Ohio State Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides secure, scalable cost-effective computing, storage and database services that faculty and staff can use for things like research projects, web application hosting, archival file storage and administrative Business Intelligence/analytics.

Ohio State users should not sign up for a new AWS account at aws.amazon.com to use for university business. Any AWS account used for university business must be set up through the Ohio State AWS service to comply with university requirements. If you create a new account through aws.amazon.com it must be used solely for personal use; must be tied to a personal email address (e.g. @gmail.com, @yahoo.com, etc) and personal credit card; and cannot store university data

To learn more about the Ohio State AWS offering view the service offering details.

Ohio State does not have a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with Amazon. Personal Health Information (PHI) cannot be stored in AWS.

Ohio State AWS Accounts

The OCIO offers university-configured AWS (also called Ohio State AWS) to faculty and staff for approved university business. Ohio State AWS adds the following features to the standard AWS offering:

  • Integrated billing – your AWS charges will be paid automatically from your Ohio State account;
  • Ohio State name.n and BuckeyePass login to the AWS console;
  • Pre-configured accounts to meet Ohio State requirements;
  • Access to support specialists within AWS;
  • …and much more! Take a look at our service comparison chart for full details.

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Upcoming Events

 

Bi-Weekly AWS Office Hours

Date: April 16, April 30, May 14, May 28
Time: 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Pomerene Hall, Room 172 

No prior registration is required. Assistance is provided on a first come basis.

 

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