Posted On: Mar 8, 2018

Today, AWS added a third Availability Zone (AZ) to the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. A third AZ provides customers with sensitive data and regulatory compliance requirements, additional flexibility to architect scalable, fault-tolerant, and highly available applications in AWS GovCloud (US). It also allows customers to take full advantage of advanced new AWS services.

Availability Zones located in AWS Regions (physical locations) consist of one or more discrete data centers, each of which has redundant power, networking and connectivity, and is housed in separate facilities. Each Availability Zone (AZ) has multiple Internet connections and power connections to multiple grids.