Cloud security at AWS is the highest priority. As an AWS customer, you will benefit from a data center and network architecture built to meet the requirements of the most security-sensitive organizations.
An advantage of the AWS cloud is that it allows customers to scale and innovate, while maintaining a secure environment. Customers pay only for the services they use, meaning that you can have the security you need, but without the upfront expenses, and at a lower cost than in an on-premises environment.
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The AWS Cloud operates 44 Availability Zones within 16 geographic Regions around the world, with announced plans for eight more Availability Zones and three more Regions.
Region & Number of Availability Zones
AWS GovCloud (2)
Oregon (3), Northern California (3)
Northern Virginia (5), Ohio (3)
São Paulo (3)
Ireland (3), Frankfurt (2), London (2)
Singapore (2), Sydney (3), Tokyo (3), Seoul (2), Mumbai (2)
New Region (coming soon)
Improving Continuity With Replication Between Regions
In addition to replicating applications and data across multiple data centers in the same region using Availability Zones, you can also choose to increase redundancy and fault tolerance further by replicating data between geographic regions.
Meeting Compliance and Data Residency Requirements
You retain complete control and ownership over the region in which your data is physically located, making it easy to meet regional compliance and data residency requirements.
The AWS Cloud has announced plans to expand with eight new Availability Zones in three new geographic Regions: Ningxia in China, Paris in France and Stockholm in Sweden.
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