Cloud Computing for Further & Higher Education

As you explore ways to innovate in the cloud, while securing your infrastructure and providing remote learning & working, we have resources to help you today.


The majority of cloud security failures are caused by end users

Therefore safeguarding your organisation requires a robust and effective Cloud Governance to consider all stakeholders.

Read how Amazon Web Services and AWS Partner CirrusHQ can help you create the Cloud Governance strategy you need to safeguard your organisation and transform your learning experience (see more resources below).

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We are on a mission to accelerate higher education’s digital transformation.


Below are numerous articles and services to help you innovate faster and more easily in the Cloud – to save money and resources, enable researchers to accelerate time to science, and power your educational technology systems.

  • Safeguard your data and optimise security,
  • Scale up your on-premises applications by migrating them to the cloud,
  • Virtualize your campus computer lab spaces to support online distance learning,
  • Deliver personal cloud desktops to support remote work scenarios,
  • Quickly set up a cloud-based contact centre,
  • Funding to support initiatives,
  • Cloud planning, DevOps or Managed Services.


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CirrusHQ have identified and remediated thousands of high risks for organisations, to improve their teaching and learning experiences, connect campus communities to systems and tools, and securely store institutional knowledge and data.

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Cloud services to secure your infrastructure, innovate faster and develop a Cloud centre of excellence

Test Concept Service
Proof-of-concept service is a low-risk and low-cost platform to test a concept or service before committing resources. >More…

AWS Training
Bespoke workshops to gain hand on experience to better understand how the AWS Cloud can support your organisation. >More…

Consult, Design & Plan
Create successful business cases and roadmaps to deliver AWS best practise application and successful business wide solutions. >More…

Build & Migrate
Migrate and modernise on the AWS Cloud securely & quickly to deliver enhanced benefits through emerging AWS technologies. >More…

Manage Services
Remove the complexity of managing your AWS Cloud Infrastructure so you can focus on what really matters; driving your organisation’s objectives and strategic initiatives. >More…

Optimise your workloads
An AWS Well-Architected Review can help identify cost savings, improve application performance, and reduce security risks in your AWS environment. >More…

Cloud Safeguard for Education
For Education institutions and researchers, a tailored end-to-end solution to ensure your data is backed up to AWS, secure, and recoverable to protect from attacks and maintain business continuity.


Cloud Journey


CirrusHQ and Amazon Web Services
CirrusHQ work with many institutions, of all sizes, up and down the UK, including the University of Westminster, the University of Oxford, the University of the Highlands – and we have helped them to modernise all aspects of their Cloud mission delivery.

CirrusHQ is the UK’s only Consulting Partner to hold the AWS Education Competency and the Well-Architected Framework certification – so we are uniquely positioned to help you, where ever you are on your Cloud journey.

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Case Studies - Innovation in Education


How The University of Westminster utilised Amazon AppStream 2.0 to securely deliver graphical compute-intense courses remotely – CirrusHQ

CHALLENGE: The University of Westminster has three main campuses in central London and a student base of around 20,000. The…

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Automating the provisioning of Education Services

Avallain is a highly successful development company solely focused on delivering the highest quality digital solutions for Education worldwide. Within their…

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Taking the collections of Oxford University’s museums online

Oxford University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) engaged CirrusHQ to create an AWS-hosted solution with a fully automated Continuous Integration…

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Enabling data insights across education platforms in the UK schools market

Oxford University Press (OUP) has four very successful Education Platforms in the UK schools market. All these platforms were built on,…

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White Rose Maths unlocking learning with AWS, to transform usage of their resources during the pandemic and beyond

Case study overview About White Rose Maths Influenced, inspired and informed by the work of leading maths researchers and practitioners…

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Education Articles, Downloads & Information

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Why is the UK education sector suffering more cyberattacks and how we can help?

Why is the UK education sector suffering more cyberattacks and how we can help? In June of this year, the…

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Why do I need a Well-Architected Review?

In our previous blog, we explained what an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well Architected Review was and touched on the…

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7 Reasons to partner with a Managed Services Provider

Reasons to partner with a Managed Services Provider As a growing number of organisations embrace a leaner more agile future,…

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CirrusHQ FastStart, proof-of-concept service helps organisations innovate faster and safer on the AWS Cloud

CirrusHQ FastStart is designed by CirrusHQ in cooperation with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help you develop and prove your…

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