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Pentagon Pulls Down $10B JEDI Cloud Contract

DOD TURNS TO A MULTI-VENDOR MODEL The U.S. Defense Department, Pentagon, has just canceled its $10 billion JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) cloud contract which was awarded to Microsoft Corp., having faced lots of contest and criticism from rival cloud…

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AWS Plans to Open Data Centers in Israel

FINALLY SELECTED AS ISRAELI GOVERNMENT CLOUD PROVIDER Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), has today announced that it will open a cloud region in Israel, following its selection as the primary cloud services provider for the government of Israel which forms…

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AWS to Open New Middle East (UAE) Cloud Region

SECOND AWS REGION IN THE MIDDLE EAST Amazon cloud arm, AWS (Amazon Web Services) has just announced that it plans to open a cloud region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), consisting of three separated data centers or Availability Zones.…

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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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