The New AWS Region in the Middle East
AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is expanding its global footprint with the opening of the AWS Middle East Region. The new infrastructure brings advanced cloud technologies that open up limitless opportunities for innovation, entrepreneurship, and digital transformation. Developers, startups, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations can start using the new AWS Middle East Region to run applications, and serve end-users across the Middle East. To learn more about components of an AWS Region, visit the AWS Global Infrastructure page. For a complete list of AWS services available in the Middle East Region, visit the AWS Region Table page.
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“By migrating our workloads to the AWS Cloud, we were able to reduce infrastructure cost by 70% and procurement cycle time by 60%.” – Mohammed Ali Al Qaed, Chief Executive, Bahrain Information & eGovernment Authority
"Using cloud-native services from AWS, we rearchitected our systems into microservices that are scalable, reliable, and robust." – Junaid Qureshi, Vice President of Technology, Fetchr.
“The migration allows us to run our servers anywhere in the world, significantly reducing the need to maintain and upgrade hardware.” – Mahmood H. Alkooheji, Chief Executive Officer, Mumtalakat
“AWS enables us to develop AI services that are unique. For example, by employing natural-language understanding techniques, we can enable voice search that works across a range of Arabic dialects. It’s all about helping users access the right content faster." – Hussein Al-Natsheh, Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer, Mawdoo3
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