Amazon AWS: Amazon Web Services Launches New Zurich Cloud Region

Nov 18, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the launch of a new cloud region in Zurich, Switzerland. The principal developer advocate for Amazon Web Services, Sebastien Stormacq, said: “I am pleased to announce today the opening of our 28th AWS Region: Europe (Zurich), also known by its API name: EU-Central-2.”

AWS’ new region has been launched with three availability zones in the proximity of Zurich. AWS first announced its plan for a cloud region in the country in 2020. The company also noted that it plans to invest around 5.9 billion Swiss francs (approximately $5.9 billion) in the region from 2022 to 2036.