Matt Wood

More than 300 government agencies and 1,500 education institutions are now using Amazon Web Services’ cloud computing platforms, according to AWS Global Public Sector Vice President Teresa Carlson, speaking at a government customer and partner meeting in Washington, DC, Wednesday. AWS also announced several enhanced services for its GovCloud, a government-only cloud computing center.

The new customer milestones reflect not only the growing flexibility of service and pricing options for public sector customers, but also the growing maturity of intermediaries and brokers who are making it easier for government agencies to buy – and for Amazon to sell – an expanding assortment of on-demand computing services. Keep reading →