San Francisco, CA – August 15, 2017 – NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web, today announced the availability of NGINX Plus on AWS Marketplace for AWS GovCloud (US) (AWS GovCloud Marketplace). The newly launched AWS GovCloud Marketplace enables government agencies and other customers in highly regulated industries, such as healthcare and financial services, to discover software that can support their regulated workloads in the cloud.
AWS GovCloud (US) is an isolated AWS region designed to host sensitive data and regulated workloads in the cloud, helping customers support their U.S. government compliance requirements, including under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). AWS GovCloud (US) is operated solely by employees who are vetted U.S. citizens on U.S. soil, and root account holders of AWS accounts must confirm they are U.S. persons before being granted access credentials to the region.
“We’re excited to have NGINX Plus included in the launch of AWS GovCloud Marketplace, which assists in giving our federal and local government customers access to tools and services as they expand their cloud operations,” said Paul Oh, Head of Business Development for NGINX, Inc. “We look forward to helping government agencies accelerate their digital strategies to serve citizens and their constituencies with a solution already embraced by prominent companies around the world.”
NGINX Plus is designed to provide capabilities to help companies deliver their complex sites and applications from the cloud. With the need for digital transformation at all layers of government, along with complex regulatory environments, NGINX Plus enables organizations to provide better digital services and capabilities along with the agility and economics the cloud offers.
“We work with a large number of government customers who are looking to achieve the benefits of cloud computing and acquire the technology solutions needed for their mission‑critical applications,” said Barry Russell, General Manager of Business Development for AWS Marketplace, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “We’re excited that NGINX Plus is available on AWS GovCloud Marketplace, giving these customers expanded choice when selecting the applications they need to achieve their innovation goals.”
AWS GovCloud (US) is available to U.S. government agencies and other customers in government‑regulated industries that meet AWS GovCloud (US) access requirements.
NGINX Plus is available now on AWS GovCloud Marketplace. Billing is done on an hourly or an annual subscription basis. Get started with NGINX Plus, by visiting https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/; search for “NGINX Plus” and select the AWS GovCloud (US) region.
About NGINX, Inc.
NGINX is the heart of the modern web – helping the world’s most innovative companies deliver their sites and applications with performance, reliability, security, and scale. The company offers an award‑winning, comprehensive application delivery platform in use on more than 300 million sites worldwide. Companies around the world rely on NGINX to ensure flawless digital experiences through features such as advanced load balancing, web and mobile acceleration, security controls, application monitoring, and management. More than half of the Internet’s busiest websites rely on NGINX, including Airbnb, Box, Instagram, Netflix, Pinterest, SoundCloud, and Zappos. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with its EMEA headquarters in Cork, Ireland, and additional offices in the US and Europe. Learn more at https://www.nginx.com/.