American search engine and the tech giant is planning to set up its first cloud region in Greece as part of boosting the country’s effort to become the cloud computing hub. Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s deal with Google comes to attract foreign investments to the county after facing the financial crisis.
The new cloud region in Greece is estimated to contribute approx 2.2 billion euros to the country’s economic output. The Greece Cloud region will also create about 20,000 jobs by 2030.
Following the completion of the region, the latency will be improved and offer some security against cybersecurity threats.
Meanwhile, Google Cloud International, Adaire Fox-Martin said, “Today, we are very pleased to be announcing our first cloud region in Greece which will provide storage and cloud services for Google customers.”
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