EDB for Public Sector

Public sector organizations encompass governmental organizations at the federal, state and local levels. These institutions can range from education to healthcare to defense to welfare and other social services. Key database concerns among public sector institutions include:

  • Security and Compliance
  • Cost-Reduction and Budgeting
  • Infrastructure Modernization
  • Talent Attraction and Retention


EDB Database Management brings Postgres to the Enterprise

Organizations everywhere experience a daily struggle with technology to do more and go faster, while traying to control costs. EDB supercharges Postgres to help customers overcome these challenges.

Delivered on-premises, in containers, and in the cloud, EDB provides Postgres, products, services and support that everyone from database administrators and developers to architects and DevOps managers can use to enable a wide range of applications, including:

  • Migrate from legacy databases: Manage costs moving legacy databases like Oracle to Postgres
  • Move to the cloud: Re-platform to cloud and containers more efficiently
  • Build new applications: Develop new applications that are more scalable and secure


Explore EDB Public Sector

How to Future-Proof Your Critical Data Initiatives: This report, written by EDB in collaboration with GovLoop details the benefits of open source databases (especially Postgres) and how they map to the specific challenges of government agencies, especially on the federal level.

Government Agencies are Future-Proofing Their Data Initiatives with Postgres: This EDB blog serves as a brief teaser for the GovLoop/EDB report.

Open Source Software is the Way Forward for Government: Similar to the GovLoop/EDB report in framing, this blog dives deeper into why open source (particularly Postgres) database technologies are the ideal fit for government agencies. In contrast to the report, it includes additional EDB-specific messaging.

Webinar Recap: How Open Source Unlocks Data Freedom and Mission Success for Government Agencies: Recapping a conversation between EDB’s Jeremy Wilson, Laura Beaufort of the Federal Election Commission and George Jackson of GovExec, this blog dives into the prominent legacy and impact open source databases have had in government, including their integral role in the FEC’s ability to monitor, manage and secure vital campaign data.

Webinar Recap: Control Costs and Modernize Federal Databases: This webinar recap lays out the challenges facing modern government agencies and helps diagram how many of these tie back to outdated approaches to database management. While straddling the line between Awareness and Consideration, it (and the on-demand session it links to) serves as a good primer for what’s at stake for public sector when it comes to databases and why open source presents the best path forward.

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About EDB

EDB provides enterprise-class software and services that enable businesses and governemnts to harness the full power of Postgres, the world's fastest growing and most loved open source database. As one of the leading contributors to the vibrant and fast-growing Postgres community, EDB is commited to driving technolgy innovation. With deep database expertise, EDB ensures high availability, reliability, security, 24x7 global support and advanced professional services, both on premises and in the cloud. This empowers enterprises to control risk, manage costs, and scale efficiently.