Alphabet Inc. revealed new clients and partners for its cloud storage service in an attempt to enhance the standing of Google’s business sales unit, which delays behind Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc…
Diane Greene, Google’s cloud chief, named many recent customers at the company’s occasion Wednesday in San Francisco, with Colgate-Palmolive Co., HSBC Holdings Plc, and EBay Inc. Google also recorded a big triumph from a rival: Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it has moved further fifteen thousand employees to Google’s productivity apps, called G Suite. Previously, Verizon used the Office app suite from Microsoft, according to a person knew with the arrangement.
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“Cloud is a transformational technology,” Greene stated on stage. “It’s improving what is giving our clients their competitive advantage.”
Microsoft didn’t have an instant comment on the Verizon contract.
These new clients assisted showcase Google’s efforts to gather more revenue from corporate clients, an alteration began when Greene took on her role in late 2015. While the company doesn’t disclose cloud sales figures, it hinted at progress. Greene stated that Google wins half of the contracts when it competes directly for clients with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft. However, many customers at the event announced they also spend on cloud services with Google’s contestants.
Selling the Suite
Google’s major focus at its occasion was on the search engine’s broad product portfolio and computing assets, including its security architecture and artificial intelligence — a key plan for its 3rd place cloud division.
Since Greene joined, Google’s pitch to probable customers is that it’s opening up the search giant’s huge technical capabilities to others. Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt capped off the keynote on Wednesday with this message: Alphabet
Has spent some $30 billion on its cloud services, although he didn’t specify the timeframe of the spending.
“The company has the money, the means and the promise to pull off the latest platform of computation for everyone that needs it,” he stated on stage. “Please don’t attempt to duplicate this. You have well used of your money.”