AWS Cloud for State and Local Governments

Power more efficient and connected operations to better serve constituents.

Creating equity for citizens through technology

The digital divide—the economic, educational, and social inequalities between those who have internet access and those who do not—has existed for decades. To close it, local governments are turning to the cloud to better meet constituents where they are. Join a panel of local leaders to learn about the future of the digital divide closure movement, including best practices for successful partnerships and funding resources.

Build a more connected, innovative, and empowered state and local government

State and local governments are making a difference with cost-effective, scalable, secure, and flexible Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud infrastructure.

With AWS, even the largest organizations can benefit from the fastest pace of innovation, the broadest and deepest functionality, the most secure computing environment, and proven operational expertise.

Rhode Island modernizes voter processing for state elections

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Higher education
Primary and secondary schools
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Elections ›

County and city election offices
Political committees
Associations

GovTech ›

Government technologies
Startups
Enterprise software

Health and Human Services ›

Health departments
Public health
Medicaid

Justice and Public Safety ›

Law enforcement
Courts and corrections
9-1-1 services

Transportation ›

Airports, rail, and roads
Department of Motor Vehicles
Departments of transportation

How AWS can help

Quickly transform data into actionable insights

With the most complete data management platform and 100+ partner solutions, AWS can help optimize the entire lifecycle of data while reducing costs.

Sophisticated capabilities include:

  • Data collection, processing, analytics, short-term storage, warehousing, and archiving
  • Real-time streaming and analytics support
  • Business intelligence and machine learning tools

How Kansas City saved up to 50 percent on road-maintenance ›

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Modernize open source and Microsoft applications

Customers have been running Windows- and Linux-based IT workloads on AWS for 12+ years—longer than any other cloud provider.

Customers choose AWS for:

  • Higher performance, capability, and reliability
  • Greater security and identity services
  • Comprehensive migration support
  • Lower total cost of ownership and flexible licensing options

How the state of Georgia saved $5M ›

Engage citizens with Amazon-created and tested technology

Amazon built technology to engage our customers in a personal and dynamic way across contact centers and through mobile and email messaging. Now, state and local government professionals can use this same technology to create the best possible constituent experience.

  • Access new IT resources in minutes
  • Create exciting new user experiences with machine learning and voice-recognition capabilities
  • Increase your organization's agility with reduced cost and time to experiment and develop

How Alameda County increased call center accessibility ›

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For security and compliance, governments choose AWS

AWS supports more security standards and compliance certifications than any other offering, including PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FedRAMP, GDPR, FIPS 140-2, and NIST 800-171. We work to help customers satisfy compliance requirements for virtually every regulatory agency around the globe.

San Francisco 511.org provides customer support even during usage spikes ›

"We can support more than double the number of users every day during morning and afternoon traffic spikes by running on AWS."

⁠— Alysha Nachtigall
Website and Communications Project Manager, MTC 511

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San Francisco 511.org provides customer support even during usage spikes ›

"We can support more than double the number of users every day during morning and afternoon traffic spikes by running on AWS."

⁠— Alysha Nachtigall
Website and Communications Project Manager, MTC 511

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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.

Step 1 - Sign up for an Amazon Web Services account
Discover the acquisition steps and best practices you need to start your journey to cloud. Then explore our guide to procurement and contracts.
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Assess your organization’s cloud migration readiness and set a path for cloud adoption success.
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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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