Tag: Google

Innovations, Trends

Google Announces ARCore 1.0 Update and New AR Experiences

February 23, 2018

Via: VRScout

Google’s ARCore is getting an update that brings improved environmental understanding and lets developers now publish AR apps to the Play Store. Launching at Mobile World Congress next week, ARCore 1.0 is out of preview and comes with a ton […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft aims to snare Box, Dropbox and Google customers with new OneDrive deal

February 7, 2018


Look out Box, Dropbox and Google – Microsoft is offering free OneDrive to customers of its cloud storage rivals in an attempt to poach them. The move was announced on an official Microsoft blog yesterday. The company will offer free […]

Cloud Computing

Cisco launches container platform offering in continued Google collaboration

February 5, 2018


Containers will continue to make a big noise in 2018 – and Cisco has made its own push with the launch of its own container platform in collaboration with Google Cloud. The move, which ‘simplifies and accelerates how application development […]

Cloud Computing

Google, Cisco combine for the hybrid cloud

January 25, 2018

Via: TechGenix

Google and Cisco might be falling behind in the cloud wars, but they aren’t giving up. Their recently announced partnership for the hybrid cloud aims to bring them both forward in the fight against their bigger cloud computing competitors, namely […]

Cloud Computing

Google Cloud expands infrastructure with five new regions and three subsea cables

January 16, 2018


Google Cloud has announced its latest infrastructure expansion plans, opening five new regions this year and commissioning three subsea cables in 2019. The first quarter of this year will see data centre facilities opened in the Netherlands and Montreal, with […]

Innovations, Trends

Google Cloud launches low-cost preemptible GPUs

January 9, 2018


Google has announced the launch of GPUs attached to preemptible VMs, offering a 50% discount – but with a catch. As with the preemptible VMs, first announced in 2015 but with prices significantly lowered in August last year, resources can […]

Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Data Center Failover System Error Knocks Two Google Cloud Services Offline

November 8, 2017

Via: SQL Server Pro

Memcache, an App Engine service, went down for two hours, causing downtime and latency for two other services One of Google’s cloud services went down for nearly two hours Monday across all regions, causing another service to also go down […]

Cloud Computing, Vendors & Products

Google to become Salesforce’s preferred cloud provider in new partnership

November 7, 2017


Meet the cloud’s newest strategic partners: Salesforce and Google. The two companies announced a deal at Dreamforce late yesterday, with Google Cloud becoming Salesforce’s preferred public cloud provider alongside new product integrations. There were four primary integrations announced. Salesforce Lightning […]

Cloud Computing

Are we nearing the end of cloud?

November 6, 2017


Does this question surprise you, especially at a time when all major cloud companies such as AWS, Microsoft and Google are reporting stellar profits buoyed by the success of their cloud business? Well, we’re still nearing the end of cloud […]

Cloud Computing

Cisco and Google partner on new hybrid-cloud approach: Goodzilla

October 25, 2017

Via: ZDNet

On October 25th, Cisco and Google announced a new technology partnership, Goodzilla. This will enable Cisco customers to run and move their applications between Cisco-powered data centers and the Google Cloud Platform in a new kind of hybrid cloud. The […]