Google Grows Cloud Regions, Boosts Cloud Monitoring

Google is adding new cloud regions at a rapid rate alongside new capabilities that could help grow market share as it takes on rivals Amazon and Microsoft. -- ITPro Today

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March 12, 2020

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Google, currently positioned in third place behind Amazon and Microsoft in public cloud revenues, is pushing forward with new regions and key services to grow faster.

One of the primary areas where Google is expanding is with new cloud regions. Google Cloud defines a region as a specific geographical location where customers can host resources, with each region comprising one or more zones for increased availability.

Perhaps the largest new cloud region announced in the last few weeks by Google is the Seoul, South Korea, zone, which came online on Feb. 17.

Read the rest of Sean Michael Kerner’s article on ITPro Today.

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