Next ’17 Highlights

15 March 2017
Rachel Wood

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Last week the Cloud Technology Solutions team headed over to San Francisco for Google Cloud’s Next ‘17 conference to get the latest on the expanded number of developments. 

If you missed Next’17 why not us at Google Next London on 3rd – 4th May. At Google’s biggest event in the UK you’ll learn about the future of the cloud, secure your place here.

Enterprising work for Google Cloud

The number of large organisations making the move to Google Cloud has been growing rapidly. Senior Vice President of Google Cloud, Diane Greene, was joined on stage by representatives of Enterprise  G Suite and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) customers to talk innovation and infrastructure.

GCP proved a major focus of Next ’17, with eBay producing one of the highlights from the Keynote.

The world’s online marketplace took to the stage during the keynote to talk through how they have incorporated GCP into their infrastructure, helping them to enhance the capabilities of their data centres.

Get under the bonnet of your database with Cloud Spanner

Cloud Spanner stood out amongst the great announcements to come out across Next ‘17, catching the eye of our CTO Paul Lees.
Cloud Spanner is a fully managed, horizontally scalable, relational database service offering high availability and transparent synchronous replication, and has great potential for businesses using DB based applications. A more detailed overview on Cloud Spanner and its impact on business can be found on our post here.

Team Drives has officially launched… And we can get you there

The wait for general release of Team Drives is finally over. Anticipation has been growing for a number of months following its availability through the early adopter program.

Team Drives gives businesses the ability to control content as well as share and manage files at team level within Google Drive rather than with individual users. This means members of a team can all access files within an assigned drive, but when a user leaves the files they put in remain.

As one of Google’s top partners, we’ve been working to make sure that CloudMigrator is ready for the Team Drives launch. Using CloudMigrator will allow you to migrate from any file system including Microsoft Windows, OneDrive for Business, Box, Dropbox for Business. CloudMigrator can even migrate your existing Google Drive folders over to a Team Drive.

As part of the global launch, Cloud Technology Solutions co-founder and CTO, Paul Lees, presented with Google on how to utilise the Google API’s to build enterprise-ready apps.

 

 

 

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