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Google strengthens its cloud customer portfolio with Spotify and Coca-Cola

By Marvin R. Velasco - on 26 Mar 2016, 9:30pm

Google strengthens its cloud customer portfolio with Spotify and Coca-Cola

 

Google spent some time during the GCP Next 2016 conference talking about its partnerships with world-renowned companies, such as Coca-Cola and Spotify.

Diane Greene, who currently heads the cloud business of Google (and was the co-founder and CEO of VMware), emphasized Google's need to expand its cloud services in order to compete with the likes of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft. Aside from offering better value, Google claims that its fifteen-plus years of cloud experience, data management, and its constantly evolving machine learning systems are the primary advantages.

To be more specific, customers have access to Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Dataflow, and Google Data Studio 360.

Other benefits of choosing Google's cloud services include its future-proof infrastructure with Google-grade security (having more than 500 staff at remote locations with restricted access), a network of 70 locations in 33 countries with Google's own fiber cables (making them the broadest-reaching cloud provider at the moment), and assurance that the system is powered by mostly renewable energy (with plans of going full-green in the near future).

Don't just take Google's word for it; here are testimonies from the highlighted companies during GCP Next 2016: