April 16, 2024
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We launched an AWS Area in Australia earlier this yr, 4 extra (Switzerland, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, and India) in 2022, and are engaged on areas in Canada, Israel, New Zealand, and Thailand. All informed, we now have 99 Availability Zones unfold throughout 31 geographic areas.

Malaysia within the Works
In the present day I’m joyful to announce that we’re engaged on an AWS area in Malaysia. This area will give AWS clients the flexibility to run workloads and retailer information that should stay in-country.

The area will embrace three Availability Zones (AZs), every one bodily impartial of the others within the area but far sufficient aside to attenuate the danger that an AZ-level occasion may have on enterprise continuity. The AZs will probably be linked to one another by high-bandwidth, low-latency community connections over devoted, fully-redundant fiber.

AWS in Malaysia
We’re planning to take a position not less than $6 Billion (25.5 billion Malaysian ringgit) in Malaysia by 2037.

Many organizations in Malaysia are already making use of the present AWS Areas. This consists of enterprise and public sector organizations akin to Axiata Group, Baba Products, Bank Islam Malaysia, Celcom Digi, PayNet, PETRONAS, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Cybersecurity Malaysia, Department of Statistics Malaysia, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, and Pos Malaysia, and startups like Baba’s, BeEDucation Adventures, CARSOME, and StoreHub.

Right here’s a small pattern of among the thrilling and progressive work that our clients are doing in Malaysia:

Johor Corporation (JCorp) is the principal improvement establishment that drives the expansion of the state of Johor’s financial system via its operations within the agribusiness, wellness, meals and eating places, and actual property and infrastructure sectors. To energy JCorp’s digital transformation and obtain the JCorp 3.0 reinvention plan targets, the corporate is leveraging the AWS cloud to handle its information and functions, serving as a single supply of fact for its enterprise and operational data, and paving the way in which for the corporate to faucet on synthetic intelligence, machine studying and blockchain applied sciences sooner or later.

Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM), established in 1946, is the nationwide public broadcaster of Malaysia, bringing information, data, and leisure packages via its six free-to-air channels and 34 radio stations to hundreds of thousands of Malaysians each day. Bringing cutting-edge AWS applied sciences nearer to RTM in Malaysia will speed up the time it takes to develop new media companies, whereas delivering a greater viewer expertise with decrease latency.

Bank Islam, Malaysia’s first listed Islamic banking establishment, offers end-to-end monetary options that meet the various wants of their clients. The financial institution faucets AWS’ experience to energy its digital transformation and the event of Be U digital financial institution via its Centre of Digital Expertise, a stand-alone division that creates cutting-edge monetary companies on AWS to reinforce buyer experiences.

Malaysian Administrative Modernization Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) encourages public sector businesses to undertake cloud in all ICT tasks with the intention to speed up rising applied sciences utility and improve the effectivity of public service. MAMPU believes the institution of the AWS Area in Malaysia will additional speed up digitalization of the general public sector, and bolster efforts for public sector businesses to ship superior citizen companies seamlessly.

Malaysia can also be house to each Impartial Software program Distributors (ISVs) and Programs Integrators which might be members of the AWS Companion Community (APN). The ISV companions construct progressive options on AWS and the SIs present enterprise, technical, advertising and marketing, and go-to-market help to clients. AWS Companions primarily based in Malaysia embrace Axrail, eCloudvalley, Exabytes, G-AsiaPacific, GHL, Maxis, Radmik Solutions Sdn Bhd, Silverlake, Tapway, Fourtitude, and Wavelet.

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