Amazon Web Services

Security re:Inforced premium
It’s often said that there are two types of organizations: those that have been hacked, and those that will be – turning the conversations around security breaches from ‘what if?’ to ‘when?’. Cybersecurity is a serious, and often daunting, issue facing organizations of all kinds today. Two weeks after its Public Sector Summit, Amazon Web […]
October 31, 2018
AWS Insight: The Role of the Cloud in Powering U.S. Elections premium
Choice and self-determination are cornerstones of our nation’s democratic process. Come election night, we might not all root for the same candidates, but there’s one point we can all rally around – the need for modernization and the role of the cloud in powering U.S. elections. Elections administrators, political campaigns, and civic organizations are faced […]
July 19, 2018
Data Science is Key to Readying Facial Recognition Software for Use by Law Enforcement premium
The use of facial recognition software to support law enforcement efforts is nothing new – in the movies that is. In 1997, the sci-fi classic The Fifth Element equipped its futuristic airborne police vehicles with tools that let officers compare facial scans of the movie’s mysterious alien heroine to a central criminal database in the […]
December 6, 2017
AWS’s New Secret Region a Game Changer for Intel Agencies premium
Intel agencies and other government organizations that deal with secret-level datasets, now have access to a “secret” cloud data center region – the AWS Secret Region. With the launch of this region, DLT partner, AWS becomes the first and only commercial cloud provider to offer regions to serve government workloads across the full range of […]
November 2, 2016
What Do You Need to Do Next to Move to the Cloud? premium
Cloud migration takes more than a flip of a switch. There are many crucial first steps that are needed to ensure an effective migration and seamless transition to the cloud. Cloud risks must be assessed and technical readiness must be considered. In-house expertise must be aligned and concerns about cloud security must be overcome. Data […]
Senior Vice President, Cloud Solutions
March 31, 2015
One-of-a-Kind Purchasing Program Simplifies Higher Ed Cloud Adoption premium
Keeping pace with changes in enterprise-level technology is no easy feat. For education institutions and universities, in particular, making sense of the available options for managing complex operational and technological infrastructures can be mind-boggling. The importance of cloud computing in this mix can’t be underestimated. Today, nearly 70% of higher education institutions in North America […]
March 11, 2015
AWS Webinar Series – For Newbies and Old Timers Alike premium
Whether you are new to Amazon Web Services (AWS) or an experienced user looking to get more from your agency’s investment in the cloud, don’t miss the AWS Webinar Series March line-up. The webinars are free, but space is limited and pre-registration is a must. Getting Started with Amazon Web Services – March 17 Best […]
February 25, 2015
Let’s Hear it for our “Magic Quadrant” Vendor Partners premium
Proof of performance is a key criterion for any government decision maker when reviewing potential vendors and bidders. One such “proof” is recognition from industry analysts, and perhaps the most sought after of these is to be positioned (and ranked highly) in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports. The Gartner Magic Quadrant is a graphical portrayal of […]
December 1, 2014
Azure Outages Raises Doubts over its Readiness for Mission-Critical Workloads premium
“Microsoft Azure suffers another outage” is becoming an all too familiar headline. A series of problems has plagued the Azure infrastructure and PaaS cloud tools this year leaving customers across the globe reeling from outages and interruptions, some of them lasting as long as a week. The latest outage occurred in mid-November and impacted storage customers around […]
July 27, 2014
Changing AWS’ Elastic Load Balance Connection Timeout premium
Yesterday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the ability to customize the idle timeout for their Elastic Load Balancer from the previously fixed 60 seconds to anywhere from 1 to 3600 seconds. Learn how.