Amazon AWS: Amazon Web Services Opens New Cloud Region in Hyderabad, India

Nov 23, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

AWS has announced the launch of a new cloud region in Hyderabad, India. The company’s statement reads: “Today we are announcing the general availability of the 30th AWS Region, Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) Region, with three Availability Zones and the ap-south-2 API name. The new Hyderabad Region gives customers an additional option for running their applications and serving end users from data centers located in India. Customers with data-residency requirements arising from statutes, regulations, and corporate policy can run workloads and securely store data in India while serving end users with even lower latency.”

 Amazon first revealed its plans for the new cloud region in 2020 after launching its Mumbai data center in 2016. The Hyderabad cloud region has three availability zones. AWS plans Local Zones in Bangaluru, Kolkata, and Chennai. It already launched a local Zone in Delhi in October.