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AWS has dedicated teams focused on helping our customers in government organisations pave the way for innovation and, ultimately, make the world a better place through technology.

See how AWS helps achieve your mission: Citizens and governments are more involved than ever in driving innovative change. UK public sector organisations including Transport for London (TfL) and Peterborough City Council are already working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build cloud solutions that enable them to save costs and improve the performance and availability of their technology infrastructure so they can focus more time on delivering innovative services to UK citizens. Read more public sector case studies » 

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Ministry of Justice Uses AWS for Technology Solutions for Courts, Prisons, and Probations in the UK

By moving to the AWS Cloud, the UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) can use technology to enhance the effectiveness and fairness of the services it provides to British citizens. MoJ had its own on-premises data center, but lacked the ability to change and adapt rapidly to needs of the citizens. As more digital services were created, MoJ turned to AWS to automate, consolidate, and deliver constituent services.

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UCAS Manages Massive Web Traffic Surges Using AWS

Once a year, when it releases its A-Level results, UCAS sees massive surges to users logging into its website. By using AWS for flexible capacity, the company can scale its servers to accommodate demand and then scale back down to normal loads—while paying only for what it needs.

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Transport for London Infrastructure Powered by AWS

Dan Mewett, solution architect for Transport for London (TfL), shares the production infrastructure for TfL on AWS and provides detail around how and why the cloud has powered its online services—such as its popular journey planner tool, which allows TfL to scale complex computational requirements to meet huge seasonal spikes in demand.

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James Munson, Director of Digital Services & Technology at DVSA

DVSA’s mission is to improve road safety in Britain. By running its missions on the AWS Cloud, DVSA is able to process up to 42 million MOT transactions per year, while benefiting from the scalability and high availability of the AWS Cloud.


AWS Collaborative City

The “Collaborative City” is a place where government, citizens, city council, start-ups, and technology partners are enabled by the AWS Cloud to work together to transform the city into a place where citizens have access to all of the services they need to live better and smarter.

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Healthcare

Whether you are part of a community hospital or global pharmaceutical company, AWS helps you add agility, improve collaboration, and makes it easier to experiment and incorporate new technological innovation. Organizations across the healthcare and life sciences industry are using AWS for everything from basic storage to clinical information systems.

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Internet of Things

AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of messages, and can process and route those messages to AWS endpoints and to other devices reliably and securely. With AWS IoT, your applications can keep track of and communicate with all your devices, all the time, even when they aren’t connected.

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Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Source: Gartner (May 2015)

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Gartner positions Amazon Web Services in the Leaders Quadrant of the latest Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (May 2015).

 


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Forrester positions AWS as a Leader and felt it demonstrated not only a broad set of security capabilities in data center security, certifications, and network security, but also excelled in customer satisfaction, security services partnerships, and a large installed base.

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Figure 1. Vendor Product Scores for Application Development Use Case
Source: Gartner (October 2015)

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AWS scores a 4.81/5 for Application Development Use Case, 4.81/5 for Batch Computing Use Case, 4.84/5 for Cloud-Native Applications Use Case, and 4.53/5 for General Business Applications Use Case.
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AWS’s compliant and secure technology services are available via the UK government’s G-cloud framework. Public sector organisations can quickly and easily procure them and focus their engineering resources on inventing new applications at a low cost and a low risk to the tax payer.


Learn how to deploy a cloud architecture supporting NCSC and CIS for UK-OFFICIAL workloads. The "UK-OFFICIAL on AWS" Quick Start guide sets up a standardized AWS Cloud environment that supports workloads that are classified as United Kingdom (UK) OFFICIAL.This data classification is associated with guidance and controls that help public sector organisations manage risks and ensure security when handling information assets.

Deploy a cloud architecture supporting NCSC and CIS for UK-OFFICIAL workloads

The AWS environment built by the Quick Start aligns with the following guidelines that fall in scope with UK-OFFICIAL:

  • National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cloud Security Principles
  • Center for Internet Security (CIS) Critical Security Controls

The Quick Start template automatically configures the AWS resources and deploys a multi-tier, Linux-based web application in a few simple steps, in about 30 minutes. The security controls matrix shows how the Quick Start components map to NCSC and CIS security requirements. Get started »

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