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Google Cloud tackles applications performance monitoring

As Google builds out its cloud platform, it has been continually taking tools and services it has created in-house for its own team and putting them out in the world for its customers as products. Tod

Google brings DDoS protection and other new security features to its cloud

For the longest time, enterprises worried about how secure their data would be in the cloud, and for some, that was a major roadblock for moving out of their own data centers. At this point, most majo

The new Dragon Ball game is powered by Google’s cloud

Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the latest entrant in its series of Dragon Ball games this week. Dragon Ball Legends is a player versus player (PvP) mobile game that has players from all over the

Apple now relies on Google Cloud Platform and Amazon S3 for iCloud data

It’s no secret, Apple has been relying on third-party cloud companies for iCloud. And CNBC spotted an interesting tidbit in Apple’s own documents. The company now relies on Amazon S3 and Google Cl

Google to acquire Xively IoT platform from LogMeIn for $50M

Google announced today that it intends to buy Xively from LogMeIn, giving Google Cloud an established IoT platform to add to their product portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Google ind

Google’s Diane Greene says billion-dollar cloud revenue already puts them in elite company

It has long been believed that the big three in the cloud consisted of AWS, Microsoft and Google, with IBM not doing too badly either. But in its earnings call with analysts today, the company reveale

Google Cloud infrastructure expansion to continue with three new undersea cables

Diane Greene, who heads up Google’s cloud unit, often marvels at how much her company invests in Google Cloud infrastructure. It’s with good reason. Over the past three years since Greene came on

Google claims its Spectre and Meltdown mitigation results in no performance degradation

It’s been a long week since we first learned about the now infamous Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities. One of the issues with mitigating the danger these vulnerabilities pose is that they co

Google Cloud Platform cuts the price of GPUs by up to 36 percent

Google today announced that it’s cutting the price of using Nvidia’s Tesla GPUs through its Compute Engine by up to 36 percent. In U.S. regions, using the somewhat older K80 GPUs will now

Google Cloud Spanner update includes SLA that promises less than five minutes of downtime per year

Cloud Spanner, Google’s globally distributed cloud database got an update today that includes multi-region support, meaning the database can be replicated across regions for lower latency and be

Salesforce and Google are the latest pals in the cloud

Salesforce and Google inked a deal today that could provide easier integration between Salesforce tools and Google's G Suite and Google Analytics. It also named Google as a preferred cloud provider fo

Google gives large businesses more options to connect directly to its cloud

In September, Google launched the beta of its dedicated interconnects for Google Cloud enterprise users. These direct connections to the Google Cloud Platform essentially give enterprises a private on

AWS continues to rule the cloud infrastructure market

AWS’s domination of the Infrastructure as a Service market continues unabated this quarter. Yes, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and others continue to grow much faster than AWS, but that has not had

Google Compute Engine goes a little crazy with up to 96 CPU cores and 624 GB of memory

If you’ve got a resource-hungry app, Google Compute Engine’s latest offering has you covered. It lets you dial up to 96 CPUs and an other-worldly 624 GB of memory. Remember Bill Gates alle

Who are you? Google Cloud releases custom identity roles Beta

Figuring out who can access services across a platform as varied as Google Cloud can be a challenge for IT administrators. Google has done a lot of the work for you with a set of fairly granular pre-d

Following AWS, Google Compute Engine also moves to per-second billing

A week ago, AWS announced that it would soon move to per-second billing for users of its EC2 service. It doesn't come as a huge surprise, then, that Google today announced a very similar move. Google

Google Cloud adds support for more powerful Nvidia GPUs

Google Cloud Platform announced support for some powerful Nvidia GPUs on Google Compute Engine today. For starters, the company is making Nvidia K80 GPUs generally available. At the same time, it&#821

Google gives enterprises a private on-ramp to its cloud

Google today launched a new networking option for large enterprises that want to connect their private networks directly to its cloud. These new dedicated interconnects, which are now in beta, allow b

Google’s Stackdriver monitoring service for GCP and AWS gets improved logging features

Stackdriver, Google’s monitoring, logging and diagnostics solution for applications that run on Google Cloud Platform and AWS, is getting a number of new logging features and expanded free log l

Seven moves that led to the VMware-Pivotal-Google partnership

When VMware, Pivotal and Google announced a containerization partnership this morning at VMworld, it sounded more like the introduction to a joke — Google, VMware and Pivotal walked into a bar&#
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