Google gobbles up more big-name cloud customers

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									by Raj Kumar Maurya

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At its Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco today, the technology giant announced a new Windows partner program created to assist companies with Windows environments migrate to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Google's new tool for developers will enable applications to use cloud-based machine learning to detect and label objects and locations within video, speeding up searches. As previously mentioned, this technology was only realized using still images prior, but with the help of a new API, developers will finally have the freedom to build applications that can allow users to search information in videos.

Yesterday Google announced that it had bought Kaggle, which is home to the world's largest community of data scientists.

The public cloud is quickly becoming part of Google's business despite the stiff competition from the likes of Amazon.com, Inc.

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The Mountain View ad giant's hosted compute business is teaming up with the likes of SAP, Pivotal, and Rackspace to help them offer additional services to lure businesses into the Google Cloud service. "We will continue to grow our competitions and open data platforms, and we will remain open to all data scientists, companies, techniques and technologies", wrote Goldbloom on today's blog post.

"We are providing them best technology to take advantage of Google Cloud, libraries etc", she said.

The partnership was disclosed at Google Cloud Next 17, which is now taking place in San Francisco.

"Google's approach is that you worry about the questions, you worry about the insight you want to gain from that data, and let us worry about how to get you those answers as fast as possible", said Toronto-based Jim Lambe, head of Google Cloud in Canada, in an interview.

Cuomo announces launch of New York-Israel Commission
There have been over 120 bomb threats made to Jewish institutions all over the USA and desecrations of several Jewish cemeteries. Andrew Cuomo denounced anti-Semitism and sought to cement business partnerships during a whirlwind trip to Israel this weekend.

As first reported by iTnews sister site CRN earlier this week, Google is now recruiting for a head of Google cloud A/NZ, a head of APAC SMB partner operations, as well as several cloud solution architects.

It also gives Google a compelling way to sell its cloud services to its existing advertising customers.

Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, said Google has the money, means, resources and determination to bring its vision for the enterprise cloud to global scale.

Meanwhile, Google also announced that Cloud SQL now supports PostreSQL. The company is recognizing partners who have demonstrated customer success in a handful of categories.

United States suspends fast processing of high-tech visa applications
The visas are good for three years, after which they can be extended for another three. Otherwise, the H-1B waiting period could be several months.

"VSEC cloud security provides powerful threat prevention which scales automatically as your business grows", Erez Berkner, director of product management at Check Point, says in a March 7 press release.

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