Google to open 'India Cloud Region' to help customers, developers

    In a fresh move to offer secured and improved cloud services to Indian developers and enterprise customers, Google has announced to open a new "Google Cloud Region" which is expected to go live in Mumbai in 2017.

    Google to open 'India Cloud Region' to help customers, developers

    Announcing the "Google Cloud Regions" at an event in San Francisco titled "Horizon" on Thursday, the company unveiled the locations of eight new Cloud Regions -- Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney, Northern Virginia, Sao Paulo, London, Finland and Frankfurt.

    SEE ALSO: Amazon Best Deals: Top 10 Best Surround Sound Speakers You Can Get Right Now

    The local region will help make Google Cloud Platform services even faster for Indian customers, enhancing differentiators that are already motivating companies to choose Google as their partner, the company said in a statement.

    With more than one billion end users, Google Cloud has gained significant traction in India and across the world.

    Globally, key customers already leveraging the benefits of Google Cloud Platform include Snap Inc (formerly SnapChat), Niantic Labs (Pokemon Go), Telus International, and Evernote.

    Google to open 'India Cloud Region' to help customers, developers

    "In India too, we have seen great customer momentum with thousands of customers including major brands like Wipro, Ashok Leyland, Smartshift by Mahindra and Mahindra, Dainik Bhaskar Group and INshorts.com building on Google Cloud Platform," the statement said.

    The Google Cloud Platform takes the infrastructure, machine learning and networking services used to power Google services and makes them available to businesses and developers to build high performance applications and data analysis at a low cost.

    SEE ALSO: Increase Your Reliance Jio 4G SIM Internet Speed With These 6 Solutions

    As India's startup community continues to grow, Cloud Platform provides the full stack of services to build, test and deploy their applications.

    "By expanding to new regions, we deliver higher performance to customers. In fact, our recent expansion in Oregon resulted in up to 80 per cent improvement in latency for customers. We look forward to welcoming customers to our new Cloud Regions as they become publicly available throughout 2017," said Brian Stevens, vice president, Google Cloud, while speaking at at Horizon.

    In addition to its focus on Indian customers, Google is continuing to build its partner ecosystem to support customers as they move to the cloud.

    Google to open 'India Cloud Region' to help customers, developers

    Google already has partnerships with Searce Co-Sourcing, Cloud Cover, PowerUp Cloud and MediaAgility as well as global partners like Wipro, TCS, Tech Mahindra, PwC and Cognizant in the country.

    "The opening of the cloud region opens up newer opportunities for several new cloud partners who will benefit from building their services on Google Cloud," the company said.

    SEE ALSO: Top 8 4G Data and Internet Plans Announced in India in September 2016

    At Horizon, Google also unveiled G Suite.

    Previously called Google Apps for Work, G Suite encompasses a set of intelligent apps - Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Hangouts, and more -- designed to bring people together, with real-time collaboration built in from the start.

    Source IANS

    Read More About: google cloud internet news
    X

    Stay updated with latest technology news & gadget reviews - Gizbot

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Gizbot sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Gizbot website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more