Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Invest $10 bn in Mississippi for New Data Centers

AWS, Amazon.com’s cloud computing arm, has unveiled plans to invest $10 billion in constructing two data center complexes in Mississippi.
AWS event for CIOsThis expansion announcement follows AWS’ declaration of $15 billion investment in Japan, aligning with the broader trend of global tech giants bolstering their infrastructure to accommodate the burgeoning demand for cloud-based services.

Similarly, Google Cloud recently disclosed its intention to establish a $1 billion data center just outside London.

The majority of the mounting demand in the realm of artificial intelligence development is anticipated to be channeled through the cloud infrastructure provided by top players, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft’s Azure.

In collaboration with the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA), AWS is set to establish multiple state-of-the-art data center units in two Madison County industrial parks. Amazon’s ambitious project is anticipated to generate a substantial economic impact, creating at least 1,000 new jobs in the state.

This move is part of AWS’ strategy to fortify its presence in key regions and reinforce its technological infrastructure. Amazon highlighted its commitment to the state of Mississippi, citing a cumulative investment of $2.3 billion since 2010. This investment has been directed towards building a robust infrastructure, encompassing five fulfillment and sortation centers, solidifying Amazon’s footprint in the state.

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