Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 65 | Page 64

AWS Local Zones are a type of AWS infrastructure deployment that place compute , storage , database , and other select services closer to large population , industry , and IT centres , enabling organisation to deliver applications that require single-digit millisecond latency to end-users . Recently , AWS unveiled a new AWS Local Zone in Nairobi to join 16 existing AWS Local Zones across the United States and an additional 32 AWS Local Zones planned to launch in 26 countries around the world – reaching hundreds of millions of end users .

AWS announces new AWS Local Zone cloud infrastructure in Kenya

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