Google Cloud and Telefónica partner for Spanish digitisation – with more cloud and telco convergence

Google Cloud has announced a new partnership with Telefónica to advance digital transformation in Spain as well as 5G mobile edge use cases. The agreement will see Google Cloud launching a new cloud region in Spain – although this has yet to be ratified with Google Cloud’s global..

Google Cloud teams up with Theta Labs for blockchain-based video delivery

Google Cloud has brokered another partnership in its exploration of blockchain technologies, with the company joining the enterprise program of blockchain-based video delivery network Theta Labs. Google has joined the grandly-named Enterprise Validator Program, alongside Binance,..

Google Cloud wins Department of Defense contract for secure cloud management

As Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft’s war of words continues over the JEDI government cloud contract, Google Cloud has secured a separate deal with the Department of Defense (DoD) for cloud management in what will be seen as a major coup for application platform Anthos. Th..

Hyperscaler earnings: AWS’ $10bn takes plaudits, but Microsoft and Google solid as cloud unaffected by Covid-19

Analysis Amazon Web Services (AWS) broke the $10 billion quarterly revenue mark for the first time as the highlight of three more strong quarters for the cloud hyperscalers – with industry analyst Synergy Research reiterating that cloud services will do just fine amid Covid-19. T..

Google Cloud’s Anthos now runs on AWS, with Azure to follow

Google Cloud’s Anthos platform, where applications can be built which run in multiple cloud environments, now has its first major multi-cloud offering live in the shape of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The original unveiling of the revamped Anthos at Next last year, billed as a key ..

Google Cloud and Cisco team up for souped-up SD-WAN multi-cloud apps

Google Cloud and Cisco have announced a partnership to combine their products and create what the companies are describing as the industry’s first application-centric multi-cloud networking fabric. What this means in practice is that through Google Cloud and Cisco’s SD-WAN Cloud ..