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Preservica Achieves AWS Education Competency Status

Digital preservation specialist, Preservica, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status.

Oxford, UK and Boston, US  ()

Oxford, UK and Boston, US - June 15, 2017 - Digital preservation specialist, Preservica, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status. This designation recognizes that Preservica has demonstrated technical proficiency and success building solutions that support mission-critical workloads of Higher Education, K-12 Primary/Secondary, Research and Publishing customers.

Achieving the AWS Education Competency differentiates Preservica as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that has delivered proven customer success providing specialized solutions aligning with AWS architectural best practices to enhance the academic experience of teachers and learners and improve the operational needs of information managers and administrators. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep expertise in the AWS platform and undergo an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their solutions.

“Preservica is proud to be one of the first APN partners to achieve AWS Education Competency status,” said Preservica CEO, Mike Quinn. “Our team is dedicated to helping leading educational institutions leverage the cost-effectiveness and durability of the AWS Cloud to ensure secure long-term access to vital institutional records and heritage materials.”

The AWS Cloud is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

Preservica Cloud Edition, hosted on AWS, is an affordable way for education institutions to protect and future-proof vital digital records without the need to invest in local servers, storage or IT resource. Preservica’s active digital preservation software is trusted by over 120 large and small organizations around the world, including the Curtis Institute of Music, Yale University, The University of Manchester (UK) and over 35 other colleges and universities. Preservica was also recently selected to provide digital preservation software and expertise to support the development of a new Jisc Research Data Shared Service for UK universities.


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