Posted On: May 1, 2023

AWS Local Zones is now available in Auckland, New Zealand. You can now use AWS Local Zones in Auckland to deliver applications that require single-digit millisecond latency or local data processing.

In early 2022, AWS announced plans to launch AWS Local Zones in over 30 metro areas across 27 countries outside of the US. In addition to Auckland, AWS Local Zones are also available in 15 metro areas outside of the US (Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Delhi, Helsinki, Hamburg, Kolkata, Lagos, Muscat, Perth, Queretaro, Lima, Santiago, Taipei, and Warsaw). Local Zones are also available in 16 metro areas in the US (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, and Seattle).

You can enable AWS Local Zones from the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) console or by running the ModifyAvailabilityZoneGroup command. To learn more, see AWS Local Zones, or read our guide in the Getting Started Resource Center.