The acquisition announced Thursday gives Google a new tool in its campaign to sell more cloud storage and software. So far, the company has struggled to compete with larger rivals Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. and late last year, Google...
The Alphabet Inc. unit recently hired Mike Daniels, an executive from Salesforce.com Inc., as vice president for global public sector cloud sales, according to the company.
The new construction will add to Google’s existing data-center complex in Hamina on the south coast of Finland.
The company says a single TPU v3 Pod is as powerful as the world’s fourth-fastest HPC system.
A year ago, the company was mentioned as a possible takeover candidate for Google Cloud.