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Google Cloud expands its global cloud regions

December 21, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud said it is launching new cloud regions in Chile, Germany and Saudi Arabia as its expands its global footprint.

For hyperscale cloud providers, adding regions is becoming critical as countries roll out data sovereignty laws that require customer data to remain in country. Google Cloud has been building out its hybrid, industry and vertical game throughout 2020.

The three new cloud regions come as Google Cloud has already expanded. In 2020, Google Cloud launched new regions in Jakarta, Indonesia, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Seoul. Doha, Qatar, Madrid, Milan and Paris are also on tap.

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