Amazon Web Services datacentre goes live in Sydney

The datacentre will provide services including EC2 and S3.

Cloud giant, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has gone live with its first Australian datacentre, based in Sydney.

Amazon Web Services senior vice president, Andy Jassy, said it can achieve single-digit millisecond latency to users in Sydney and provide the ability to store data locally.

“We expect the launch of AWS’s Sydney region to increase the amount of Australian and New Zealand customers,” Jassy said in a statement.

AWS revealed it had more than 10,000 customers across Australia and New Zealand including Commonwealth Bank, City of Melbourne, Hooroo, RedBalloon, Brandscreen, Viocorp, Domayne, Cotton On, Snapper, PredictWind, Harvey Norman.and MYOB. The datacentre will provide customers with access to services including EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon CloudFront and S3.

Some of its partners include ASG, Bulletproof Networks, Fronde, Industrie IT, The Frame Group, Melbourne IT, SMS IT and Sourced Group.

AWS has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, and will be adding a technical support leg next year.

AWS is the Coud computing arm of Amazon.com.

Tags Amazon Web ServicesMYOBcloud providersMelbourne IT GroupCloudframe groupASG GroupCommonwealth Bank of Australia

1 Comment

Rakefet Shohat

1

Attunity CloudBeam enables huge uploads to S3, on-premise to S3 synchronization and replication between S3 regions. Now you can easily transfer your S3 files to the region closest to you…

Visit us at: http://www.attunitycloudbeam.com

Comments are now closed

 
Computerworld
CIO
Techworld
CMO

Latest News

04:00PM
Over a quarter of Australians won’t bank on their mobile: Kaspersky
12:30PM
HDS A/NZ Partner Summit 2014 in Noosa (+15 photos)
12:28PM
The Google shakeup continues: Andy Rubin is out
12:09PM
Impact Systems boss wants to buy 10 resellers
More News
05 Nov
LIVE Webcast: Lessons Learned from the Biggest Security Breaches
05 Nov
vForum 2014
10 Nov
Ascom Myco Launch Event
11 Nov
DCIM Certified Solutions Professional
View all events