Amazon Web Services launches new AWS Local Zone in Delhi

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud arm of Amazon, has launched a new AWS Local Zone in Delhi, India. The new zone is the latest addition to the AWS infrastructure in the country, including the AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region, 33 Amazon CloudFront edge locations, 6 AWS Direct Connect locations, and the upcoming AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) Region. .

The new AWS Local Zone in Delhi enables AWS customers to deliver hybrid cloud and distributed edge use cases that require single-digit millisecond latency to end users in the metropolitan city.

Customers can achieve the low latency required for use cases such as online gaming, live streaming, and augmented and virtual reality. AWS Local Zones can also help customers operating in regulated industries such as healthcare, financial services, and public sector who might have preferences or requirements for keeping data within a geographic boundary, the company said in a press release on Thursday.

Additionally, AWS Local Zones can also help organizations migrate additional workloads to the AWS Cloud, supporting a hybrid cloud migration strategy and simplifying IT operations.

AWS now has 19 AWS Local Zones globally, with plans announced to launch 31 additional Local Zones globally over the next two years, including additional AWS Local Zones in India, cities of Chennai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata .

“With today’s launch of a new AWS Local Zone in Delhi, we’re excited to bring the cloud closer to AWS customers, so they can deploy latency-aware workloads that help better serve their end users.” . We have designed AWS Local Zones to support a wide range of use cases – from business applications that need to react quickly to market fluctuations, to live interactive events and gaming experiences,” said Puneet Chandok, President of AWS India and South Asia business activities at Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd.

M2P Fintech, online gaming startup WinZO and media technology company Zenga Media are among the customers hosting the launch of the new AWS Local Zone in Delhu.

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