Posted On: Sep 9, 2021

Starting today, Amazon EC2 I3en Instances are Now Available in Amazon Web Services regions in the Middle East (Bahrain), South Africa (Cape Town), and Europe (Milan). 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.

I3en 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 are powered by Amazon Web Services -custom Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with 3.1 GHz sustained all core turbo performance and provide up to 100 Gbps of networking bandwidth and come in seven instance sizes, with storage options from 1.25 to 60 TB.

With this regional expansion, I3en instances are now available across US East (N. Virginia, Ohio, Amazon GovCloud), US West (N. California, Oregon, Amazon GovCloud), Europe (Frankfurt, Ireland, London, Milan, Paris and Stockholm), Asia Pacific (Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Sydney, Mumbai), Canada (Central), South America (Sao Paulo), South Africa (Cape Town), the Middle East (Bahrain), China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet and China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. Customers can purchase I3en as On-Demand, Reserved Instances or as Spot Instances. To get started, visit the AWS Management Console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), and AWS SDKs. To learn more, visit our product page.