The New AWS Region in Africa

AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region

Since 2004, AWS has helped customers bring their ideas to life. Today, that continuing commitment is strengthened by our latest region launch in Cape Town.

The new infrastructure brings secure cloud technologies that open up opportunities for innovation and entrepreneurship, which allows customers to focus on their mission. Developers, startups, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations, can start using the new AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region to better serve communities, expand education and remote learning, achieve scientific breakthroughs, and experiment freely.

To learn more about components of an AWS Region, visit the AWS Global Infrastructure page. For a complete list of AWS services available, visit the AWS Region Table page. To start using the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region, sign up for an AWS account.

The New AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region - Dr. Werner Vogels Welcome Message

Dream, build, grow: A bright future in the cloud for South Africa

In this ebook, you will learn how local customers are using AWS to help change lives and help communities across the continent.

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AWS and Intel

AWS and Intel share a passion for delivering constant innovation. As the technology landscape evolves, our joint commitment to High Performance Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, and the Internet of Things remains solid.

Intel powers AWS instances available in the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region. As an AWS customer, you can take advantage of the latest Intel technology through AWS. For more information please see the AWS/Intel page.


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