In a significant move to bolster its presence in Europe, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a substantial investment of €7.8 billion into the AWS European Sovereign Cloud project, extending through 2040. This initiative, unveiled last October, aims to establish an autonomous cloud infrastructure within the European Union (EU), operated independently to ensure data sovereignty for European customers.

Mavenir, a leading cloud-native network infrastructure provider, has announced a landmark five-year Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) aimed at transforming the deployment of telecom workloads on the AWS platform. This strategic collaboration will involve joint efforts to optimize Mavenir’s technology for seamless development, testing, integration, and application of cloud-native solutions, leveraging AWS’s high availability, scalability, and security capabilities.

Amid the AI giants like Google and Microsoft, stands Amazon with its prolific investment of $2.75 billion in San Francisco’s AI startup, Anthropic. This strategic venture is Amazon’s biggest external contribution since its establishment. In return, Anthropic pledges to use Amazon Web Services as its chief cloud solution, employing AWS’s state-of-art infrastructure for their AI models. With $7.3 billion funding recently, Anthropic is galvanizing investors globally.

Pioneering a new age in software engineering, BT’s Digital Unit collaborates with Amazon Web Services, integrating the GenAI tool, Amazon CodeWhisperer—an AI equivalent to autocorrect for coding, proficient in 15 unique languages. Beyond code suggestion, CodeWhisperer ensures code safety and reliability, filtering out potential vulnerabilities, leading to a 12% automation of routine coding tasks.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is set to play a pivotal role in Japan’s artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud strategy, unveiling plans to invest a staggering 2.26 trillion yen ($15.3 billion) by 2027. The focus of this significant investment is the expansion of AWS’s cloud infrastructure in Osaka, aimed at accelerating the development and widespread adoption of AI and machine learning. Additionally, this move aligns with supporting enterprises in their digital transformation (DX) endeavors.