We launched three AWS Areas (Italy, South Africa, and Japan) within the final 12 months, and are engaged on areas in Australia, Indonesia, Spain, India, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates.
Tel Aviv, Israel within the Works
Right this moment I’m pleased to announce that the AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Area is within the works and can open within the first half of 2023. This area can have three Availability Zones and can give AWS clients in Israel the power to run workloads and retailer knowledge that should stay in-country.
There are 81 Availability Zones inside 25 AWS Areas in operation in the present day, with 21 extra Availability Zones and 7 introduced areas (together with this one) underway.
As is all the time the case with an AWS Area, every of the Availability Zones will probably be a totally remoted a part of the AWS infrastructure. The AZs on this area will probably be related collectively by way of high-bandwidth, low-latency community connections over devoted, absolutely redundant metro fiber. This connectivity helps functions that want synchronous replication between AZs for availability or redundancy. You may take a peek on the AWS International Infrastructure web page to study extra about how we design and construct areas and AZs.
AWS in Israel
I first visited Israel in 2013 and have been again a number of (however undoubtedly not sufficient) instances since then. I’ve spoken at a number of AWS Summits and visited a lot of early clients within the space. Right this moment, AWS has the next assets on the bottom in Israel:
Israel can also be residence to Annapurna Labs, an Amazon.com subsidiary that’s accountable for creating a lot of the modern that powers AWS.
As well as, the federal government of Israel introduced that it has chosen AWS as the first cloud supplier for the Nimbus Challenge. As a part of this venture, authorities ministries and subsidiaries in Israel will use cloud computing to energy a digital transformation and to supply new digital companies for the residents of Israel.
We’ll announce the opening of the AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Area in a forthcoming weblog publish, so make sure you keep tuned!