Amazon Web Services invests in Lisbon
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched its first physical infrastructure from its service Amazon CloudFront in Portugal.
The US cloud computing services company belonging to amazon.com invested in a new Point-of-Presence in Europe and after being well received by Portuguese companies decided to open a presence in Lisbon, the first step of which was to open an office in September 2018.
The new PoP (Edge) from Amazon CloudFront in Portugal, including its global cloud structure (Storage and management of remote data) will enable Amazon to offer content such as applications, data and video to end clients at greater speed and with greater security.
The investment by Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Lisbon should be up and running in 2019 according to a communique from the company, joining Lisbon to the 176 other locations worldwide with similar cloud infrastructures covering 69 cities in 30 countries.