Google has opened its first cloud region in Indonesia, offering three cloud zones and their usual range of services, including cloud SQL, cloud, wrench, engine Google Kubernetes, BigQuery and service. The launch follows in the footsteps of cloud Chinese competitor Alibaba, which opened its second data center in the Asian market last year.
Located in Jakarta, the ninth cloud Google region in the Asia-Pacific region, which also includes Singapore and South Koreacurrently servicing local clients, such as e-Commerce platform Tokopedia, the operator PT XL Axiata Bank Rakyat Indonesia. The new site pushes the global cloud footprint Google in 24 regions and 73 areas in 17 markets.
Google has added to blog Wednesday that it plans to launch 150,000 hands-on learning lab in Indonesia this year, which will include free training Google cloud platform, a cloud-based learning, and digital scholarship to help professionals to receive a certificate for a cloud platform.
Indra Utoyo, Director of Bank Rakyat Indonesia digital, it, and operation, said that the Bank currently taps Apigee, the platform for Google APIs (application programming interfaces) and cloud vision to facilitate its work of development. Utoyo added that it takes a hybrid cloud model, a series of operations in the enterprise.
Size XL Axiata chief information and digital officer Yessie D. Yosetya said the operator is aiming to move 70% of their workloads to the cloud within the next three years and was deployed Antos to automate and scale the load between its “hybrid and multiple cloud environments.”
Said Yosetya anthos was “natural”, as it enabled the organization to accept containers, allowing Google created Kubernetes to manage container infrastructure for the operator.
The Indonesian launch of Google comes amid increased competition in the cloud market in Asia with Alibaba in April will introduce 200 billion yuan ($28 billion) investment for your cloud the business over the next three years. The Chinese tech giant said the funds will be channeled to development of infrastructure, including servers, chips, network and operating system.
Alibaba last year opened a second data center in Indonesiathe doubling of its internal capacity, and then said this is the only global provider of public cloud to the local data centers in the country. Two sites offered a wide range of services, including databases, networks, storage systems, machine learning, and artificial intelligence applications.
Google has also spent the last couple of years expanding its cloud presence in the regionthat grew out of the five cloud regions in 2018 in its current nine. USA global sales of cloud provider clocked in the first quarter to 2.77 billion dollars, which is 52% compared to the previous year. It does not break your income cloud or the number of customers by region.