Google positions itself as the infrastructure monster – having spent billions on its own scary systems it claims to offer you the same level of rocket science for yours.

Among its cloud offerings are App Engine for building easy to manage apps and websites; Storage – which does what it says on the tin; and the new Compute Engine for running large computing jobs on virtual machines, scaling to tens of thousands of cores.

Google's apps may be coming to Windows 10 soon

News 6 Oct, 2015 Clare Hopping

Rumours suggest the tech giant will announce its apps will be available to Microsoft's OS at the Windows 10 devices launch event

Avere announces extended Google Cloud support

News 2 Oct, 2015 Clare Hopping

Additions include support for new instance, local SSD as Edge filer cache and new Google Cloud Storage options

Orange's Business VPN Galerie now connected to Google's Cloud

News 1 Oct, 2015 Clare Hopping

The service will give enterprises access to data centres around the US, Asia and Europe

Google announces Cloud Dataproc

News 25 Sep, 2015 Clare Hopping

The managed Spark and Hadoop big data service will cut costs, time to deploy clusters and make the process easier for everyone

Google Drive boosts security for its million paying customers

News 22 Sep, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Google updates eDiscovery, privacy and mobile management in Drive for businesses

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Google Apps upgraded with voice to text, Research & Explore

News 4 Sep, 2015 Jane McCallion

New functions are aimed at education, but available to all

Now Google adds Gmail events straight into your calendar

News 27 Aug, 2015 Joe Curtis

Google's latest integration is nifty, but Microsoft has been doing it for a while

Google releases Container Engine for Docker

News 27 Aug, 2015 Clare Hopping

The service is now available for all developers to use and is offering 99.5 per cent uptime SLA

Google’s data centre partially wiped after lightning strike

News 20 Aug, 2015 Clare Hopping

The data centre was hit four times and resulted in some people losing the data forever

Avere launches scalable NAS for Google Cloud Platform

News 6 Aug, 2015 Clare Hopping

Virtual FXT Edge filers will allow customers to move workloads and datasets to Google's Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Storage Nearline released into the wild

News 24 Jul, 2015 Clare Hopping

The service offers fast back-up, data retrieval and access for organisations storing mass data

Google et al unite to form Cloud Native Computing Foundation

News 22 Jul, 2015 Clare Hopping

The Foundation is comprised of more than 24 companies who are hoping to leverage their position in cloud space

Google Cloud Console app now out of beta

News 6 Jul, 2015 Clare Hopping

The app is already available on Android and will be coming soon to iOS

Google and CBT Nuggets launch Google Cloud Platform Training

News 30 Jun, 2015 Clare Hopping

The programmes include courses for Google App Engine, Google Cloud SQL, Google Compute Engine and Google BigQuery

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Google announces Office for Android now available to all

News 25 Jun, 2015 Clare Hopping

The apps have been updated with new features after they underwent beta testing by select users

Google's My Account makes security personal

News 2 Jun, 2015 Clare Hopping

The dashboard allows you to decide how Google uses your data and protects your privacy

Test your Android app using Google’s new cloud service

News 28 May, 2015 Alan Lu

Cloud Test Lab to weed out Android bugs caused by fragmentation

Google launches Brillo for Internet of Things

News 28 May, 2015 Clare Hopping

The eagerly-awaited RTOS announced at the Google I/O developer conference

Salesforce buddies up with Big Data partners to build analytics for the masses

News 28 May, 2015 Joe Curtis

Cloud giant lets users chuck data into partners’ platforms, analyse it, then app delivers the insight

Gartner: Why CIOs should be wary of IaaS partners

News 19 May, 2015 Joe Curtis

Even while IaaS explodes, many suppliers are thinking of doing a runner