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2020-03-05T08:39:00Z
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your primary use case for Google Cloud?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

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20 Answers
UchechiSylvanus - PeerSpot reviewer
Team Lead, Process Improvement & RPA at Fidelity Bank Plc
Real User
Top 5
2022-08-16T21:09:33Z
16 August 22

Our primary use case for this solution is the installation of files for tracking and storage purposes.

Dimitar Alexov - PeerSpot reviewer
CDO at SGROUP
Real User
Top 5
2022-07-27T09:32:59Z
27 July 22

We're using the solution for multiple purposes.

IsuruPonnamperuma - PeerSpot reviewer
Assistant Vice President at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Reseller
Top 20
2022-05-19T10:55:01Z
19 May 22

When you push your networking, storage, and other infrastructure from on-premise to the cloud, you can let go of your on-premise real estate and shift the burden back onto the cloud vendor. Google absorbs the cost of power, cooling, management, etc. You no longer need to spend on CapEx. Instead, you are spending on consumption, so your CapEx moves into OPEX and then on the utility. That's the generic use case for why somebody would move their workload to the cloud.

CC
Head of .NET Department at Evozon Systems
MSP
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-04-28T08:46:11Z
28 April 22

We use Google Cloud for storage, infrastructure, and services. It provides file storage and infrastructure for deploying virtual machines, Kubernetes, or Dockers. We also use it for Google services that can be accessed by other software. Our company currently has about 60 users, and we plan to increase usage in the future.

NASSER ALY - PeerSpot reviewer
Computer Chief Specialist Engineer at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
2022-04-27T08:21:00Z
27 April 22

Google Cloud can be used to share files with no need to carry them with you since it is on the cloud. You can access it anywhere if you are traveling or if you have important documents.

Octavian Enache - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Security Officer at TBI Bank
Real User
Top 5
2022-04-25T09:35:54Z
25 April 22

This solution is used for storing my data. It's for my family's personal I work as an information security officer.

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Nisar Tak - PeerSpot reviewer
Head IT Infrastructure at JSW
Real User
Top 5
2022-04-25T09:35:13Z
25 April 22

We use this solution for email and also make use of the Google servers and related services.

JuanGonzalez5 - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Services Consultant at Evolutio
Consultant
Top 20
2022-04-07T05:11:21Z
07 April 22

I typically use the solution for creating infrastructure.

Andrew Wandera - PeerSpot reviewer
Legal Associate at Amber Solicitors and Advocates
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-04-06T13:22:45Z
06 April 22

I primarily use the solution as the server for some of the applications I use.

Swapnil Dhatrak - PeerSpot reviewer
Application Development Analyst at Accenture
Real User
Top 20
2021-12-22T14:48:00Z
22 December 21

I use Google Cloud for security purposes when sending files or any important document to others.

Abdulla Pathan - PeerSpot reviewer
Technology Competency and Solution Head at LearningMate
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-08-11T09:01:15Z
11 August 21

We build solutions based on the Google platform. We don't create solutions for ourselves. We create them for our customers. We are using it specifically for our machine learning and data analytics. We are building our data solutions by using Google Cloud services. We are building the analytics dashboards and coming out with predictive analytics for education.

Iryna Ivashenko - PeerSpot reviewer
CMO at ESCC
Real User
Top 10
2021-07-15T15:02:27Z
15 July 21

I use it for documentation.

OB
SAP Director at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-06-22T09:20:02Z
22 June 21

We use this solution for saving and sharing documents.

IS
CEO at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-05-28T14:02:00Z
28 May 21

We use it for storage and sorting our company documents.

TL
IT Solutions Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Consultant
Top 20
2021-03-01T08:03:17Z
01 March 21

I primarily use the solution for a couple of small development environments.

JA
CTO at a healthcare company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 20
2020-10-22T14:39:51Z
22 October 20

I am in the process of migrating from on-premises to the cloud. We use it for IT infrastructure deployment and management.

MinSung Kyung - PeerSpot reviewer
Director at In-Soft
Real User
Top 20
2020-10-06T06:57:45Z
06 October 20

I develop multi-cloud solutions. I'm a customer of Google and a team manager.

JL
Senior Solutions Expert at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2020-08-02T08:16:46Z
02 August 20

The primary use case of this solution is for storage and document sharing. For example, if I have a customer and they want to share a document, I can access it through Google.

Ruven Naidoo - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Software Developer Team Lead at Dilowa
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-06-14T08:03:14Z
14 June 20

We largely use the solution for hosting and for the database it offers.

it_user1002609 - PeerSpot reviewer
Product Manager - SaaS at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
2020-03-05T08:39:00Z
05 March 20

We are using GoogleCloud for hosting a SaaS platform.

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Hi community members, I'm the Head of IT at a construction company (size: <50). Currently, I'm trying to select an IaaS platform out of Google Cloud services, Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. Many have suggested that Amazon AWS is a good choice.  Which one would you recommend for my organization? Whichever you recommend please give your reasons. Thanks in advance.
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I have worked with AWS for 4 years now and I agree with the recommendation.  If you make some research AWS will be shown as the top solution in many white papers. We made an evaluation to compare it with Google and Azure. In our case, AWS is the most cost-effective. Depending on the solution you are running you need to check the license cost for your servers. If you have a lot of Windows solutions Azure may be a better fit.   Regarding performance, we did have an incident where the complete region was unreachable. So, make sure to consider recovery sites. 
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I would like to recommend MS Azure to start with.  The reasons are: 1. I bet you're using many Microsoft tools, like Office 365, Team, etc. so you're pretty familiar with the MS UX which is excellent. 2. It's easy to start/learn Azure and configurations, they have very detailed documentation online. 3. It's relatively cheaper with Azure IaaS with good starting numbers of notes/services.
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When creating a private cloud, you can choose from several different technologies - some of them are open source (like OpenStack, Open Nebula), others are private (like VMware vCloudSuite, Microsoft Azure).  Do you have experience with any of them and what is your feedback?
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PeerSpot user
Doctor Program in ISA at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
15 March 18
I am experienced with OpenStack, AWS, and Azure. We had our private cloud on OpenStack during my Ph.D. studies on Cloud resources management and I use AWS (as a public Cloud) for my last 2 research papers. I also used Azure for couples of projects. But we had to switch because we were experiencing some downtime with Azure that was degrading the performance of the applications. I hope I answered your question!
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CEO at a tech services company
15 March 18
Hello, I have the experience of deploying custom OpenStack and Proxmox clouds.
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