Google Cloud is helping companies like Macy's with industry-specific apps

Google and SAP Fusing Cloud and AI in Next-Gen Apps for Industries

May 11, 2020
While SAP and Google Cloud currently enjoy an excellent relationship as strategic partners in the cloud, their shared desire to lead the emerging market for industry-specific solutions could cast them as competitors in the near future. Both companies have expressed strong intentions to create for their customers a new type of data-driven application powered by
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Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian announced yesterday the company's Q1 cloud revenue

Google Outpaces Microsoft, Amazon in Cloud-Revenue Growth at 52%

April 29, 2020
Sparked by strong demand for IaaS, analytics and industry-specific solutions, Google Cloud Q1 revenue surged 52% in Q1 as its growth rate again came in significantly higher than much-larger competitors Microsoft and Amazon’s AWS. Google Cloud posted Q1 revenue of $2.8 billion, following its equally strong Q4 figure of $2.6 billion, up 53%.  The Q1
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Google Cloud Unveils Massive, Wide-Ranging Global Response to COVID-19

April 2, 2020
Mirroring its marketplace ambitions to become one of the world’s top cloud-computing vendors, Google Cloud has disclosed a remarkably broad and deep set of initiatives to help people, businesses and government agencies overcome the COVID-19 crisis. The Google Cloud efforts span a vast range of objectives. They include getting 1,100 retail workers in Germany running
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Google Cloud has snatched MLB as a customer from AWS

Google Tops Amazon As Big Customer Defects for Better ML and Analytics

March 5, 2020
In a showdown between two of the world’s top technology companies, Google Cloud has snatched AWS client Major League Baseball (MLB) on the strength of multiple Google technologies plus its YouTube and Ad Manager businesses. Looking to take its “personalized and immersive fan experiences” to higher levels, MLB selected Google and Google Cloud for their
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Google Cloud Surges Among IT Buyers, Says Survey | Steube on Spending

February 25, 2020
Welcome to the first episode of a new Cloud Wars Live monthly series: Steube on Spending. Peter Steube, managing director of Enterprise Technology Research (ETR), joins us to discuss enterprise-IT buying trends among big-company CIOs and IT decision-makers around the world. ETR has developed an extensive database of IT buying tendencies over the past 10
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Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud, says that his top priority is creating AI-powered solutions

Google Launches New Era in Cloud with AI-Powered Industry Solutions

February 19, 2020
Emphasizing Google Cloud’s unique ability to offer new software solutions unlike anything the market has seen, CEO Thomas Kurian said last week that his #1 priority is to create a new breed of enterprise applications powered by ML and AI. Kurian has mentioned these unique AI-powered solutions in the past—he discussed them at length in
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Screenshot from one of the AWS Super Bowl Ads with Aaron Rodgers

AWS Super Bowl Ads Draw This Reaction from Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian

February 17, 2020
During the recent Super Bowl, AWS showcased its big-data and analytics prowess through its ongoing high-visibility campaign of TV ads built around NFL plays and the endless array of statistics surrounding them.   Quarterback Aaron Rodgers in one of AWS' Next-Gen Stats commercials So when Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian spoke at the recent Goldman
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