Frankfurt am Main
About Frankfurt am Main
What's good to know
Amazon Web Services
Frankfurt is the location of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) German infrastructure region. Opened in October 2014, the Frankfurt region was the 11th technology infrastructure region in the world for AWS and the second in the European Union after the region in Dublin, Ireland. The region was established as a result of the rapid growth AWS is seeing. AWS has seen tremendous growth in Germany, and across Europe, as business from the world’s hottest, fastest growing start-ups through to the oldest, most established enterprises move to the cloud.
Frankfurt: EU's Largest Financial Centre
Frankfurt is the largest financial center in continental Europe, and is home to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, European Central Bank and Deutsche Bundesbank.
Unlike many in Europe, Frankfurt's skyline is distinctly modern. Despite this, the city still maintains much of its storied architecture. Frankfurt also boasts a rich cultural life, with festivals, museums, and performing arts.