When tech vendors want to signal they’re serious about business customers, they launch partner programs. And that’s what Google’s doing for its cloud.
Cooladata has raised a $7.4 million series A round from Greylock IL and Carmel Ventures. The company has developed an interesting behavioral analytics service that’s powered by Google’s various cloud services.
PRISM disclosures have prompted demand for more data encryption in the cloud. Google has apparently heard the call.
Google’s cloud products took on $200 million in revenue last quarter, TBR analysts estimated. They see full speed ahead for adoption from developers and enterprises.
Microsoft has boasted of big Azure revenue and now it’s talking up server count. The metrics are misleading, though, because developers just don’t flock to Azure the way they do to other clouds.