AWS Local Zones

Run latency sensitive applications closer to end users

Deliver innovative applications requiring single-digit millisecond latency closer to end users and on-premises installations.

Build and operate with familiar AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools.

Leverage cloud services for edge computing with on-demand scaling, high availability, and pay-as-you-go pricing.

How it works

AWS Local Zones are a type of infrastructure deployment that places compute, storage, database, and other select AWS services close to large population and industry centers.
AWS Local Zones how it works
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Use cases

Run low-latency applications at the edge

Build and deploy applications close to end users to enable real-time gaming, live streaming, augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), virtual workstations, and more.

Simplify hybrid cloud migrations

Migrate your applications to a nearby AWS Local Zone, while still meeting the low-latency requirements of hybrid deployment.

Meet stringent data residency requirements

Comply with state and local data residency requirements in sectors such as healthcare, financial services, iGaming, and government.

How to get started

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