Amazon Web Services (AWS) will invest $2.77 billion to set up a cloud infrastructure region in India by mid-2022.

With this, AWS’s second cloud infrastructure will come up in Hyderabad, India. The first one was set up in Mumbai in June 2016. To this end, AWS has finalised investments worth Rs 207.61 billion to set up multiple data centres in Telangana.

The AWS region in Hyderabad will consist of three availability zones and will join the existing nine AWS regions and 26 availability zones across Asia in India, Australia, Greater China, Japan, South Korea and Singapore.  AWS has 77 availability zones across 24 infrastructure regions worldwide, and has announced plans to launch an additional 15 availability zones and five more AWS regions in India, Indonesia, Japan, Spain and Switzerland.