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AWS plans $5 billion investment in new Mexico infrastructure region

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced its intention to open an AWS infrastructure region in Mexico by early 2025.

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(AWS) has announced its intention to open an AWS infrastructure region in by early 2025. This new AWS Mexico (Central) Region is set to enhance the technological capabilities available to developers, startups, entrepreneurs, enterprises, and various organisations within the government, education, and nonprofit sectors by providing them with more options to run their applications and store data within Mexico, said a statement.

AWS said that this initiative is part of its broader commitment to Latin America, with the company planning to invest over $5 billion in Mexico over the next 15 years. This expansion is aimed at providing customers with advanced, secure cloud technologies and is the latest step in AWS's ongoing investments in the country.

, Mexican Secretary of Economy, said, “Cloud services are an essential part of everyday life, helping us to digitally and economically transform Mexico. We welcome AWS's investment and expansion in Mexico because it is a sign of trust and demonstrates conditions are right to support the nearshoring trend across many sectors of our economy.”

The upcoming AWS region will include three Availability Zones at launch, contributing to AWS's global network. This expansion is part of AWS's plan to introduce additional Availability Zones and regions in various countries, enhancing its infrastructure to support business continuity and high availability applications.

AWS has also been actively investing in Mexico's technological infrastructure, including the launch of Amazon CloudFront edge locations, AWS Outposts, and AWS Local Zones in Queretaro, which aim to bring AWS services closer to users and provide low-latency connections.

“Our investment in Mexico reflects AWS's long-term commitment to customers so they can take advantage of advanced technologies. We look forward to helping customers in Mexico meet data residency preferences and deliver cloud-based applications with low latency,” said Prasad Kalyanaraman, Vice President of Infrastructure Services at AWS.

To support cloud adoption in Mexico, the company said it is committed to upskilling students and professionals through various educational programs aimed at preparing them for careers in the cloud sector. Since 2017, AWS has trained over two million people in Latin America on cloud skills, including 400,000 in Mexico.

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Shalini Shukla
Shalini Shukla
Shalini Shukla is Correspondent at TechObserver.in. She has keen interest in start-ups, emerging technologies and education sector.
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