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Veeam
Twitter and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership
As part of the new partnership, Twitter will adopt several Google Cloud tools which will enable the social media company to handle its high volume of processes.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches almost $40b in 2020's final quarter
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud lead the cloud provider market, accounting for 65% of total cloud spend in the quarter.
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Veeam
Veeam announces backup support for Google Cloud
“As we now expand public cloud support even further with the general availability of Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform, we have simultaneously expanded our partnership with Google Cloud, enabling Veeam to jointly engage customers through the Google Cloud Marketplace.”
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SAP
Cloud4C to deliver SAP services on Google Cloud's Anthos
Together with Cloud4C, Google Cloud will help to create a Centre of Excellence which aims to help businesses modernise mission-critical IT within Cloud4C’s SAP service portfolio.
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Channel partners
Google Cloud announces availability of zero trust platform BeyondCorp Enterprise
The platform directly replaces BeyondCorp Remote Access, which was brought to the market in April 2020 as Google’s first foray into the zero trust space.
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Customer experience
Optus partners with Google Cloud to improve customer support capabilities
The move allows Optus to provide its customers with more personalised experiences and bolster its customised solution offerings, according to the company.
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Commerce Systems
Google Cloud launches suite of eCommerce search solutions for retailers
“Retailers are in dire need of agile operating models powered by cloud infrastructure and technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to meet today’s industry demands."
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Cloud Security
Check Point invests in local cloud capabilities in A/NZ
As public cloud usage in Australia and New Zealand grows, the company says it will continue to invest locally to support businesses.
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Data
Infosys accredited with Google Cloud Partner Specialisation for data and analytics
It achieved this recognition by successfully demonstrating end-to-end capabilities on Google Cloud, including data ingestion, streaming, querying, exploration, analysis, storage, and warehousing on cloud. 
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Network Infrastructure
Google Cloud & Nokia to develop 5G & network solutions for CSPs
"Cloud-native network functions and automation will enable new agility and use-cases in the 5G era.”
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Private Cloud
Pexip launches private cloud option for video conference platform
A release from the company claims that it is a ‘unique’ offering in the market and not available on any other cloud-based video conferencing solution.
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Cloud Storage
NetApp software-optimised Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud comes to APAC
NetApp and Google Cloud have announced the availability of the containerised, software-based variant of NetApp Cloud Volumes Service in the Asia Pacific. 
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Digital experience AI firm HeadSpin partners with Google Cloud
Digital experience AI platform HeadSpin has been recognised as a horizontal solution provider and partner of Google Cloud, as part of Google Cloud’s Global Mobile Edge Cloud strategy.
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Google
Google Anthos makes the move to bare metal cloud
“Now, with the option of running Anthos on bare metal, there are even more ways to enjoy the benefits of this modern cloud application stack.”
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Windows
GCloud VMware Engine available in Sydney cloud region
Businesses in the A/NZ region can deploy Google Cloud VMware Engine closer to their operations and unlock new growth opportunities.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Varnish Cache now available on DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean says the pairing of the two companies will make it easier to deploy Varnish’s powerful caching, web acceleration and origin protection technology at the front of websites, APIs, applications or media servers.
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Database
Google Cloud launches new Data Migration Service
"With Database Migration Service, we’re delivering a simplified and highly compatible product experience so that, no matter where our customers are starting from, they have an easy, and secure way to migrate their databases to Cloud SQL.”
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Exabeam adds support for AWS, GCloud, Azure
Enables organisations to detect improper access of cloud storage objects and defend against threats to cloud-based data.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Global cloud market grows 33% in Q3 2020 to $36.5 billion
A new surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe will continue this trend as social distancing measures are put back in place, meaning cloud will remain vital for sustaining business operations, remote working and learning, as well as customer engagement.
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Microsoft
Citrix adds zero trust to workplace security programme
Companies can evaluate their current security strategies and leverage existing investments to design and implement a Zero Trust framework.
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DDoS
Google Cloud observes spike in DDoS volumes in last two years
Google Cloud has seen an ‘exponential’ rise in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks over the past decade, but the biggest attacks have only occurred in the past couple of years.
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PaaS
IDC: Google a ‘Leader’ in cloud data analytics
IDC MarketScape notes that Google Cloud is built for cloud native agile and outcome-based digital innovation and product development.
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Open source
Aiven eyes Google Cloud Marketplace to further open source reach
Aiven operates managed open source database, cache, search, graphic solutions and events capabilities for customers worldwide.
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Digital Transformation
Nokia to migrate all on-prem IT infrastructure to Google Cloud
Nokia’s infrastructure and applications will operate in the public cloud or in a software-as-a-service model from now, and the company expects the extensive migration to take between 18 and 24 months to complete.