Amazon Web Services (AWS) & The Cloud
If you are interested, or think you may be interested, in using AWS to host your system, here is some basic information that may help your decision making process.
- The Tribe is the ONLY owner of their system and their data
- AWS facilities are government approved, NASA-JPL uses AWS Cloud services
- Different cost options are available based on the size and need of the agency
- Additional information on cost, security, and features, can be found at: https://aws.amazon.com/?nc2=h_lg
Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide
Gartner Research positions Amazon Web Services in the Leaders Quadrant of the new Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide (May 2015). Cloud IaaS, in the context of this Magic Quadrant, is defined as “a standardized, highly automated offering, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are owned by a service provider and offered to the customer on demand.”