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Dewberry to Support State of Hawaii in Development of Cloud Infrastructure for Website Hosting

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Thursday, March 7th 2013


Fairfax, Virginia—March 6, 2013 Dewberry, a leading professional services firm, has been selected by the State of Hawaii to assist in the transition of public websites into the public cloud. As an authorized Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, Dewberry offers the full suite of AWS products along with expertise in architecture and migration strategies.

The services will be provided through the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA) contract that Dewberry was awarded in 2012.

As part of Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie's Business and Information Technology/Information Resource Management (IT/IRM) Transformation Plan, developed under the leadership of State Chief Information Officer Sanjeev "Sonny" Bhagowalia to implement significant technological upgrades throughout the 50th state, Dewberry will plan, design, and implement cloud infrastructure to support the hosting of 25 public websites. The main components of the system will include:

Testing and production of AWS EC2 cloud instances to store and serve all existing web pages, scripts, and other non-database-related content;

Testing and production of AWS MySQL Relational Database Service to host all of the supporting databases; and

Replicated failover systems for quick disaster recovery.

Dewberry will assist with determining service-level requirements and specifications, deployment of cloud infrastructure, migration of existing applications and databases to the cloud, and system support and maintenance.

About Dewberry

Dewberry is a leading professional services firm with a proven history of providing architecture, engineering, and management and consulting services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining unsurpassed commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex challenges and transforming their communities. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 40 locations and 1,800+ professionals nationwide. To learn more, visit www.dewberry.com. # # #

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