AWS Opens Local Zones in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Seattle

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Lately, AWS announced the general availability of Local Zones in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Seattle.

On Thursday, the company published an announcement post where it said that they are opening AWS Local Zones in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Seattle. The Clients can utilize these new Local Zones to deliver applications that need single-digit millisecond latency to end-users or for on-premises installations in these three metro areas.

Back in 2019, AWS announced the first Local Zone, and currently, the company has 17 Local Zones in 16 metros and launched 15 last year.

Additionally, the company has its Local Zones in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, New York City, Portland, and Philadelphia.

In December 2021, AWS announced its plans to open Local Zones all over the globe while opening 30 Edge locations in over 20+ countries in the year 2022.

AWS hasn’t provided any details about the cities that will be served but it promised to launch zones in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, Philipines, Poland, Portugal, and South Africa.

Furthermore, AWS operates Wavelength Zones, a service that offers compute and storage sitting within telecom providers 5G networks and likewise offers access to cloud services running in a nearby AWS Region.

AWS has chosen Verizon as a Wavelength partner in the US, offering Zone within 13 cities in the U.S: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, New York City Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC.

Vodafone is AWS’s Wavelength partner in the UK, London followed by German cities of Berlin, Munich, and Dortmund.

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