Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian, the successor to Diane Greene (co-founder of VMWare) was roped in previous year to catch up with industry rivals like AWS and Microsoft Azure who now enjoy market leadership.
"We are excited that partners including Cisco, Dell, HP, Intel, Lenovo and VMware are offering joint solutions with us", Kurian told the gathering at the "Google Cloud Next" event in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Retailers already using the solution suite include IKEA, which is leveraging visual product search to enable customers to take a photo of a household item and find identical or similar products in its online catalogue.
Anthos boasts a new open platform that allows customers to manage work across several different cloud platforms. The company aims to reduce end-to-end network latency, the time or delay involved in the transmission of data, to less than 1 millisecond (ms) in regions it operates cloud infrastructure.
Cloud Data Fusion is based on CDAP, an open source application originally developed by a company called Cask Data that Google acquired previous year. "It brings together the simplicity of open source platforms, our deep technical expertise and the freedom to choose the right cloud partner for your job", Pichai said. AutoML Tables makes it possible to automatically build and deploy machine learning models on structured data in a few clicks, reducing the total time required from weeks to days.
Oleksiy Stashok, Software Engineer for Google Cloud.
To answer such a question, Google has always highlighted that security is something that they have built in from the start, not applying it later.
Born out of the partnership between Google and Robin.io that entails engineering to engineering collaboration to design standardized APIs for running data-centric workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine, ROBIN Storage is the preferred storage for enterprise workloads on GKE. But they are forced to move those application to the cloud (accessed through an Internet-based remote server) as customers are increasingly moving to mobile-based services. "We're building connectors to help retailers integrate their data across the company", he said. "It also means you don't need to learn SQL - you're simply using regular Sheets functionality, including formulas, pivot tables, and charts, to do the analysis".
The biggest news of the day was the introduction of Anthos and Google's push to become the digital transformation platform of choice, regardless of industry.
The second one allows enterprise costumers to have their own reCAPTCHA Enterprise feature to defend their website against fraud, which was built using a technology created to address enterprise security needs.