July 18, 2024
Within the Works – AWS Area in Taiwan
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At the moment, we’re saying {that a} new AWS Area can be coming to Taiwan by early 2025. The brand new AWS Asia Pacific (Taipei) Area will encompass three Availability Zones at launch, and can give AWS prospects in Taiwan the flexibility to run workloads and retailer information that should stay in Taiwan.

Every of the Availability Zones can be bodily unbiased of the others within the Area – shut sufficient to assist functions that want low latency, but sufficiently distant to considerably scale back the chance that an occasion at an Availability Zone stage would possibly impression enterprise continuity.

The Availability Zones on this Area can be linked collectively via high-bandwidth, low-latency community connections over devoted, totally redundant fiber. This connectivity helps functions that want synchronous replication between Availability Zones for availability or redundancy. You’ll be able to take a peek on the AWS International Infrastructure web page to be taught extra about how we design and construct Areas and Availability Zones.

We’re presently engaged on Areas in Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and the AWS European Sovereign Cloud. The AWS Cloud operates 105 Availability Zones inside 33 AWS Areas all over the world, with introduced plans for 21 extra Availability Zones and 7 extra Areas, together with Taiwan.

AWS in Taiwan
AWS has been investing and supporting prospects and companions in Taiwan for greater than 10 years. To assist our prospects in Taiwan, we’ve got enterprise improvement groups, options architects, companion managers, skilled providers consultants, assist workers, and numerous different roles working in our Taipei office.

Different AWS infrastructure consists of two Amazon CloudFront edge places together with entry to the AWS international spine via a number of redundant submarine cables. You’ll be able to entry some other AWS Area (besides Beijing and Ningxia) from AWS Direct Join places in Taipei, operated by Chief Telecom and Chunghwa Telecom. With AWS Direct Join, your information that might have beforehand been transported over the web is delivered via a personal community connection between your services and AWS.

You may also use AWS Outposts in Taiwan, a household of totally managed options delivering AWS infrastructure and providers to nearly any on-premises or edge location for a really constant hybrid expertise. With AWS Native Zones in Taipei, you possibly can ship functions that require single-digit millisecond latency to finish customers.

AWS continues to put money into upskilling college students, native builders and technical professionals, nontechnical professionals, and the subsequent era of IT leaders in Taiwan via choices like AWS Academy, AWS Educate, and AWS Skill Builder. Since 2017, AWS has educated greater than eight million folks throughout the Asia Pacific-Japan area on cloud abilities, together with greater than 100,000 folks in Taiwan.

To be taught extra, be a part of AWS Summit 2024 Taiwan in July; in-person occasions that deliver the cloud computing group collectively to attach, collaborate, and find out about AWS.

AWS prospects in Taiwan
AWS prospects in Taiwan have been more and more shifting their functions to AWS and operating their expertise infrastructure in different AWS Areas all over the world. With the addition of this new AWS Area, prospects will be capable to present even decrease latency to finish customers and use superior applied sciences corresponding to generative synthetic intelligence (generative AI), Web of Issues (IoT), cell providers, and extra, to drive innovation. This Area will give AWS prospects the flexibility to run their workloads and retailer their content material in Taiwan.

Listed below are some examples of shoppers utilizing AWS to drive innovation:

Chunghwa Telecom is the biggest built-in telecom supplier in Taiwan. To enhance AI information safety and governance, they use Amazon Bedrock for a wide range of generative AI functions, together with robotically producing specs paperwork for the software program improvement lifecycle and crafting customized advertising and marketing campaigns. With Amazon Bedrock, Chunghwa Telecom is saving developer hours and has additionally developed an immersive, interactive digital English trainer for the primary time.

Gamania Group is a pacesetter within the improvement and publication of on-line video games in Taiwan. To maximise the worth of operating on AWS, they labored with AWS Coaching and Certification to reinforce AWS abilities throughout all of its departments, corresponding to AWS Classroom coaching, AWS Nicely-Architected Framework, and AWS GameDay occasions. Consequently, they diminished the time wanted to make vital operational choices by 50 %, lowered its time-to-market by as much as 70 %, and accelerated the launch of latest video games.

KKCompany Applied sciences is a multimedia expertise group constructing a music streaming platform, AI-powered streaming resolution, and cloud intelligence service in Taiwan. The corporate focuses on generative AI, multimedia expertise, and digital transformation consulting providers for enterprises in Taiwan and Japan. You will discover BlendVision, a cloud-based streaming resolution in AWS Market.

To be taught extra about Taiwan buyer instances, go to AWS Buyer Success Tales in English or our Conventional Chinese language web page.

Keep Tuned
We’ll announce the opening of this and the opposite Areas in future weblog posts, so you should definitely keep tuned! To be taught extra, go to the AWS Area in Taiwan web page in Conventional Chinese language.