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Microsoft and AWS pull €2bn data centre investment from Dublin

In the face of EirGrid’s announcement that energy concerns would limit data centre power connectivity, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services have decided to rethink their European data centre strategies.


AWS announces $12 billion plan for Portland data centres

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced plans to build five data centres in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area, at an expected investment of $12 billion USD. The new facilities are planned for construction in Morrow County, along the Columbia River. Each new facility will cost an estimated $2.37 billion, providing approximately 20,000 square metres of… Read More


AWS suffers three major outages in a single month

On Wednesday, December 22, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a power outage that affected services for enterprise clients such as Slack, Epic Games, and Imgur. Amazon blamed the interruption of service on a power issue in an East Coast data centre, affecting one Availability Zone in the region.


AWS to help improve Meta’s AI services

In a bid to enhance the open-source PyTorch machine learning library, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its strategic cloud partner.


AWS to Open New Zealand Region by 2024

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced plans to open a new availability region in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Known as AWS Asia Pacific (Auckland), this will be the first availability region in New Zealand. The AWS Auckland Region will consist of three Availability Zones (AZs) and will be owned and operated by a local AWS subsidiary… Read More