This Thursday, Google Cloud announced that an agreement had been reached with the company Spacex Offering satellite internet services through Starlink. The tech giant, owned by Alphabet Inc.will do your part Cloud infrastructure for the connectivity project of Elon Musk.
This agreement consists of Spacex Install grounding clamps Starlink in data centers in the Google Cloudassociated with Starlink satellites.
Musk customers can access the Internet via the infrastructure of Googlewhile the ‘Big Tech’ will be able to do one faster and safer connection in hard-to-reach areas such as large rural areas.
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This service is available to business customers of both companies from the Internet second half of 2021, He said Google It’s a statement. The first terminal of Starlink in a Google data center located in Ohio, USA. The rest of the data centers will be announced in the coming months.
“Applications and services running in the cloud can be transformative for businesses, whether they are on a network or in a remote environment.”, He said Urs Hölzle, Vice President for Infrastructure for Google Cloud. The executive also assures that SpaceX will help create a “Seamless, secure and fast access to the critical applications and services customers need to keep their teams running “.
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– SpaceX (@SpaceX) May 9, 2021
Don’t forget that in 2015, Google invested $ 900 million in Space X, Elon Musk’s aerospace company. This in order to have access to his technology in the future.
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Google, SpaceX and Starlink go against Amazon
This alliance also strengthens the position of both companies against competition Amazon cloud services, the company of Jeff Bezos. It offers accommodation in your Cloud AWS and also plans to use the Kuiper Project to launch around 3,000 satellites for deployment Satellite internet.
For now, SpaceX has put 1,625 satellites into orbit, of which 1,550 are in beta operating and delivering satellite Internet to customers in different parts of the world. In fact, you can already request Starlink service in Mexico. In the meantime, Amazon he’s just about to start his own.
Last October, Microsoft also reached a similar agreement with Spacex to connect your cloud Azure blue to Starlink and use its satellites to offer mobile data centers worldwide.
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