Amazon to launch ‘sovereign’ European cloud amid data privacy concerns

October 26, 2023

By Ioanna Lykiardopoulou

Amazon has announced the launch of independent cloud services for Europe, in what seems to be an attempt to allay fears over EU data sovereignty. The tech giant will be rolling out the Amazon Web Services (AWS) European Sovereign Cloud, which is especially designed for public sector customers and private companies operating in highly-regulated industries. Starting with Germany, the cloud will be set up on servers located within Europe, while only EU-resident and bloc-based AWS employees will have control of its operation. The new system will be separate from other existing cloud regions, and customer data “will not be used…

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