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Google executives once again took to the stage Wednesday to say the Internet search and advertising company is 100% committed to providing cloud computing services to business customers.  At the company’s Google Cloud Next tech conference in San Francisco, the company’s brain trust said it will be a key provider of computing, storage, and networking services for Fortune 500 companies.

Source: Fortune Magazine

Date: March 8th, 2017

Link to article which contains the video: http://fortune.com/2017/03/08/google-woos-big-cloud-customers/

Discussion

1) Eric Schmidt, Google CEO issued the most powerful sales pitch at companies that might be outgrowing their own data centers: “We put $30 billion into this platform. I know because I approved it. Why try to replicate that?”   So, why might a company want to replicate it’s own data center?

2) What are the issues surrounding moving to a Google Cloud data center?

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