Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) company, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) release of its second Region in the Middle East, the AWS Middle East (UAE) Region. Shares of E-commerce giant rose over 1.2% in pre trading session on Tuesday.
Starting today, developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations will have even greater choice for running their applications and serving end users from data centers located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), using advanced AWS technologies to drive innovation.
Beginning today, businesses, startups, developers, and organizations in the public and private, and nonprofit sectors will have more options for hosting their applications in UAE (United Arab Emirates) data centers and providing end users with services though utilizing cutting-edge AWS technologies to spur innovation.
With a planned $5 billion (AED 20 billion) investment in the local economy until 2036, AWS estimates that its estimated spending on the development and management of the new Region will sustain an average of roughly 6,000 full-time employments yearly at external vendors. Additionally, the UAE’s gross domestic product will increase by an estimated $11 billion (AED 41 billion) over the next 15 years thanks to the AWS Middle East (UAE) Region (GDP).
The VP of Infrastructure Services at AWS, Prasad Kalyanaraman stated that AWS is committed to assistance customers in the UAE deploy the most advanced cloud technologies and achieve the highest levels of security, availability, and resiliency. He added, “With the launch of the AWS Middle East (UAE) Region, we are making it possible for even more customers to harness the power of the cloud to drive innovation across the UAE, while also investing in the local economy through job creation, training for highly sought-after technology skills, and education resources to further advance the UAE’s strategic priorities.”
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