Vodafone said on Sunday that mobile operator Vodafone Group has established a strategic partnership with Alphabet’s Google Cloud to jointly develop data services.
Both companies will require approximately 1,000 workers in the United Kingdom, Spain and the United States to create Nucleus, a new cloud-based storage and analytics portal that will host Vodafone’s data.
Vodafone said in a statement that Nucleus will be able to process approximately 50 terabytes of data in the cloud every day.
The statement added: “The two companies will promote the use of reliable and secure data analysis, insights and learning to support the simultaneous introduction of new digital products and services to Vodafone’s global customers.”
Google did not respond to Reuters’ request for comment.
The news was first reported by the Financial Times on Sunday.
As part of the six-year agreement, the two companies will also develop a system called “Dynamo” that can extract and transmit data in different countries/regions operated by British Telecom.
According to a report in the Financial Times, the two companies also hope to sell consulting services to other multinational companies that hope to transfer large amounts of data to the cloud in the future.
Google owner Alphabet reported a record profit for the second consecutive quarter in the first quarter of 2021, and announced a $50 billion (Rs 3,72,780 crore) share repurchase program. Alphabet’s overall quarterly sales increased by 34% to US$55.3 billion (approximately Rs 4,120,400 crore), higher than analysts’ estimates of 26% growth a year ago, and close to its reported US$56.9 billion (approximately 4239.6 Crores). The fourth quarter. Google acquired the smart watch maker Fitbit in January, thereby obtaining an undetermined amount of income.
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