AWS Launches Infrastructure Region, Invests RM25.5 Billion in Malaysia

AWS Launches Infrastructure Region, Invests RM25.5 Billion in Malaysia


Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to launch an AWS infrastructure Region in Malaysia and invest US$6 billion (approximately RM 25.5 billion) by 2037 as part of its commitment to the region.

The new AWS Region will give developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organisations, greater choice for running their applications and serving end users from data centers located in Malaysia.

AWS offers a broad range of services including analytics, compute, database, Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, mobile services, storage, and other cloud technologies

The new AWS Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch, adding to the existing 99 Availability Zones across 31 geographic regions globally.

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

“AWS has committed to the largest international technology investment to date in Malaysia, which will advance our Malaysia Madani vision of a highly skilled, innovative, prosperous, and sustainable economy.


Today’s announcement is a vote of support for Malaysia’s leadership in the global digital economy, and we look forward to deepening our collaboration with AWS to advance our nation’s cloud-first ambitions.”

said Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Prasad Kalyanaraman

Prasad Kalyanaraman

“The new AWS Region reflects our deep and long-term commitment to customers and organisations in Malaysia, as well as our commitment to serving sizeable and fast-growing demand for cloud services across Southeast Asia.


We look forward to helping Malaysian institutions, startups, and companies deliver cloud-powered applications to fuel economic development across the country and to spur job creation, skills training, and educational opportunities in the communities surrounding our data centers.”

said Prasad Kalyanaraman, Vice President of Infrastructure Services at AWS.




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