Topic: google cloud

Persistent announces partnership with Google Cloud to drive generative AI adoption across industries

Persistent, an IT consulting firm, has just announced a new partnership with Google Cloud, to drive broader generative AI adoption.  Using Google Cloud’s technology, Persistent will create new solutions for a variety of industries, including banking and financial services, healthcare and life sciences, communications, media and telecom, consumer tech, and technology.  The partnership will also … continue reading

Google Cloud waives all “exit fees” globally

Google Cloud has implemented a policy to enable easier data migration for customers wishing to transfer their data from Google Cloud to other providers or on-premises systems. This policy removes network data transfer fees, making it more accessible for customers to switch cloud services globally. However, Google Cloud points out that this new policy doesn’t … continue reading

Google Cloud expands security offerings with new AI capabilities

The new capabilities were announced at the Google Cloud Security Summit, along with new partnerships across the industry.  It announced Chronicle TDIR for Google Cloud, which enables customers to ingest telemetry data into Chronicle, which is a security operations platform provided by Google. Chronicle can then correlate telemetry data with threat intelligence to detect and … continue reading

Updates to Google Cloud’s networking portfolio improve multi-cloud connectivity

Google Cloud today announced an expansion of its Cloud Interconnect portfolio with Cross-Cloud Interconnect. This allows the user to connect any public cloud network with Google Cloud, enabling organizations to run apps on several clouds, make SaaS networking in a multicloud environment easier, and move workloads between clouds.  Improvements have also been made for Private … continue reading

Google Cloud VMs can now be suspended

Google Cloud launched a new generally available feature called “VM suspend/resume,” which enables users to save money by temporarily suspending virtual machines (VMs) on Google Compute Engine when they are not in use, and then resuming them when needed. In the suspended state, users no longer have to pay for cores or RAM and instead … continue reading

Red Hat’s Ansible Automation Platform is now available in the Google Cloud Marketplace

Red Hat has made the announcement that the Ansible Automation Platform can now be accessed through Google Cloud Marketplace.  According to Red Hat, this new availability provides users with easier access to the platform, which will allow them to get started with automation more quickly and scale it up more efficiently.  Users will get access … continue reading

Virtana announces early support for Google Cloud in its cloud cost management tool

Virtana announced early access availability of Google Cloud support for bill analysis within Virtana Cloud Cost Management.  Virtana is a unified multi-cloud management platform that helps optimize, migrate, and monitor application workloads across public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.  Virtana users can now integrate with Google Cloud Platform, analyze trends in their GCP bill by … continue reading

Google Cloud to launch cloud computing certification on edX

Google Cloud has announced that it is teaming up with the online learning platform edX to provide a certification program on its platform. According to Google Cloud, this partnership will offer edX’s 45 million users access to learn skills such as cloud basics, big data, machine learning, and Google Cloud specifics.  The course will launch … continue reading

Google Cloud Next ‘22: Google Cloud envisions the future of data clouds, open infrastructure, and more

Google Cloud Next ‘22 kicked off today. The event brings together companies from different industries to solve the challenges of tomorrow.  “With customer expectations and global markets rapidly changing, organizations need to make sure they are prepared for tomorrow by making the right decisions today,” Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud, wrote in a blog … continue reading

Canonical releases Ubuntu image for Google Cloud’s Tau T2A VMs

Google Cloud and Canonical, the company that releases Ubuntu, have announced that they have released a new Ubuntu image to be used for the preview of Google Cloud’s Tau T2A virtual machines (VMs). Tau T2A is Google Cloud’s VM for running on Arm architectures.  “With the launch of T2A VMs on Google Cloud and corresponding … continue reading

Google Cloud acquires Mandiant for $5.4 billion

Google entered into a definitive agreement to acquire threat intelligence provider Mandiant for approximately $5.4 billion. Upon the close of the acquisition, Mandiant will join Google Cloud. Mandiant gathers research from more than 300 intelligence analysts to power its dynamic cyber defense solutions that are delivered through the managed multi-vendor XDR platform, Mandiant Advantage. Together … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google Cloud acquires Siemplify; 1NCE and AWS partnership; and Ontic updates Real-Time Threat Detection

Google Cloud has acquired Siemplify, which is a provider of security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR). According to Google Cloud, this acquisition will enable it to further its vision of offering a modern threat management stack that will empower customers to go beyond security event and information management (SIEM) and extended detection and response (XDR) … continue reading Protection Status

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