Amazon Web Services to invest $7.8 bn in Ohio

Amazon Web Services (AWS),’s cloud computing division, would invest $7.8 billion through 2030 in Ohio to expand its data center operations.
AWS technology for CIOsThe e-commerce giant, which has invested $6.3 billion in the state since 2015, has been increasing its spending to meet a rise in demand for cloud services from corporate and government bodies.

Amazon said the new investment will create hundreds of jobs and support thousands at local businesses through construction, operations and maintenance on-site at Amazon Web Service facilities.

The company had in January said it plans to invest another $35 billion by 2040 to expand data centers in Virginia, Reuters news report said.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) also aims to invest $13 billion in India by the end of this decade.