AWS in the Middle East and North Africa

Tens of thousands of active customers use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to innovate, grow their business, and reduce costs in a flexible, secure, scalable, and reliable way.

What's new

Amazon Web Services Opens Office in Kuwait

The new opening is part of the ongoing investments AWS is making in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and serves to support the growing number of customers and partners in Kuwait.
It will further help organizations of all sizes in Kuwait, including startups, enterprises, and public sector agencies as they transition to AWS.

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Coming soon: AWS Middle East (UAE) Region

The new AWS Middle East (UAE) Region will consist of three Availability Zones and become AWS’s second Region in the Middle East giving customers more choice and flexibility to leverage advanced technologies from the world’s leading cloud. The addition of the AWS Middle East (UAE) Region will enable local customers with data residency requirements to store their data in the UAE while also providing even lower latency across the country.

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UAE Mars mission uses AWS to advance scientific discoveries

Led by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), the Hope Probe is the first interplanetary mission for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the fifth country in history to reach the red planet. Once data transmitted by the Hope Probe reaches the scientific teams on Earth, MBRSC will use AWS advanced technologies to process and analyze the vast amounts of data and imagery to help researchers better understand the Martian atmosphere and its layers.

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AWS re:Invent 2021 is right around the corner

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to technical sessions, deep-dives with AWS leaders, engaging with sponsors, and so much more. Registration for in-person and virtual attendance is now open.

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Customer success stories

Tens of thousands of active customers from Almosafer to flydubai use AWS to innovate, grow their business and reduce costs in a flexible, secure, scalable and reliable way.

Kuwait Ministry of Commerce and Industry

"With AWS, we were able scale up very quickly as traffic increased with no impact on the performance of the portal” – Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry

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"AWS is at the core of what dubizzle does" – Mudasir Mirza, DevOps Lead, dubizzle

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"AWS is the perfect solution to bootstrap your startup and reap the benefits of speed-to-market" – Omar Salloum, Vice President of Technology, Anghami

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"We migrated our application and had it live in 12 hours with AWS" – Joseph Cleetus, Head of Business Transformation, Lulu International Exchange

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"AWS performance is great and it's significantly reduced our time-to-market" - Faraz Arshad, Director, Networks and Infrastructure,

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By using AWS, we can launch new services in hours instead of weeks” - Ramesh Venkat, CIO, flydubai

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"TensorFlow on AWS helps us train models seven times faster than stock TensorFlow" – Ramzi Alqrainy, Head of Technology, OpenSooq

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"With AWS's innovative solutions, we were able to develop and launch our services in a couple of months and to scale very quickly" – Abdulrahman Mutrib, CTO, Al Tayyar Travel Group

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AWS Partners

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is the global partner program for AWS. It is focused on helping APN Partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support.

Consulting Partners

APN Partners that help customers design, architect, build, migrate, and manage their workloads and applications on AWS.

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Technology Partners

APN Partners that provide software solutions that are either hosted on, or integrated with, the AWS platform.

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Training Partners

APN Training Partners have access to authorized AWS Training courseware, resources, and lab environments.

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We are hiring!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit within We are currently hiring.

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AWS User Groups Middle East

User groups allow AWS users to join a dynamic community, and interact with other developers to answer questions, share ideas, and learn about AWS.

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