Amazon Web Service has expanded its cloud computing services, The company announced that it has launched a data center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, its first in South America. Amazon revealed that South American based business can run their applications and workloads in the new Sao Paulo Region. This new Region significantly reduces latency to end-users in South America and allows those needing their data to reside in Brazil to easily do so. Sao Paulo Data Center will support many Amazon Services , including: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Auto Scaling, AWS CloudFormation, and Amazon CloudWatch.
“With the opening of this new Region, AWS customers in South and Central America can now enjoy fast, low-latency access to the suite of AWS infrastructure services,” wrote Amazon Web Services’ Jeff Barr in announcing the new region.