Google has announced the opening of its first Cloud Platform in India, by addingMumbai next to the Singapore, Taiwan, Sydney and Tokyo in Asia-Pacific region. With this, the company will allowcustomers to access high speed, low latency and aligned performance benefits.
“The new region will help customers build applications and store their data, and significantly improve latency for customers and end users in the area,” said Dave Stiver, Product Manager, Google Cloud Platform.
The Google Cloud platform will provide Compute, Big Data, Storage and Networking services, allowing Indian customers to buy these services directly in national currency.
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Further, according to Dave Stiver, hosting applications in the new region can improve latency from 20-90 percent for end users in Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Mumbai, compared to hosting them in the other closest region, Singapore.
According to Google, the company will be providing App Engine, Compute Engine and Container Engine services under the Compute section. The Big Data department will feature Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Dataproc and Cloud data lab services. For storage options, its have Cloud datastore, Cloud storage, Cloud SQL and Persistent Disk options. However, under the Networking, its has Autoscaler, Cloud DNS, Cloud load balancer, Cloud Virtual network, Cloud VPN and Cloud Virtual router option.