The Trusted Cloud for Government

Delivering a high-availability cloud technology with the security and reliability governments need across all classification levels: Unclassified, Sensitive, Secret, and Top Secret.

With over 5,000 government agencies using AWS, we understand the requirements U.S. government agencies have to balance economy and agility with security, compliance, and reliability. In every instance, we have been among the first to solve government compliance challenges facing cloud computing and have consistently helped our customers navigate procurement and policy issues related to adoption of cloud computing. AWS provides commercial cloud capability across all classification levels: Unclassified, Sensitive, Secret, and Top Secret making it possible to execute missions with a common set of tools, a constant flow of the latest technology, and the flexibility to rapidly scale with the mission.

2018 Public Sector Summit Keynote - Central Intelligence Agency

What's new

BDP now supports securing, monitoring, and reporting on AWS GovCloud (US)

The Department of Defense (DoD) Big Data Platform (BDP) is a fully accredited government-owned platform used for storing, querying, and analyzing cyber data that runs at petabyte scale in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region.

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5 Ways the Cloud Can Drive Economic Development

Government agencies often look to promote new technology for cost-savings and efficiency – but it doesn’t stop there. The second and third-tier effects of technology can be long-lasting for citizens, businesses, and economies. Our whitepaper, 5 Ways the Cloud Can Drive Economic Development, outlines the internal transformation most public institutions experience as a first benefit of cloud adoption. 

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How Serverless Is Solving Congress’ Full Voicemail Box Problem

Hearing “this voicemail box is full” on the other end of the phone line when trying to reach your member of Congress should not stop constituent voices from being heard. The U.S Congress has been facing this problem for a long time now, causing not only a challenge in community engagement, but also Congressional staff endless headaches. 

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Yes, Technology Can Build More Inclusive Societies

The AWS Institute released a briefing paper that illustrates how cities are using technology to enhance access to services and quality of life for their residents. As cities become home to the majority of the world’s population, leaders must ensure that urban infrastructure and services can accommodate growth, and that no one is left behind. 

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Explore government segments

US Federal Government

U.S. Federal Government

Mission workloads for scientific, security, and citizen services agencies across the federal government are running on AWS.

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Defense

U.S. Department of Defense

The world's most demanding customers choose AWS for a complete platform that meets strict security and compliance standards.

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Intelligence Community

Intelligence Community

AWS proudly supports the unique needs of the U.S. Intelligence Community through improved security, increased mission impact, and cost savings.

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State and Local Governments

State and Local Governments

Flexible and economical cloud infrastructure for citizen services, justice and public safety, transportation, health, and more.

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Benefits

Security

Comprehensive security capabilities to satisfy the most demanding information security requirements.

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Private, Isolated Resources

Choose the right level of isolation for your apps and integrate with existing resources.

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Compliance

Rich controls, auditing, and broad security accreditations to enable compliance with FedRAMP, CJIS, HIPAA, FERPA, and more.

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Hybrid

Build hybrid IT architectures that extend your on-premises infrastructure to the cloud with VMWare and AWS Outposts.

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How to buy cloud in government

Buying cloud computing services takes different skills and strategies than buying traditional IT. Are you ready to move to the cloud but looking for practical guidance? Our experts at AWS have helped many government IT leaders select the right acquisition approach for their agency.

Case studies

The AWS Cloud provides an opportunity for governments to modernize aging infrastructures and improve operational productivity. The agencies taking advantage of this technology are leading the way on the government’s journey to IT modernization.

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