AWS today announced the launch of its second infrastructure region in India – Asia Pacific.
Starting today, developers, startups, entrepreneurs and enterprises, as well as government, education and not-for-profit organizations, will have more choice to run their applications and serve end users from data centers located in India. Customers will have access to advanced AWS technologies to drive innovation, including data analytics, security, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).
“The launch of AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) supports India’s digital transformation and is part of our long-term investment in the country since opening our first office in 2011. Customers and partners in India will now have additional regional infrastructure to deploy applications with greater resilience, availability and even lower latency. We are proud to invest in the future of India’s technology community and workforce, and are committed to helping organizations across industries increase agility and drive innovation.”
, said Prasad Kalyanaraman, Vice President of Infrastructure Services at AWS.
AWS plans to invest approximately $4.4 billion (about INR 36,300 crore) in India by 2030 through AWS’ new Asia Pacific Region (Hyderabad), which includes capital expenditure for data centre build-out, operational costs related to ongoing utilities and facilities costs, and purchases of goods and services from regional enterprises.
AWS partners based in India also welcome the AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) region
The AWS Partner Network (APN) includes tens of thousands of independent software vendors (ISVs) and system integrators (SIs) from around the world. AWS partners create innovative solutions and services on AWS, and APN helps them by providing business, technical, marketing and customer support. AWS SIs, consulting partners, and ISVs help enterprise and public sector customers migrate to AWS, deploy mission-critical applications, and provide a full suite of services to monitor, automate, and manage customers’ cloud environments.
Cloud-built systems integrator Minfy is an AWS tier-one services partner headquartered in India with offices in Southeast Asia, the US and Australia. Since 2016, Minfy has helped more than 320 commercial and public sector customers innovate and drive digital transformation in the cloud.