Amazon Web Services will put $12.7 billion on Indian cloud infrastructure

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced plans to invest $12.7 billion in cloud infrastructure in India over the next five years. The investment will focus on developing the cloud infrastructure, data centers and other related services. The investment will be used to create new cloud regions, hire additional personnel, build new office space, and expand AWS’s partner and customer network. AWS also plans to open its first data center in India in 2020.

The investment is part of AWS’s commitment to furthering its presence in India, and is part of the organization’s global strategy to expand its cloud infrastructure and services to meet the growing demand for cloud computing in the country. AWS currently supports over 20,000 active customers in India, and this investment will enable them to take advantage of the latest cloud technologies and services.

The investment is expected to contribute to the growth of the Indian IT industry, create jobs, and drive innovation. It is also expected to help India become a global leader in cloud computing and digital transformation.