back to article AWS is now African AF as it opens Cape Town region in South Africa

AWS has opened its first region in Africa and named it AF-SOUTH-1. The cloud colossus announced its South African efforts in October 2018 when it promised to flick the on switch “in the first half of 2020.” It’s met that promise with 69 days up its sleeve. The new facility offers three Availability Zones, eight EC2 instance …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Cool, cool...

    As long as the submarine cables dont break...that doesn't happen very often does it?


    1. robidy

      Re: Cool, cool...

      Let Amazon's destruction of local companies begin.

  2. Melbourne Gopher

    Home to Cape Town

    So AWS has come full circle given that it was first developed by a team in Cape Town.

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