Google Cloud Platform announces new credits program for researchers

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From Big Data projects like Strayer University's student support system to AI projects like Carnegie Mellon's socially aware robot, researchers are discovering that cloud technology can help make academic research cheaper, faster, easier, and more secure. Whether you're just starting out with a new idea, or validating your work before sharing it with the public, we want to help you advance your new discoveries. Academic researchers in qualified regions are encouraged to apply. Like the Google Cloud Platform Education Grants to support computer science courses and the partnership to support National Science Foundation (NSF) grants in BIGDATA, our GCP research credits program supports faculty who want to take advantage of GCP's data storage, analytics, and machine-learning capabilities. Andrew V. Sutherland, a computational number theorist and Principal Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is one of a growing number of academic researchers who have already made the transition and benefited from GCP.


C3 IoT inks Google Cloud Platform pact, now has big three cloud providers ZDNet

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C3 IoT and Google Cloud have partnered on artificial intelligence and Internet of things deployments. With the Google Cloud partnership, C3 IoT can run on the big three infrastructure as a service players. C3 IoT first launched on Amazon Web Services, partnered with Microsoft Azure this year and now adds Google Cloud. C3 IoT also has a hardware integration pact with Intel. Under the terms of the partnership, Google Cloud Platform and C3 IoT will co-market, co-sell and train to scale various projects.


Cloud AutoML: Making AI accessible to every business

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When we both joined Google Cloud just over a year ago, we embarked on a mission to democratize AI. Our goal was to lower the barrier of entry and make AI available to the largest possible community of developers, researchers and businesses.


Google Cloud expands Android Enterprise Program, up to 39 devices

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Google Cloud is expanding its Android Enterprise Recommended program and adding a more device makers and big-name customers, but Samsung remains a notable omission. When Google Cloud launched its enterprise-ready program for Android, Samsung was a no-show. Android Enterprise Recommended now has 39 devices in the fold. The core requirements are that devices are unlocked, receive regular security updates and zero-touch enrollment. Initial devices included OEMs such as Sony, Huawei, LG, Motorola, BlackBerry and Google.


Google Cloud Platform breaks into leader category in Gartner's Magic Quadrant

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Google Cloud Platform has made Gartner's cut to be seen as a leader in infrastructure as a service in the research firm's Magic Quadrant. In the 2018 Magic Quadrant for infrastructure as a service, Gartner narrowed the field dramatically to six vendors: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba Cloud, Oracle and IBM. Top cloud providers 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, Alibaba stack up Everything you need to know about the cloud, explained We found 22 cloud services your business definitely needs to try Enterprises learning to love cloud lock-in too: Is it different this time? The 2017 version featured a bevy of other players such as NTT Communications, Rackspace and Virtustream. Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant put Google just below the leader quadrant.