AWS South Africa – Cape Town (af-south-1) is Live

Stratus Cloud Consulting is excited to announce that the AWS South Africa – Cape Town Region went live on 22 April 2020. The Region is named “Africa (Cape Town)” with the label “af-south-1”.

In light of the current Global Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic, the launch of this region couldn’t have come at a better time for the African Continent. Not only will it aid businesses with enabling their employees to work remotely, but it will also generate lots of employment opportunities in IT sector.

For Businesses and IT Professionals that are interested to learn more on how this new Region performs see below some graphs showing Network Latency from the new South Africa Region to some key Internet Destinations.

Latency from AWS South Africa (Cape Town) to other AWS RegionsLatency from AWS Cape Town to other AWS Regions

Latency from AWS South Africa (Cape Town) to DNS Root Servers
Latency from AWS Cape Town to DNS Root Servers

Latency from AWS Cape Town to Anycast DNS Cache ServersLatency from AWS South Africa (Cape Town) to Anycast DNS Cache Servers

Latency from AWS Cape Town to South Africa DNS Cache Servers
Latency from AWS South Africa (Cape Town) to South Africa DNS Cache Servers

Our team of consultants are available to assist with any deployments or migrations to the new South Africa region.

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