Google to set up 'Cloud Region' in Mumbai, to go live in 2017

Published: 01st October 2016 09:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st October 2016 09:35 AM   |  A+A-



By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Google will open a new Google Cloud Region in Mumbai, that is expected to be live in 2017.
The India cloud region is aimed at offering Google Cloud Platform services to Indian developers and enterprise customers. “We have seen great customer momentum with thousands of customers. In India major brands like Wipro, Ashok Leyland, Smartshift by Mahindra & Mahindra, and  are already building on Google Cloud Platform.
Google made the announcement about the India Cloud Region at an event in San Francisco, called Horizon. “By expanding to new regions, we deliver higher performance to 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.
It 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.
The local region will help make Google Cloud Platform services even faster for Indian customers.  The opening of the cloud region offers newer opportunities for several new cloud partners who will benefit from building their services on Google Cloud.
With more than one billion end users, Google Cloud has gained significant traction worldwide.


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