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IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the
opening of the new Bahrain region which is enabling
customers to innovate faster and run workloads from
data centres located in the Middle East.
mazon Web Services (AWS) has
announced the opening of the AWS
Middle East (Bahrain) Region.
With this launch, AWS now spans 69
Availability Zones within 22 geographic
regions around the world and has
announced plans for nine more Availability
Zones across three more AWS Regions in
Indonesia, Italy and South Africa.
Developers, start-ups and enterprises, as
well as government, education and non-
profit organisations can now run their
applications and serve end-users from data
centres located in the Middle East, as well as
leverage advanced technologies from AWS
cloud to drive innovation.
“The cloud has the chance to unlock Digital
Transformation in the Middle East,” said
Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services.
“We are launching advanced and secure
technology infrastructure that matches the
scale of our other AWS Regions around the
world and are already seeing strong demand
in the Middle East for AWS technologies like
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,
data analytics, IoT and much more.
“We are excited to see how our cloud
technology will provide new ways for
governments to better engage with citizens,
for enterprises to innovate for their next phase
of growth, and for entrepreneurs to build
businesses and compete on a global scale.”
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