logo
  

Amazon: AWS Launches Region In Indonesia - Quick Facts

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced Tuesday that Amazon Web Services, Inc. or AWS launched the AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region.

Starting today, developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations can run their applications and serve end users from data centers located in Indonesia.

AWS said it is planning to invest an estimated $5 billion in Indonesia over the next 15 years through the new AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region.

This includes capital expenditures on the construction of data centers, operational expenses related to ongoing utilities and facility costs, and purchases of goods and services from regional businesses.

The investment is also estimated to sustain an average of 24,700 direct and indirect jobs annually during this time. These jobs will be part of the AWS supply chain in Indonesia, including construction, facility maintenance, engineering, telecommunications, and jobs within the broader Indonesian economy.

The construction and operation of AWS infrastructure in Indonesia is also estimated to add over $10 billion to Indonesia's GDP over the next 15 years.

Perry Warjiyo, Governor of Bank Indonesia, the nation's central bank, said, "We expect that AWS's cloud technology will help us achieve our vision and goals outlined in the Indonesia Payment Systems 2045 blueprint, fully digitalizing the nation's payment systems and integrating a multitude of stakeholders and economic activities under the guiding principles of security and data protection."

With the launch of the AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region, AWS has 84 Availability Zones across 26 geographic regions globally. The company has announced plans to launch 24 more Availability Zones and eight more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, India, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
A multi-state listeria outbreak that has killed one and sickened at least 23 others has been linked to Florida -based Big Olaf Creamery brand ice cream, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC. The outbreak strain has been reported from 10 states, resulting in 22 hospitalizations. One death has been reported from Illinois. Natreve, a premium wellness company, is recalling certain Vegan Protein Powder due to undeclared milk, a known allergen, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The recall involves specific batches of its Vegan Protein Powder French Vanilla Wafer Sundae flavor. The impacted products are stored in 13 oz (10 servings) and 1.47lb (18 servings) white tubs. The Federal Communications Commission or FCC has granted SpaceX Services, Inc. authorization to use its Starlink satellite internet system on vehicles in motion. SpaceX, owned by Elon Musk, is allowed to operate consumer and enterprise Ku-band Earth Stations in Motion or ESIM using frequencies allocated to the fixed satellite service. The approval would help the company to expand its services to
Follow RTT