Google to Launch Second Cloud Region in India, Telecom News, ET Telecom

New Delhi: Google to launch a new cloud region in India that will enable organizations to digitally transform and accelerate innovation closer to home, as the country takes another step forward in a future driven by digital.

The company, in an invitation sent to media on Tuesday, said that Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian, along with other top tech leaders, will officially announce the second region. GCP from India July 15.

“With reduced latency and improved availability, businesses can now innovate faster, build high-performance applications and better serve customers by leveraging a smarter, more open and reliable cloud,” the tech giant said. .

“Join us in building India’s digital future,” the invitation read.

Google launched the Mumbai region in 2017.

Last year, the company announced plans to open its second cloud region in India – Delhi-NCR and help regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services, as well as public sector organizations. across the country to achieve their cloud goal.

As the company’s customers in India grow and diversify, Google’s cloud regions offer Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services to organizations in industries such as media and entertainment, retail and manufacturing.

The new region will also include a portfolio of key GCP products, provide lower latency for nearby users and, when combined with the existing Mumbai region, enable geographically separate disaster recovery for critical customer applications.

After Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai pledged $ 10 billion to bring India to digital, Kurian said in an interaction last year that they were not only determined to go digital. expand further into the Indian market, but also invest aggressively to increase its cloud footprint and empower businesses in the country.

Kurian said the company continues to expand its global presence, opening up several new regions over the past year, with plans for many more and India is on its priority list.

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