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Now Open AWS Canada (Central) Region

We are growing the AWS footprint once again. Our new Canada (Central) Region is now available and you can start using it today. AWS customers in Canada and the northern parts of the United States have fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services. The Details The new Canada (Central) Region supports Amazon […]

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Now Open – AWS US East (Ohio) Region

As part of our ongoing plan to expand the AWS footprint, I am happy to announce that our new US East (Ohio) Region is now available. In conjunction with the existing US East (N. Virginia) Region, AWS customers in the Eastern part of the United States have fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS […]

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In the Works – VMware Cloud on AWS

The long-standing trend toward on-premises virtualization has helped many enterprises to increase operational efficiency and to wring out as much value from their data center as possible. Along the way, they have built up a substantial repertoire of architectural skills and operational experience, but now find that they are struggling to match public cloud economics […]

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Coming in 2017 – New AWS Region in France

As cloud computing becomes the new normal for organizations all over the world and as our customer base becomes larger and more diverse, we will continue to build and launch additional AWS Regions. Bonjour la France I am happy to announce that we will be opening an AWS Region in Paris, France in 2017. The […]

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Now Open – AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region

We are expanding the AWS footprint again, this time with a new region in Mumbai, India. AWS customers in the area can use the new Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region to better serve end users in India. New Region The new Mumbai region has two Availability Zones, raising the global total to 35. It supports Amazon […]

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Amazon Web Services to Acquire NICE

I would like to extend a warm welcome to our new colleagues at NICE. We have signed an agreement to acquire this leading provider of software and services for high performance and technical computing. Products for HPC From their headquarters in Asti, Italy, NICE delivers products and solutions to customers all over the world. These […]

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New – GxP Compliance Resource for AWS

Ever since we launched AWS, customers have been curious about how they can use it to build and run applications that must meet many different types of regulatory requirements. For example, potential AWS users in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries are subject to a set of guidelines and practices that are commonly known […]

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Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge is Live!

Back in November 2014 AWS made a long-term commitment to achieve 100% renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure footprint, and we continue to make progress towards this goal. Today’s news on this topic is particularly exciting for us – our Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge, located in Benton County, Indiana, is now live and […]

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