HHS GeoCloud PaaS Initiative
Designed, implemented, and currently operate a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) initiative, implemented on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure, such as EC2 and S3. Developed common instance platforms, online provisioning capabilities, and an intuitive user interface to enable end-users to easily and quickly deploy and manage applications. Worked with five different agencies to transition more than 10 legacy geospatial applications to this cloud-based operating environment. Agency adopters include: Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Education, Department of the Census, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Coeur d’Alene Tribe, State of Maryland, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and U.S. Office of Surface Mining.