AWS Launches Cloud Template for NIH-Funded Electronic Data Capture App

ExecutiveBiz - AWS Launches Cloud Template for NIH-Funded Electronic Data Capture App

Amazon Web Services has made its cloud automation templates available for use with a National Institutes of Health-funded web application designed to help users build and manage online surveys and databases.

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Nonprofit organizations can now use AWS CloudFormation templates to deploy the Research Electronic Data Capture tool in the cloud, the company said Thursday.

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The templates support deployment of REDCap software on AWS infrastructure within 20 minutes, allowing researchers to operate REDCap without specialized information technology know-how.

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CloudFormation works to deploy REDCap in a three-tiered virtual private cloud, with an environment that allows for automatic scaling based on corresponding load. More than 3K organizations use the application, AWS noted.

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The tool is also compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

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