Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

AWS News

Amazon’s AWS to invest $236 million in Brazil to strengthen cloud infrastructure

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The cloud computing unit of U.S. Amazon.com Inc will invest 1 billion reais ($236.18 million) in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo over the next two years, the state government said on Wednesday, to strengthen its infrastructure in South America.

“With this major investment by AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing business, we will create more jobs, technology and also opportunities for startups,” governor João Doria said in the statement.

The move comes as the company also strives to expand its in online retailing in the increasingly competitive Brazilian market, where well-established local players pose a challenge to international rivals.

In December, almost a year after launching its first in-house fulfillment and delivery network in Brazil, Amazon.com announced plans to open a new distribution center in the northeastern state of Pernambuco.

Reporting by Gabriela Mello, editing by Louise Heavens

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Business

Along with increase demand for e-commerce came not only a need for more resilient cloud services, but marketing techniques also.

Law

Did you lose a loved one to a wrongful death? This article will help victims make sense of everything when they are seeking compensation...

Entertainment

Some of the main ways people use online sports sites.

AWS Tips

The modernisation of commerce and the introduction of ecommerce empires like Amazon is one example of how innovation is being given more attention to...