Shopify and Google Cloud AI integration boosts e-commerce capabilities

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Shopify and Google Cloud have unveiled an integration that enables retailers using Commerce Components - Shopify’s enterprise retail solution - to leverage Google-quality search capabilities and AI innovations. 

Enterprise brands on Shopify can today access Google Cloud’s Discovery Al solutions directly through Commerce Components, Shopify’s modern, composable stack for enterprise retail. This integration, which can now be used by Shopify merchants globally and is...

KPMG in the UK expands Google Cloud

Building on KPMG’s global alliance with Google Cloud, KPMG in the UK has signed a new five-year agreement focused on further enabling its professionals to help enterprises transform their businesses with Google Cloud technologies and solutions.

This relationship expansion will strengthen KPMG’s emphasis in the UK market on cloud transformation, sustainability, mainframe modernisation with Google Cloud’s Dual Run, cyber security managed services and innovation. The investment...

NTT DATA UK&I partners with Google Cloud

NTT DATA UK&I, a global innovator in business consulting and IT services, has extended its pan-EMEA partnership with Google Cloud to the UK & Ireland.

As a Google Premier Partner - the highest status a Google Cloud Partner can achieve - the alliance further strengthens NTT DATA UK&I’s multi-cloud capabilities to drive even greater value for end clients and partners.

The extended partnership enables NTT DATA UK&I to work jointly with Google Cloud on...

Kingfisher chooses Google Cloud as catalyst for growth and innovation

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Kingfisher, an international home improvement company, has signed a five-year strategic partnership with Google Cloud to enhance Kingfisher’s digital capabilities as it helps usher in retail’s next digital age.

With more than 1,500 stores internationally, 80,000 full-time colleagues, and a brand portfolio that includes B&Q, Castorama, Screwfix, Brico Dépôt and Koçtaş, Kingfisher required a strong partner that would allow it to innovate at a rapid...

InVision joins G-Cloud to bring workforce management to public sector contact centres

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InVision Software's cloud-based injixo workforce management (WFM) solution has been accepted onto the G-Cloud 13 framework.

Accelerating its adoption by UK public sector organisations, such as local authorities, injixo is now available via the G-Cloud Digital Marketplace.

To deliver effective, efficient service to customers and meet service level agreements public sector organisations need to have the right agents with the right skills available at the right times...

Renewable energy deal aims to take Google’s UK operations to 90% carbon-free by 2025

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Google UK has claimed it will operate at, or near, 90% carbon-free energy (CFE) on an hourly basis in 2025, from a projected 67%, thanks to a new offshore wind energy deal with ENGIE – 100 MW of carbon-free energy from Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. 

This milestone brings Google closer to its overarching goal of operating on carbon-free energy by 2030 across its UK offices and cloud regions. By achieving this goal, every Gmail sent, every Search query asked and...

Mambu extends cloud approach with three major cloud providers

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Mambu, a SaaS cloud banking platform, has announced general availability across three leading cloud providers Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure, expanding its global market reach.

The fintech’s cloud approach allows complete flexibility for customers to meet ambitious expansion plans seamlessly, giving customers the choice to use the most secure, reliable and high-performance technology stack available. Mambu customers have a choice of provider based on...

Bloomberg makes Data License content available on Google Cloud

Bloomberg has made its Data License content available on Google Cloud, enabling customers globally to receive content natively through cloud technology, which it claims dramatically reduces the time to integrate data and derive insights. 

Building upon Bloomberg’s existing relationship with Google Cloud and the successful launch of access to its real-time data service, B-PIPE, Data License customers now have the ability to receive Bloomberg OneData content, including reference,...

HCLTech and Google Cloud expand strategic partnership

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HCLTech and Google Cloud have significantly expanded their long-standing partnership, with new capabilities and service offerings to expedite enterprise migration to Google Cloud.

HCLTech, a strategic partner of Google Cloud, formed the dedicated Google Cloud Ecosystem Unit in 2019 to accelerate enterprise cloud adoption by helping enterprise customers plan and execute large-scale migrations. The two companies are now expanding their partnership to significantly scale HCLTech’s...

Global cloud services spend up 33% to hit $62.3 billion in Q2 2022

Cloud infrastructure services continued to be in high demand in Q2 2022. Worldwide spending increased 33% year on year to $62.3 billion, driven by a range of factors, including demand for data analytics and machine learning, data center consolidation, application migration, cloud-native development and service delivery.

The growing use of industry-specific cloud applications also contributed to the broader horizontal use cases seen across IT transformation. The latest Canalys data...