AWS announced today in LA a new local zone to provide customers in Southern California with a range of higher-bandwidth, lower-latency computing resources. It is no coincidence that this area is the epicenter of the entertainment industry.
A local zone provides Greater Los Angeles Greater Los Angeles access to a much more localized set of Jeff Barr AWS in a blog post, whether dealing with video processing, games, ad-tech, or machine learning Announcing the New Zone:
"Today, we are opening a local zone in Los Angeles, California. The Local Zone is a new type of AWS infrastructure deployment that brings selected AWS services very close to a specific geographic area. This local area is said to provide very low latency (single digit milliseconds) for applications accessed from Los Angeles and other locations in Southern California, "Barr wrote.
As he pointed out, many companies are based in LA For games, 3D modeling and rendering, video processing (including real-time color correction), video streaming and media production pipelines, this kind of local computing is required.
The LA Zone is actually part of a wider US West (Oregon). Region. Customers wishing to use the new zone must sign in by selecting them in the local zone console. It is billed separately, but also includes access to savings plans.