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AWS is opening yet another cloud computing region

November 2, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Amazon’s AWS is once more increasing its presence in Europe with a new cloud computing region expected to open in Switzerland in the second half of 2022. The move will further expand the company’s large footprint on the continent, with six AWS regions already active in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and the UK, and another location launching in Spain by 2023.

Similar to other AWS regions, the new Swiss location will consist of several separated availability zones (AZs), which refer to data centers in different physical locations within a single region. The data centers in each AZ have independent power, cooling and physical security, and are connected by a low-latency network.

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