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Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

AWS Tips

Ways to secure your data on Amazon Web Services.

Business

Having an app can make businesses more efficient and connect with customers in new ways.

Technology

If you want to make smarter investments, you should consider the return on investment (ROI) brought to you by each new purchase or subscription.

Business

Learn more about data lakes and why they’re essential for your business practice.