AWS Launches 2nd Cloud Infrastructure Region in India, to Support 48,000 Jobs
New Delhi, November 22 (SocialNews.XYZ) Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday announced the launch of its second AWS India infrastructure region in Hyderabad that will support more than 48,000 full-time jobs annually with a planned investment of more than $4.4 billion ( Rs 36,300 crore) in the country by 2030.
The construction and operation of the AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) region is also expected to add around $7.6 billion (Rs 63,600 crore) to India’s gross domestic product by 2030, the company said. in a press release.
The Hyderabad region will help developers, startups, entrepreneurs and enterprises, as well as government, educational and non-profit organizations to easily run their applications and serve end users from data centers located in the country.
“The new AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) Region is part of our long-term commitment to India to invest in cloud infrastructure, provide training to upskill the nation with digital capabilities, create local jobs and enable a more sustainable future,” Puneet said. Chandok, President, Commercial Affairs, AWS India and South Asia, AISPL.
Customers will have access to advanced AWS technologies to drive innovation, including data analytics, security, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI).
Rahul Sharma, President, Public Sector, AWS India and South Asia, AISPL, said that with a second AWS Region in India, “our customers have more choice and flexibility to build new features, store critical data in India and scale their solutions”. .
“The Indian government is already leading innovation and impact at scale, with transformational initiatives like Co-WIN, eSanjeevaniOPD and DigiLocker running on AWS,” said Sharma.
Second AWS Region in India Gives Customers More Options to Run Workloads with Even Greater Resilience and Availability, Store Data Securely in India, and Serve End Users with Even Lower Latency
Hundreds of thousands of customers in India including Acko General Insurance, Axis Bank, Clevertap, Digital India Corporation (MeitY), Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Government of Telangana, HDFC Bank, Jupiter, Lendingkart, National Skill Development Corporation, PhysicsWallah and Tata Elxsi innovates on AWS.
“Customers and partners in India will now have additional regional infrastructure to deploy applications with even lower resiliency, availability and latency,” said Prasad Kalyanaraman, vice president of infrastructure services at Amazon Data Services. Inc.
With the launch of the AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) Region, AWS now has 96 Availability Zones across 30 Geographic Regions, with announced plans to launch 15 additional Availability Zones and five additional AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, Israel , New Zealand and Thailand. .