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Amazon Web Services to Spend $2.8B on Data Centers in India

The Amazon data center cluster will open by mid-2022. The Amazon data center cluster will open by mid-2022.
The Amazon data center cluster will open by mid-2022. (REUTERS)

Amazon operates AWS Mumbai Region in India already and recently announced the launch of the Hyderabad Region in India.

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the top seller of cloud-computing services, is investing 207.6 billion rupees ($2.8 billion) to set up multiple data centers in the southern Indian state of Telangana, K.T. Rama Rao, state’s minister for information technology said in a tweet.

The data center cluster will open by mid-2022, he said on Twitter. Amazon opened its first data hub in Mumbai, India’s financial capital, in 2016. Data parks and storage services are becoming a lucrative bet in India and have lured global players as well as the local billionaire, Gautam Adani.

Also Read: AWS announces second AWS region in Hyderabad

AWS recently announced the launch of its second AWS region in India. Amazon operates AWS Mumbai Region in India and the company has announced the launch of the second Hyderabad Region in India.

The new AWS Asia Pacific region in Hyderabad will comprise of three availability zones (AZ) in India. This is in addition to existing three availability zones that are a part of the Mumbai Region. The newly launched Hyderabad Region will join the existing nine AWS Regions and 26 Availability Zones across Asia in India, Australia, Greater China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore.

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