Google has named three additional locations for cloud data centers that are part of its push to expand the reach of its enterprise cloud services with more physical infrastructure. The expansion has run up a tally of several billion so far. Google is building more physical infrastructure to compete with Amazon and Microsoft, it’s biggest competitors in the space.
Google’s VP of Technical Infrastructure, Urs Holzle, spoke about the expansion plans at the Google Cloud Next event in San Francisco on Thursday. Holzle focused on the company’s hardware innovation and cost controls. Other Google executives focused on the new collaboration, security, and developer tools rolling out.