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Jeff Bezos to Step Down As Amazon CEO for AWS’ Andy Jassy

ANDY JASSY IS THE HEAD OF AMAZON’S CLOUD DIVISION Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, has just announced he is handing over his current leadership role as CEO of the company to Andy Jassy, which is to take effect from…

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AWS to Open Data Center Region in Switzerland

IT’S FIRST SWISS CLOUD REGION Amazon Web Services (AWS) has today announced it plans to open a data center region in Switzerland which is scheduled to be ready in the second half of 2022. As usual, the new AWS Zurich…

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AWS Plans 1.75 million SF Data Center in Loudoun

FOLLOWING FAST PLAN TO BUILD 3 NEW LOUNDON FACILITIES Amazon Web Services (AWS) is planning to build a 1.75 million square foot data center facility in Loudoun County, Virginia. According to Loudoun County records, Blue Ridge Group LLC, which is…

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AWS Opens its New Cloud Region in South Africa

ITS 23RD DATA CENTER REGION Amazon Web Services (AWS) has just opened it new cloud region in Cape Town, South Africa which is the company’s 23rd region across the globe. As usual, the new cloud region comprises of three geographically…

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AWS to Quickly Build 3 Data Centers in Loudoun

MEETING THE SURGE IN DEMANDS Amazon Web Services (AWS) has submitted an application to build three new data centers in Loudoun County, Northern Virginia, and looks forward to fast-track the approval. Totaling about 300,000 square feet, the three data centers…

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Amazon gets Approval for New Data Center in Ireland

A 28,573 SQUARE METER FACILITY Amazon has secured a planning permission for its new data center facility at the IDA Business and Technology Park, Donore Road, Drogheda, Ireland. Application for the approval was submitted by U.S. firm, CAP Developments LLC…

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Amazon Acquires New Virginia Site for $73M

ORIGINALLY VALUED AT $3.4 MILLION The cloud giant Amazon, has just acquired an empty site in Loudoun County, Virginia, for the development of a new data center. Although a portion was used as a vegetative waste facility for mulch, the…

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Microsoft beats Amazon to Win DoD’s $10B Contract

AZURE MAKES IT TO THE MILITARY ZONE At long last, DoD’s (US Department of Defense) controversial $10 billion JEDI cloud contract has just been awarded to Microsoft over Amazon. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud deal is expected to…

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Amazon to Build $800M Data Center in Argentina

ARGENTINA WINS CHILE WITH TAX INCENTIVES AWS, the cloud services arm of Amazon is planning to invest $800 million in Argentina for the construction of a regional data center. The new 10-year project has been an investment proposal for South…

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Israel Prepares Tender for Massive Cloud Data Center

AMAZON SEEM TO BE INTERESTED The government of Israel has taken a further step in its plans to develop a major regional cloud facility and this project is already attracting the world’s cloud giants. Under Israel’s Finance ministry, the Government…

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