Posted On: Nov 12, 2018

AWS is announcing immediate availability of the new AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region. The GovCloud (US-East) Region joins GovCloud (US-West) as the second AWS GovCloud Region in the US, and the 19th AWS Region worldwide. The AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region consists of three Availability Zones and with this launch, the AWS Global Infrastructure now offers a total of 57 Availability Zones worldwide, serving customers in over 190 countries.

For US public sector and commercial customers in highly regulated industries, the GovCloud (US-East) Region offers customers a multi-region architecture enabling them to meet their disaster recovery and continuity of operations requirements. The new AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region adds to the existing GovCloud infrastructure AWS already has in the US, which includes three Availability Zones.

The AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region is now available for multiple AWS Services including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), among many others. For a complete listing of AWS Services available in the GovCloud (US-East) Region, please visit the AWS Region Table page. Pricing for the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region is available on the detail page for each respective AWS service.