AWS is announcing the availability of the new AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region. The Hong Kong Region joins Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, Beijing, Ningxia, Seoul, and Mumbai as the eighth active AWS Region in Asia Pacific and mainland China, and the 21st AWS Region worldwide.
The AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region consists of three Availability Zones and with this launch, the AWS Global Infrastructure now offers 64 Availability Zones worldwide, serving customers in over 190 countries. The new AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region adds to the existing infrastructure AWS already has in Hong Kong SAR, which includes three Edge Network Locations, for customers looking to securely deliver data, videos, applications, and APIs to customers with low latency, high transfer speeds, all within a developer-friendly environment.
The AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region offers multiple AWS Services including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), among others. For a complete listing of AWS Services available in the Hong Kong Region, please visit the AWS Region Table page. Pricing for the AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region is available on the detail page for each respective AWS service.