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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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AWS joins Microsoft in the Middle East Bahrain

AWS OPENS FIRST M.E. REGION IN BAHRAIN The cloud giant AWS (Amazon Web Services) has just opened its first Middle Eastern region in Bahrain, following rival Microsoft. About a month ago, Microsoft outran AWS and Google Cloud to open its…

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AWS Launches Its First Satellites Ground Stations

AWS New Ground Stations Amazon Web Services (AWS) has just launched its first two Ground Stations in Ohio and Oregon, providing Satellite connectivity as a service. AWS Ground Station is a fully managed service that lets users control satellite communications,…

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Microsoft and Amazon now left in the JEDI Contract Tussle

Microsoft Or Amazon For JEDI Contract Microsoft Corp. and Amazon are now the only standing competitors for the Pentagon JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) $10 billion contract, after the elimination of other giants which includes IBM and Oracle. It was…

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