Amazon Web Services opens Istanbul office
ISTANBULAmazon Web Services Turkey has announced that it has opened an office to support the rapid adoption of cloud computing in the country.
“The office is now open and operational in Istanbul and is supporting businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to some of the country’s oldest and most established enterprises, as Turkish organizations make the transition to the AWS cloud,” said a press release issued on Dec. 3.
The AWS, owned by web giant Amazon.com, offers a fully featured technology infrastructure platform in the cloud comprised of a broad set of compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services from data center locations, according to the press release.
“Turkish organizations were amongst the earliest adopters of cloud services when AWS launched in 2006.
Customers based in Turkey are now using AWS to run everything from development and test environments to Big Data analytics, from mobile, web and social applications to enterprise business applications and mission critical workloads. AWS now counts some of Turkey’s most well-known and fastest growing businesses as customers including, Peak Games, Yemeksepeti and Siberalem.com as well as some of the largest companies in the world, such as Digitürk, Arçelik, Vestel Elektronik, Pegasus Airlines, MetGlobal and Türk Telekom,” the press release stated.
“Turkish companies have been innovating on AWS for nearly a decade and are using the cloud to accelerate time to market and expand their businesses to reach customers around the world,” said Murat Yanar, AWS Turkey Country Manager of Amazon Web Services.
“The decision to open an AWS office in Turkey speaks to the rapidly growing customer base, the broad set of talent here and the investment we are making to support cloud adoption in the country. We are excited to work with even more Turkish companies to help them drive innovation within their organizations while maintaining industry-leading levels of reliability, privacy, and security,” Yanar added.