AWS in Australia and New Zealand's Public Sector

Discover how thousands of active customers from Australia and New Zealand are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 175 fully featured services from data centers globally.

AWS is committed to our customers across Australia and New Zealand. You can use AWS services for advanced technologies, such as analytics, databases, mobile services, and serverless, to drive innovation with even more flexibility. The breadth and depth of AWS services can drive cost savings, speed up time-to-market, and increase agility with just a few clicks.

AWS Public Sector Summit Canberra Highlights Reel

What's new

Enabling impact in Australia and New Zealand at the AWS Public Sector Summit Canberra: Recap

At the AWS Public Sector Summit in Canberra, Australia, more than 1,300 technologists convened to learn about digital transformation through cloud technologies. They were able to get inspired, dive deep, and begin to build. Keynote speakers highlighted the impact AWS can have on the individual, society, security, government, and the economy in Australia and New Zealand.

Swinburne and AWS collaborate on Data for Social Good Cloud Innovation Centre

Swinburne University of Technology announced the launch of the Data for Social Good Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC) powered by AWS. The new centre is the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. It will leverage the expertise of Swinburne’s research institutes, which specialize in health, social innovation, and smart cities.

Secure, citizen-centric cloud services: AWS awarded PROTECTED certification in Australia

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has awarded PROTECTED certification to AWS. This is currently the highest data security certification available in Australia for cloud providers on the Certified Cloud Services List (CCSL). With this new certification, public sector organisations can easily store their most sensitive workloads in the AWS Cloud.

Faster genome search via AWS X-Ray

There are many reasons for building a serverless architecture. Chief among them, users only pay for the computing power they use. Organizations can begin by identifying and eliminating the bottlenecks in their workflow. For example, CSIRO Bioinformatics in Sydney, Australia, used AWS X-Ray to systematically evaluate their serverless architecture and, by doing so, improved their runtime by 80 percent.

Explore public sector industry segments

Government

Government

Education

Education

Educational institutions, EdTech companies, and students.

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Nonprofits

Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and tech companies serving nonprofits.

Nonprofits overview »

Health

Healthcare

Public sector healthcare organizations around the world.

Public sector healthcare overview »

AWS EdStart

AWS EdStart, the AWS educational technology (EdTech) startup accelerator, is designed to help entrepreneurs build the next generation of online learning, analytics, and campus management solutions on the AWS Cloud. The program is designed to enable EdTech startups to move faster with specially tailored benefits. If your company has big dreams or a big vision for revolutionizing education, apply for AWS EdStart.

Getting started

Assess your Cloud Migration Readiness

The AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool (CART) helps organizations develop efficient and effective plans for cloud adoption and migrations following AWS Professional Services best practices.

Launch your First Workload by Choosing one of Four Pathways

Get started with AWS faster by choosing one of four pathways. Each pathway includes a webinar and dedicated content pack to get you started.

Best Practices for Cloud Database Migration

Learn about the full lifecycle of database migrations to the AWS Cloud, while taking into consideration performance, system scalability, data security, and database maintenance requirements.

Guide to Digital Transformation with the Cloud

The one stop shop for digital transformation guidance including guides, checklists, frameworks, and more.

Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Our webinars help IT practitioners, CIOs, CTOs, CSOs, data scientists, and engineers with little to no AI/ML experience find their best use case and build a proof-of-concept.

Getting Started on AWS for the Public Sector

Discover the steps you need to take to migrate your government or education institution to the cloud - from design to implementation.

How to Build Secure Applications: Twitch Video Series

This five-part Twitch series will walk you through how to build a new secure application from beginning to end and provide best practices on secure code, infrastructure, and deployment.

eBook: The future of digital government in the cloud

In this eBook, we share best practices and strategies for using cloud technology, insights for increasing your ROI, how to overcome common challenges, and guidelines from industry experts.

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

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Training and Certification

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