The global cloud solution provider Google announced to acquire Massachusetts based information technology firm Actifio. The Actifios business continuity solutions will help Google Cloud customers prevent data loss and downtime due to external threats, network failures, human errors and other disruptions.
- Actifio is a leader in backup and disaster recovery (DR)offering customers the opportunity to protect virtual copies of data in their native format, manage these copies throughout their entire lifecycle, and use these copies for scenarios like development and test.
- This planned acquisition further demonstrates Google Clouds commitment to helping enterprises protect workloads on-premises and in the cloud.
The major collaborations and deals by Google are featured below:
Oct 2020: The global telecommunication company Nokia announced a five-year strategic collaboration with Google Cloud to transform its digital infrastructure. As per agreement Nokia will migrate its on-premise IT infrastructure onto Google Cloud.
Aug 2020: Google Cloud announced that it entered into a multi-year, strategic partnership with Amwell to deliver transformative telehealth solutions across the global healthcare ecosystem.
August 2020: The global interconnection company Equinix, Inc. has announced that it becomes a Google Cloud Premier Partner. The partnership will help to accelerate digital transformation across the globe.
July 2020: Google LLC announced a binding agreement with Jio Platforms Limited a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, for an investment of approximately $5 billion. Googles investment will translate into a 7.73% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis.
July 2020: Alphabet Inc-owned Google announced that it will invest approximately $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years through Google for India Digitization Fund. The fund will helps to accelerate Indias digital economy.
April 2020: Google announced that it is collaborating with AudioCodes, a leading vendor of advanced voice networking and media processing solutions for the digital workplace to integrate telephony voice services with virtual agents developed with the Google Dialogflow bot framework.
February 2020: Google LLC announced to invest approximately $10 billion in offices and data centers across the United States in 2020. The companys expansion plan will be focused on New York, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and California.
January 2020: Google Cloud and Accenture announced that Google Cloud would be the cloud technology provider for Accentures INTIENT life sciences industry platform. The new agreement brings Googles cloud and artificial intelligence capabilities together with Accentures life sciences services and platforms.
January 2020: Google Cloud had announced that Lufthansa Group, a leading airline has selected Google Cloud as a strategic partner to optimize its operations performance. Lufthansa Group will combine previously disparate systems and data feeds into one unified platform by leveraging Google Clouds infrastructure and leading machine-learning capabilities.
About Google LLC
California, based Google LLC, is a global technological firm. Google is owned by international organisation Alphabet Inc. Google offers more than 50 Internet services and products globally, from e-mail and online document creation to software for mobile phones and tablet computers. The company is specialised in Internet-related services and products, which includes- a search engine, online advertising technologies, cloud computing, software, and hardware products.