Google Cloud opens a new Cloud region in Toronto, Canada. The new cloud region is the second in the country. The first was in Montreal way back in 2018.
Managing director of Google Cloud Canada, Mr. Jim Lambe now with two cloud regions in Canada, their clients can leverage enhanced business continuity planning with the distributed secure infrastructure required to satisfy the IT and business needs for disaster recovery while maintaining data sovereignty.
He further said, Google Cloud has been investing in Canada for over a decade.
In March 2020, the search engine and advertising giant, Google first announced that it is building a new cloud region in Canada region besides the expansions in India, Qatar, and Australia.
Accenture, Deloitte, Telus, and Scotiabank are the clients of the new Toronto region according to Google.
Even Terry Stuart, Deloitte’s chief digital officer in Canada stated that they are excited to observe Google’s dedication to Canada’s digital tranformation. He futher stated that Deloitte aims to help its clients migrate their business operations.
Vik Pant, PhD, chief scientist and chief science advisor, Natural Resources Canada said that the Toronto Google Cloud region will allow them to turn earth data into actionable insights.
Amazon Web Services has one cloud region in Montreal, Canada and Microsoft Azure has three zone cloud region in Toronto and one in Quebec City.