-go pricing
  • Add or remove IT resources easily, with availability in minutes

California State University improves student experiences ›

Increase security, agility, and innovation

Create a customized infrastructure with AWS that is efficient and flexible.

  • Enhance learning with powerful tools including, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and voice-recognition
  • Support for 98 security standards and compliance certifications
  • Minimize downtime and data loss with fast, reliable disaster recovery

CollPoll uses AWS to help universities digitally transform in India and beyond ›

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Learn more about cloud computing and its benefits

Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or sharpening your cloud knowledge, AWS Training and Certification can help you be more effective and do more in the cloud.

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Blackboard provides video conferencing to millions of teachers and students ›

“AWS provides value in a way that empowers Blackboard to really focus on its core value proposition. Blackboard is more agile and better equipped to deal with change because we’re on AWS.”

— Gavin Llewellyn
Senior Software Engineer, Blackboard

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Blackboard provides video conferencing to millions of teachers and students ›

“AWS provides value in a way that empowers Blackboard to really focus on its core value proposition. Blackboard is more agile and better equipped to deal with change because we’re on AWS.”

— Gavin Llewellyn
Senior Software Engineer, Blackboard

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Take the next step

There are several ways to get started with AWS. Contact us for personalized guidance. Or, explore any of the resources below.

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Discover the steps and best practices you need to start your journey to cloud.
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Prepare your institution for the cloud with an on-campus training. Contact us to learn about special pricing for education customers.
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The AWS Marketplace is a curated digital catalog that makes it easy for organizations to discover, procure, entitle, provision, and govern third-party software. 

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Contact our education experts for customized guidance to start your AWS Cloud journey.

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