Foundation Services → Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a public cloud platform that provides solutions and services such as virtual machines, database instances, storage, and more. AWS is offered under the Internet2 NET+ service agreement through DLT Solutions, Inc.

The agreement allows UMKC faculty and staff to receive a discount on services (3-5%), provides access to a Data Egress Waiver, and provides compliance for sensitive and confidential data that is regulated by laws such as HIPAA.”


Prices for AWS services are set by Amazon and are based on usage. Estimates can be built using the Amazon Web Service Calculator. A 3-5% discount is provided, based on the aggregated volume of all universities participating in the Internet2 NET+ AWS Service through DLT.


IS Foundation Services provides expertise in many of AWS's most popular offerings, including:

  • AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. VMs can be quickly provisioned in a variety of CPU/memory configurations and operating systems.
  • AWS S3 (Simple Storage Service) provides fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the Web.
  • AWS Glacier is an extremely low-cost storage service that provides secure and durable storage for data archiving and backup.

How to Order

For a new account, more information, or to migrate existing accounts, contact Frank Magrone (


If you require support with an existing service, would like to request a new service, or wish to report an outage, please contact the IS Technology Support Center.