In the Works – AWS Region in Tel Aviv, Israel

We launched three AWS Regions (Italy, South Africa, and Japan) in the last 12 months, and are working on regions in Australia, Indonesia, Spain, India, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. Tel Aviv, Israel in the WorksToday I am happy to announce that the AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Region is in the works and will Read more about In the Works – AWS Region in Tel Aviv, Israel[…]

Now Open Third Availability Zone in the AWS China (Beijing) Region

I made my first trip to China in late 2008. I was able to speak to developers and entrepreneurs and to get a sense of the then-nascent market for cloud computing. With over 900 million Internet users as of 2020 (according to a recent report from China Internet Network Information Center), China now has the Read more about Now Open Third Availability Zone in the AWS China (Beijing) Region[…]

In the Works – AWS Region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

We are currently building AWS regions in Australia, Indonesia, Spain, India, and Switzerland. UAE in the Works I am happy to announce that the AWS Middle East (UAE) Region is in the works and will open in the first half of 2022. The new region is an extension of our existing investment, which already includes Read more about In the Works – AWS Region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)[…]

AWS Local Zones Are Now Open in Boston, Miami, and Houston

AWS Local Zones place select AWS services (compute, storage, database, and so forth) close to large population, industry, and IT centers. They support use cases such as real-time gaming, hybrid migrations, and media & entertainment content creation that need single-digit millisecond latency for end-users in a specific geographic area. Last December I told you about Read more about AWS Local Zones Are Now Open in Boston, Miami, and Houston[…]

AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region Now Open to All, with Three AZs and More Services

AWS has had a presence in Japan for a long time! We opened the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region in March 2011, added a third Availability Zone (AZ) in 2012, and a fourth in 2018. Since that launch, customers in Japan and around the world have used the region to host an incredibly wide variety of Read more about AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region Now Open to All, with Three AZs and More Services[…]

In the Works – AWS Region in Hyderabad, India

We opened the AWS Regions in South Africa and Italy earlier this year and are currently working on regions in Indonesia, Japan, Spain, and Switzerland. Second AWS Region in India We launched the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region in June 2016, giving enterprises, public sector organizations, startups, and SMBs access to state-of-the-art public cloud infrastructure. In Read more about In the Works – AWS Region in Hyderabad, India[…]

Now Open – Fourth Availability Zone in the AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region

South Korea is considered the most wired country in the world with an internet penetration rate of 96%, according to Pew Research Center. To meet high customer demand, AWS launched our Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region in 2016 and expanded the region with a third Availability Zone (AZ) in May 2019. Now AWS has thousands of Read more about Now Open – Fourth Availability Zone in the AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region[…]

Now Open – AWS Europe (Milan) Region

Today, I am very happy to announce that, as we anticipated some time ago, a new AWS Region is available in Italy! The Europe (Milan) Region is our sixth Region in Europe, and is composed of 3 availability zones (AZs) that you can use to reliably spread your applications across multiple data centers, for example Read more about Now Open – AWS Europe (Milan) Region[…]

Now Open – AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region

The AWS Region in Africa that Jeff promised you in 2018 is now open. The official name is Africa (Cape Town) and the API name is af-south-1. You can start using this new Region today to deploy workloads and store your data in South Africa. The addition of this new Region enables all organizations to Read more about Now Open – AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region[…]

Now Open – Third Availability Zone in the AWS Canada (Central) Region

When you start an EC2 instance, or store data in an S3 bucket, it’s easy to underestimate what an AWS Region is. Right now, we have 22 across the world, and while they look like dots on a global map, they are architected to let you run applications and store data with high availability and fault tolerance. Read more about Now Open – Third Availability Zone in the AWS Canada (Central) Region[…]