Amazon opens first African AWS Region in Cape Town, South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs, has announced the launch of its African regional hub in Cape Town, South Africa.   AWS Africa Region will offer low latency digital services and a broad range of technologies to players in various sectors, mainly government organizations.  Peter DeSantis, vice president of AWS global infrastructure, said the company – which has a long history in South Africa and would like to continue supporting the growth of the local technology community…

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