Posted On: Jun 4, 2019

Starting today, Amazon EC2 I3en instances are available in the US East (Ohio), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Europe (Frankfurt) AWS regions, and in additional Availability Zones (AZs) in the US East (N. Virginia) AWS Region. I3en global availability now includes the Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Europe (Frankfurt, Ireland), US East (N. Virginia, Ohio), and US West (Oregon) AWS regions. 

I3en instances offer up to 60 TB of low latency NVMe SSD instance storage and up to 50% lower cost per GB over I3 instances. These instances are designed for data-intensive workloads such as relational and NoSQL databases, distributed file systems, search engines, and data warehouses that require high random I/O access to large amounts of data residing on instance storage. I3en instances also provide up to 100 Gbps of networking bandwidth and come in seven instance sizes, with storage options from 1.25 to 60 TB. For more information, visit