Thomas Kurian

Watch Out, Microsoft and Amazon: Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian Plans To Be #1

February 15, 2019

In a compelling overview of Google Cloud’s strategic direction and technological strengths, new CEO Thomas Kurian revealed that Google Cloud’s already established significant presence in about half of the world’s top 10 companies in retail, in media, in financial services, in manufacturing, and in automobiles. And showcasing his belief that such levels of penetration are

Google Cloud Sees “Really Nice Uptick” in $100 Million Deals

February 7, 2019

While parent company Alphabet continues to decline to offer specific details about the revenue totals or growth rates for its Google Cloud business, Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat this week disclosed that Google Cloud has had some number of $100-million-plus deals and is one of the fastest-growing businesses within Alphabet. “We’re also seeing a really nice

The Hybrid-Cloud Revolution

The Hybrid-Cloud Revolution: Oracle, SAP and Google Cloud (Part 2 of 2)

January 10, 2019

As companies surge into the cloud to accelerate innovation and become end-to-end digital businesses, major tech vendors—both “legacy” and cloud-native—are overhauling everything from product lines to sales practices to embrace the new customer-centric model in enterprise computing: the hybrid cloud. In yesterday’s Part 1 of this 2-part series—The Coming Hybrid Wave: Where Do Microsoft, IBM