Service Workbench on AWS

A web portal for researchers to accelerate their time to science

Service Workbench on AWS

Service Workbench on AWS is a cloud solution that enables IT teams to provide secure, repeatable, and federated control of access to data, tooling, and compute power that researchers need. With Service Workbench, researchers no longer have to worry about navigating cloud infrastructure. They can focus on achieving research missions and completing essential work in minutes, not months, in configured research environments.

With Service Workbench, researchers can quickly and securely stand up research environments and conduct experiments with peers from other institutions. By automating the creation of baseline research setups, simplifying data access, and providing price transparency, researchers and IT departments save time, which they can reinvest in following cloud best practices and achieving research reproducibility.

Service Workbench on AWS overview (2:11)

What Service Workbench allows

On-demand research environment capabilities

A self-service, three-click, on-demand service for researchers to build research environments in minutes without having to know anything about cloud infrastructure or wait for research IT to respond.

Pre-built, secure, and compliant environments

Pre-built, secure, and compliant environments for researchers to have simple access to data and tools that can be replicated across internal and external research teams.

Transparent view of total cost

Insight into currently accrued cost by cost centers and individual environments to manage budgets and charge-backs.

Open source AWS solution

A no-cost, AWS open source solution (Apache 2.0 license)—customers pay only for utilized downstream AWS services.

How it works: Impact on research IT

Service Workbench: How it works

Frequently asked questions

Delivery and Managed Service Partners

Delivery and Managed Services Partners are AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partners who help create and manage catalogs of research IT environments that the customer's organization approves for use on Amazon Web Services (AWS). With AWS Service Catalog on Service Workbench, customers and partners can centrally manage commonly deployed research IT services to help achieve consistent governance and meet compliance requirements while enabling users to self-provision approved services. These APN Partners have developed offerings to help you adopt and implement Service Workbench on AWS at scale. 


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