Data centres: Amazon to invest $3 billion in Spain

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Data centres: Amazon to invest $3 billion in Spain

The investment includes capital expenditure, the construction of the data centres, imports of equipment and operating expenses

In the Spanish northern region of Aragon, Amazon, the US tech giant, plans to invest 2.5 billion euros ($3.04 billion) in new data centres, which will open in mid-2022, the company said on one of its websites.

The amount will be invested over a period of ten years by the cloud computing service unit of Amazon – Amazon Web Services, the company said.

The investment includes capital expenditure, the construction of the data centres, imports of equipment and operating expenses such as the salaries of the 1,300 employees the company will hire there.

Since 2012, Amazon Web Services has had a presence in Spain and is building more infrastructures to be able to host data in Spain for its customers who require it.

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