On the same day, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform have announced plans to increase their cloud computing capacity by adding new zones. AWS announced that it had added another availability zone to its EU (London) region. That gives the cloud giant 50 zones in 18 different regions, currently. It has also announced plans to add four more regions with 12 more availability zones.
Google plans to add five new cloud computing regions and build three new undersea cables connecting Chile to the US, the US to Denmark, and Hong Kong to Guam. The company will open new regions in Netherlands and Montreal in the first quarter of this year, with regions in Los Angeles, Finland and Hong Kong to follow.