Amazon has officially launched it’s second AWS region in India and claims that they will invest more the $4.4 billion in the South Asian market by the year 2030, as part of their mission to widen it’s cloud reach around the world.
Amazon announced that they launched an AWS infrastructure region in the city of Hyderabad, saying that the additional AWS datacenter cluster will allow the firm to offer “greater choice” in the country and support over 48,000 full-time jobs annually.
“As a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s $1 Trillion Digital Economy vision, the ‘India cloud’ is set for big expansion and innovation. Data centres are an important element of the digital ecosystem. The investments by AWS in expanding their data centres in India is a welcome development and would certainly help catalyze India’s digital economy,” said Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology and for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, in a statement.