Mobile operator Vodafone Group and Alphabet’s Google Cloud have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly develop data services, Vodafone said on Sunday.
Some 1,000 workers in the UK, Spain and the United States will be asked by the two companies to set up Nucleus, a new cloud-based storage and analysis portal to host Vodafone’s data.
Nucleus will be able to process about 50 terabytes of data a day in the cloud, Vodafone said in a statement.
“Both companies will encourage the use of reliable and reliable data analysis, insights and training to support the introduction of new digital products and services for Vodafone customers simultaneously around the world,” the statement added.
Google did not respond to a Reuters request for comment.
The news was first reported by the Financial Times on Sunday.
As part of the six-year agreement, both companies will develop a system called Dynamo, which can retrieve and transport data to various countries where the British telecommunications company operates.
According to FT report, both companies also want to sell consulting services to other multinational companies that want to move huge amounts of data to the cloud in the future.
The owner of Google Alphabet in the first quarter of 2021 reported record profit for the second consecutive quarter and announced a share buyback of $ 50 billion (Rs. 3,72,780 crore). Alphabet’s total quarterly sales rose 34 percent to $ 55.3 billion (approximately 412,040 kroner), above analysts’ forecast of 26 percent growth a year ago and close to $ 56.9 billion (approximately 4,233,960 kroner). reported in the fourth quarter. The proceeds benefited from an unspecified amount from Google’s acquisition of smartwatch maker Fitbit in January.
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