Amazon Web Services team meets Chandrababu

Hyderabad: In a meeting with delegates of Amazon Web Services, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has asked them to make Andhra Pradesh a model State in technology and innovation using Amazon’s cloud technology.
Peter Moore, Managing Director, Amazon Web Services, Roger Somerville, Head of Public Policy, APAC at AWS, Ashish Boob, Regional Manager and IT Advisor to AP Government J. A. Chowdary met the Chief Minister.
Moore explained to the Chief Minister the scope and stretch of Amazon Web Services to provide large computing capacity more quickly and efficiently. He informed the Chief Minister that the company has over one million customers in 190 countries. He said over 1,000 government agencies are currently using Amazon Web Services. Stressing on the growth of start-ups across the world, Moore said most entrepreneurs use AWS as a reliable tool to build start-ups. He extended support and hoped they actively collaborate with the State government to encourage start-ups from Andhra Pradesh. “It is a great opportunity to experiment and contribute to your vision,” Moore added.
The Chief Minister asked the Amazon delegation to create a model with Andhra Pradesh as a model state in innovation and technology that can be replicated to other states in future. “We are looking towards achieving inclusive growth rate and higher happiness index. We are using technology and innovation to achieve double-digit growth,” he added
The Chief Minister explained about the opportunities and advantages of Andhra Pradesh and has asked the delegation to come up with proposals to work upon. Meanwhile, Moore extended an invitation to the Chief Minister to meet their global leadership. (NSS)