Google Cloud’s New Boss on Engineering Google into Enterprise Products (While Keeping Engineering Mindsets Out)

It’s been about three months since Thomas Kurian took over as Google’s new cloud computing chief, replacing long-time Silicon Valley veteran Diane Greene. Kurian has the tough task of steering Google’s cloud computing business unit amid competition from larger rivals like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, as well as legacy enterprise giants like IBM and […]

Google’s New Cloud Search Tool Can Find Data Stored With Salesforce, SAP, and SharePoint

Google enterprise customers can now use one tool to search through all of their data, regardless of where it’s stored. The company announced on Wednesday that it’s extending its Cloud Search tool to work with third-party services like Salesforce, SAP, and SharePoint. Previously the search tool, which debuted in February 2017, only crawled data that […]

New Google Cloud Service’s Key Selling Point: It Works Great With AWS and Azure

Google believes it can convince businesses to use its cloud computing service by making its tools work with rival cloud companies like Amazon and Microsoft. The search giant debuted its Anthos cloud tool on Tuesday, intended for companies to build modern, complex apps akin to popular services offered by companies like Snapchat or Uber. Anthos […]

Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Data Centers Expands to South Africa

Cloud computing giants Microsoft and Amazon are setting their sights on Africa, a continent that until recently was largely bypassed by the data center building boom elsewhere across the globe. Microsoft said Wednesday that its opening two new cloud computing data center “regions” in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. Data center regions consist of […]