Amazon Web Services will expand its operations to more than 30 major cities around the world and announces that among the countries, in which it will inaugurate “the 30 new Local Zones“, is Greece, according to a post by the company on Twitter.
The post also highlights that “Local Zones strategically located in large metropolitan areas, allow end-users to run high-demand programs without delay.”
“We will be launching more than 30 new Local AWS Zones in major cities around the world. These new Local AWS zones will be available from 2022 in more than 21 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal and South Africa, and will be connected to 16 Local Zones throughout the US, helping you serve end users around the world with an even shorter time lag.”
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most comprehensive and widespread cloud platform in the world, offering more than 200 complete services from data centers worldwide. Millions of customers – including faster-growing startups, larger businesses and leading government units – are using AWS to reduce costs, become more flexible and innovate more quickly.
Mitsotakis met with Amazon Web Services executives
The Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, had a meeting with Amazon Web Services executives, on the subject of the company’s large investment in Greece, after the announcements made by Amazon Web Services in the USA. The meeting was attended by the Minister of Development and Investments Adonis Georgiadis, the Minister of State and Digital Governance Kyriakos Pierrakakis and the Ministers of State, Giorgos Gerapetritis and Akis Skertsos.