Google to expand India team for cloud computing
Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:04 PM

Related Stories









Our Bureau

Hyderabad, Nov. 11

Google is planning to expand its cloud computing division in India and will be adding more engineers to its team of 300.

“We are in the process of making India a global centre of excellence for cloud computing. We will hire engineers in the hundreds to double the team size in a couple of years,” Mr Peeyush Ranjan, Head of Engineering, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) India, told newspersons here on Thursday.

‘generalist' engineers

Google will hire ‘generalist' engineers across all levels, he said, while not disclosing the number of people proposed to be hired.

At present, Google employs over 2,000 people in India.

The objective behind expanding cloud computing capabilities was to offer cloud computing to businesses, Mr Ranjan said. “This is part of our global focus on providing this to business customers. We have three million enterprise users who are using our cloud applications. In India we have over one lakh users.”

Apart from corporates such as Tata Communications (NYSE:TCL) and Motorola (NYSE:MOT) , many SMEs and educational institutions such as Aligarh Muslim University are also using cloud computing solutions, he added.

Key role

Hyderabad and Bangalore will continue to play a key role in developing new applications for global clients of Google, he said. Recently-launched products such as WebP (Web photo), which would compete with ‘Jpeg' for using images, were developed from significant contribution from Hyderabad and Bangalore, Mr Ranjan added.





(Source: )
(Source: Quotemedia)
 

Sponsors

Symbol :

Advertisement

Market news:

  • Bones found on island might be Amelia Earhart's Dec 18, 2021 01:02 AM

    • NORMAN, Okla. - The three bone fragments turned up on a deserted South Pacific island that lay along the course Amelia Earhart was following when she vanished.
    • Now scientists at the University of Oklahoma hope to extract DNA from the tiny bone chips in tests that could prove Earhart died as a castaway after failing in her 1937 quest to become the first woman to fly around the world.
    • "There's no guarantee," said Ric Gillespie, director of the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, a group of aviation enthusiasts in Delaware that found the pieces of bone this year while on an expedition to Nikumaroro Island, about 1,800 miles south of Hawaii.
      • $7.2B is recovered for Madoff's victims Dec 18, 2021 01:02 AM

        • NEW YORK - Many of Bernard Madoff's victims who thought they lost everything could get at least half their money back after the widow of a Florida philanthropist agreed Friday to return a staggering $7.2 billion that her husband reaped from the giant Ponzi scheme.
        • Picower was the single biggest beneficiary of Madoff's fraud.
        • He commended Picower's widow, Barbara, "for agreeing to turn over this truly staggering sum, which really was always other people's money."
          • SKorea to hold firing drills despite NKorea threat Dec 18, 2021 01:02 AM

            • SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea said Saturday it will go ahead with artillery drills on a border island shelled by North Korea last month despite Pyongyang's threat to retaliate again, as Russia and China expressed concerns over tension on the volatile peninsula.
            • Four people died last month in the North's attack on Yeonpyeong Island near the tense sea border.
            • However, Russia's Foreign Ministry expressed its "extreme concern" Friday over the drills and urged South Korea to cancel them to prevent a further escalation of tension.
              • WikiLeaks chief says US preparing to indict him Dec 18, 2021 01:02 AM

                • BUNGAY, England - The founder of WikiLeaks said Friday he fears the United States is preparing to indict him, but insisted that the government secret-spilling site would continue its work despite what he calls a dirty tricks campaign against him.
                • Julian Assange spoke from snowbound Ellingham Hall, a supporter's 10-bedroom country mansion where he is confined on bail as he fights Sweden's attempt to extradite him on allegations of rape and molestation.
                • Attorney General Eric Holder has said repeatedly a criminal investigation of the WikiLeaks' continuing release of some 250,000 secret U.S. State Department cables is under way and that anyone found to have broken the law will be held accountable.
                  • CIA chief pulled from Pakistan; drones kill 54 Dec 18, 2021 01:02 AM

                    • ISLAMABAD - The CIA yanked its top spy out of Pakistan after his cover was blown and his life threatened, and 54 suspected militants were killed in a U.S. drone missile attack Friday in stark new signs of the troubled relationship between mistrustful allies locked in a war on terror groups.
                    • The CIA's decision to remove its Islamabad station chief comes at a pivotal moment.
                    • A lawsuit filed last month in New York City in connection with the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India, also may have raised tensions, by naming Pakistan's intelligence chief as a defendant.

                      More news


Advertisement

    Recent Estimates

AnalystFirm NameSymbolEPS Estimate
jomariXXXXX CVG$0.31
XXXXXXXXXX RIMM$1.64
XXXXXXXXXX CRM$0.19
GEOXXXXX PAY$0.30
mrbilltraderXXXXX POT$1.59
XXXXXXXXXX OVTI$0.43
sam farahanXXXXX TECD$0.95
XXXXXXXXXX GSS$0.05
XXXXXXXXXX ABB$0.31
adfgafg ERTS$0.48