Google Cloud’s next public partnership with Turin TIM, which he described as a “strategic infrastructure” for Italy.
Google Cloud announced its expansion into Italy this week A new region in Milan, And offer news of others coming to the city of Turin. Google Cloud Italy is working with local telco partner Telecom Italia (TIM) to expand its global hyperscale infrastructure. With Milan now active, Google counts 34 territories and 103 territories worldwide, covering users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Google Cloud Territories are unique geographical areas so that specific regions or deployment areas of Google Cloud Resources are within a specific physical area. Google Cloud encourages customers to install apps in multiple zones across a region, to mitigate potential distractions.
“The new Milan region has launched three cloud zones and our standard services including computer engine, Google Cobernets engine, cloud storage, persistent disk, cloudSQL and cloud identity. In addition, our customers will benefit from key features such as data residency control, default encryption, organizational policy and VPC service control, “Google said in a blog post blaming Fabio Fregi, Italy’s country manager for Google Cloud.
Fregy said the move would help Italian companies of all sizes in their digital transformation efforts.
“This new region is a powerful step towards building regional power that meets the needs of the Italian digital economy, ranging from availability and data residency to digital sovereignty and sustainability,” he added.
Elio Schiavo, TIM’s Chief Enterprise and Innovation Solutions Officer, explained that the announcement represents a new green initiative from TIM.
“We are launching a strategic infrastructure that will combine the huge economic benefits expected of Lombardy and Piedmont with the important benefits for the environment: our data center network, designed and built to eco-sustainability standards, will allow significant CO2 storage,” said Schiavo.
Google Cloud and TIM last year partnered to launch Google Cloud Pro in Italy, a free local developer training program.
In May, Google Cloud expanded U.S. operations to a new area in Columbus, Ohio. The tenth North American region will join Dallas, Texas later this year. Outside of Italy, Google Cloud has opened a territory in Chile’s Santiago, announcing plans to expand its German footprint, and hinted at plans to open territories in Tel Aviv, Israel and Saudi Arabia.
Building a global infrastructure, Google is helping the cloud follow the hyperscale mega-rivals Microsoft and AWS Private 5G market. The company has recently worked with a group of specialist vendors and channel partners, including Betacom, Boingo Wireless, Celona, Crown Castle and Kajeet. It said it was offering “Turn-Key” private 5G in the cloud-cloud and on-site Edge-Cloud with the option to manage, control and run user-plane functions.
It says its recent title deals with operators will give enterprises a way to navigate beyond their on-premises private 5G setup and also carry remote control over various end functions. Interestingly, a press release from two of its new vendor partners suggested that, at a glance, Celona has been pegged for smart building and real estate deployments, and Kajeet is being directed toward school placements, both with CBRS spectrum provisions in the United States. .