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Google Cloud launches Confidential VMs to woo regulated industries to the cloud

Google Cloud is launching a new suite of security-focused products to persuade cloud-shy organisations to migrate sensitive data to the cloud.

Heavily regulated industries such as financial, insurance, or pharmaceutical firms have been reluctant to go all-in on cloud due to strict security and compliance requirements about how sensitive data is stored.

Renault migrates data to Google Cloud Platform

Groupe Renault has announced a new multi-year deal with Google Cloud to help the french car manufacturer accelerate its Industry 4.0 transformation.

A major component of the partnership is optimisation of Renault’s industrial data platform, which connects and aggregates industrial data from 22 global sites and 2,500 machines.

Google announces even more cloud regions

Google is stepping up efforts to attract international customers to its cloud platform, announcing four new cloud regions on top of the four it was already planning to launch this year.

The Alphabet subsidiary, which trails Microsoft and Amazon in the public cloud market, revealed plans to open new cloud regions in Delhi, Doha, Melbourne and Toronto, all cities located in countries with existing data centre regions.

Google recovers from four hour cloud outage

The Alphabet subsidiary blamed the downtime on network congestion Google has resolved a cloud outage that sent a large portion of Google services offline and disrupted several popular apps dependent on them, including Shopify, Snapchat and Discord. The blackout began around 10.30pm Sunday (BST), affecting Gmail, Youtube, G-Suite and Google Cloud. During the outage, users,… Read More

Scalable AI supercomputers now available as a service on Google Cloud

Google has assembled thousands of Tensor Processor Units (TPUs) into giant programmable supercomputers and made them available on Google Cloud Google first announced the machine learning TPUs at Google I/O in 2016, by which point they had been running in its own data centres for a year. Every year since Google has released incremental “v”… Read More