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WikiLeaks Publishes the Location of Amazon’s Data Centers

October 12, 2018 / Linda Hardesty

The controversial publisher WikiLeaks has released what it calls a “highly confidential internal document” from the cloud computing provider Amazon Web Services (AWS). The document is from late 2015, and lists the addresses and some operational details of more than 100 AWS data centers spread across 15 cities in nine countries. According to the “Amazon Atlas” document, Amazon operates in 38 facilities in Northern Virginia, eight in San Francisco, eight in Seattle, and seven in Oregon. In Europe it has seven data centers in Dublin, Ireland, four in Germany, and three in Luxembourg. In the Asia-Pacific region it has 12 data centers in Japan, nine in China, six in Singapore, and eight in Australia. It also has six sites in Brazil. Amazon, which is the largest cloud provider, is notoriously secretive about the precise locations of its data centers,” according to WikiLeaks. “While a few are publicly tied to Amazon, this is the exception rather than the no...