AWS Datacenter

Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to invest a staggering $7.8 billion in expanding its data center footprint in central Ohio by 2030. The project, which represents one of the most substantial private-sector investments in the state, is part of Amazon's strategy to capitalize on the growing demand for cloud computing services.

Project overview

Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to invest a staggering $7.8 billion in expanding its data center footprint in central Ohio by 2030. The project, which represents one of the most substantial private-sector investments in the state, is part of Amazon's strategy to capitalize on the growing demand for cloud computing services. With the world increasingly relying on cloud-based technologies, this expansion will allow Amazon to better serve both new and existing businesses in the region.

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“Today, we are proud to reinforce our long-term commitment to the State of Ohio with plans to expand and invest an estimated $7.8 billion by 2030,” said Roger Wehner, director of economic development, AWS.

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The initiative aligns with the state's vision for technological progress and the advancement of its citizens through enhanced digital infrastructure. The specific locations for the new data centers have not been disclosed yet.

Project approach

The project's focus extends beyond purely economic interests. It aims to empower local communities by providing secure digital connections to families and friends and enhancing access to online educational resources and entertainment. The initiative aligns with the state's vision for technological progress and the advancement of its citizens through enhanced digital infrastructure. The specific locations for the new data centers have not been disclosed yet. However, it has been reported that Amazon owns land in New Albany and Franklin County, and numerous localities in Central Ohio are under consideration. The state of Ohio has been a strategic partner for Amazon, and the project promises to deliver workforce development and educational programs that nurture the next generation of talent.
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