Amazon Web Service (AWS) announced the expansion of its presence in Mexico, with the opening of new offices in the cities of Guadalajara Y New Lion during the first quarter of 2023.
The offices will be added to those that the company has in the country’s capital and are part of AWS’s commitment to continue investing in Mexico to accelerate the adoption of technologies that help companies in their digital transformation and become more competitive.
During the AWS Summit in Mexico Citythe company also revealed that the AWS Local Zone it is developing in Queretaro will also be operational first quarter of 2023.
This type of technology infrastructure helps customers meet data localization requirements in regulated industries and provides services such as compute, storage, and databases to organizations that need to run applications with extremely low latencies, which will benefit industries such as entertainment, gaming, health or financial services.
Companies seek to adopt technologies to reduce costs and improve their efficiency and productivity, which is why 80% of organizations in Latin America are expanding their budgets for new technologies by 2022, according to the analyst firm Global Datawhich during the event revealed that the cloud computing market could reach 11,000 million dollars by 2025, which represents a compound annual growth of 16.6 percent.
AWS also announced the availability in Mexico of a new digital learning offer called Skill Builder, through which people interested in training in cloud skills can access more than 500 free resources in 15 languages, including Spanish. Louis Velascoregional director of AWS in Mexicorevealed the company has trained more than 100,000 people in cloud skills in the country since 2017.
The goal is to help reduce the digital talent gap in the region, which is why the company has set a goal of training 29 million people in technology skills worldwide by 2025.