One day after IT giant Microsoft announced the establishment of three more data centers in Telangana, in addition to the three data centers it has proposed over the next decade, the total investment is worth Rs 31,000 crore, and e-commerce giant Amazon’s cloud computing services. The sector, Amazon Web Services, on Friday raised an investment of Rs 36,300 crore (from a previously announced Rs 20,096 crore investment for 2020) to build a state-of-the-art data center in Hyderabad.
In conjunction with the AWS Empower India event in Hyderabad, Minister of IT and Industry KT Rama Rao welcomed the new announcement of increased investment in Amazon Web Services in the AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) Region, which will be the largest foreign direct investment in the coming years. I said it was one of the investments. to the country. “We have also worked with AWS to improve e-governance, healthcare and municipal operations to benefit the citizens of Telangana. We are excited that the new AWS Region in Hyderabad will spur more innovation and growth for India’s many enterprises, startups, and public sector organizations,” he said.
“Through the increased investment in the project, Amazon Web Services will invest a total of 36,300 crores ($4.4 billion) in the state by 2030, compared to Rs 20,096 crores ($2.7 billion in 2020) initially committed,” he said. said. Added.
An official statement said it would be a phased investment in three data center campuses AWS has set up in Hyderabad: Chandanvelly, FAB City and Pharma City. “The three data centers form a key part of AWS’s goal to strengthen its cloud infrastructure to serve customers in India and around the world, while giving customers more cloud regions to choose from. The first phase of all three data centers has been completed and cloud services are available to users,” the statement said.