The AWS Public Sector Partner Program recognizes partners with experience in delivering solutions for government, education, and non-profit customers around the world. APN Partners can qualify for the Public Sector Partner Program by having a strong overall AWS portfolio and by demonstrating their experience and readiness to support customers in the public sector.
Cloud computing enables public sector organizations to focus on their missions, not their IT infrastructures. The AWS Cloud provides a broad set of infrastructure services, including computing power, storage options, networking, and databases, delivered on-demand and available in seconds with pay-as-you-go pricing.
Cloud storage provides education institutions with a reliable, scalable, and secure alternative to on-premises storage systems. AWS offers eight different object, file, and block storage options supporting applications, archiving, and compliance. Services covered include Amazon S3, Amazon EFS, Amazon EBS, Amazon Glacier, Amazon Storage Gateway, and the Snowball family.
Next, you need to understand your IT portfolio, the dependencies between applications, and begin to consider what types of migration strategies you will need to employ to meet your business case objectives. With the portfolio discovery and migration approach, you are in a good position to build a full business case. If you need help with understanding your IT portfolio, you can work with partners such as RISC Networks, Cloudamize, and Atadata as well as use AWS Application Discovery Service.