Amazon announces its new AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region

Today, November 12, Amazon has announced its new Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region.

The new Australian region is joining Singapore and Tokyo and would be available for multiple services including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). End-users based in Australia and New Zealand would be able to run their applications without the trouble of latency and bypassing up-front expenses, long-term commitments, and scaling challenges associated with maintaing and operating infrastructures.