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Google to launch Hong Kong cloud region in 2018

Google has announced that it’s opening a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Hong Kong. Launching sometime in 2018, it will be Google’s sixth Asia-Pacific (APAC) region after Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, and the recently announced Mumbai region . Above: Hong Kong: Coming in 2018 Hong Kong represents a notable addition to Google’s global roster…

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Google’s Cloud Spanner database service gets multi-region support

Google updated its Cloud Spanner database service today to allow its customers to distribute their databases across multiple of the company’s cloud regions, living up to the promise that it set forth when it released the product earlier this year . Customers will benefit from distributing their workloads both because of the fault tolerance that the…

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Google and Salesforce sign massive strategic partnership

Google and Salesforce announced a massive strategic partnership today that’s aimed at driving value across their mutual customers. As part of the deal, Salesforce plans to use Google Cloud Platform infrastructure as a preferred partner to power the tech titan’s international expansion. Google, for its part, will use Salesforce as its preferred CRM provider for…

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Google and Salesforce sign massive strategic partnership

Google and Salesforce announced a massive strategic partnership today that’s aimed at driving value across their mutual customers. As part of the deal, Salesforce plans to use Google Cloud Platform infrastructure as a preferred partner to power the tech titan’s international expansion. Google, for its part, will use Salesforce as its preferred CRM provider for…

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Google adds Mumbai cloud region

The physical expansion of Google’s public cloud platform continued today, as the company announced the launch of its new Mumbai region. That set of datacenters, known as Asia-south1, will provide improved performance for people in India accessing applications that Google Cloud customers have running in that region. According to Google, end users in Chennai, Hyderabad,…

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Google expands service for directly connecting private datacenters to its cloud

Google announced a few enhancements to its cloud networking capabilities today that are designed to provide customers with more options for connecting their private datacenters with those run by the tech titan. First off, the company’s Dedicated Interconnect service, which allows customers to establish private connections between their datacenters and Google’s network, has entered general…

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Box is making it easier to process files on its service with AI

Box unveiled a set of new tools today that are designed to make it easier for companies to derive insights from the files they have stored with the cloud content management company. Called Box Skills , the features let customers use the power of machine learning to do things like automatically parse images, video, and…

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Puppet and Google Cloud partner on cloud infrastructure management

EXCLUSIVE: Google and Puppet announced today that they’re working together to provide enterprises with a better way to build and deploy applications in the cloud, including those that began their lives in private data centers. Both firms have worked to make Puppet Approved modules for the infrastructure-as-code system, so customers can use the same tools…

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Google Cloud instances can now use 96 vCPUs and 624GB of memory

Google Cloud customers now have access to much more powerful compute instances, the company announced today . It’s possible for users to rent virtual machines with up to 96 virtual CPUs and 624GB of RAM. They’re based on Intel’s Skylake Xeon Scalable processors, and customers can purchase three prebuilt virtual machine shapes with 96 processors…

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Google Cloud instances can now use 96 vCPUs and 624GB of memory

Google Cloud customers now have access to much more powerful compute instances, the company announced today . It’s possible for users to rent virtual machines with up to 96 virtual CPUs and 624GB of RAM. They’re based on Intel’s Skylake Xeon Scalable processors, and customers can purchase three prebuilt virtual machine shapes with 96 processors…