“Google Cloud today announced a five-year agreement to provide the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) access to a broad range of Google Cloud technologies, including the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google Workspace productivity tools. This technology agreement will help the DOE scale research efforts and ultimately drive innovation across DOE national labs and field sites.”
“The agreement between Google Cloud and the DOE will make it easier for DOE’s more than 100,000 employees and contractors to access Google Cloud and Google Workspace tools. The agreement encompasses the entire catalog of GCP services, including Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery, AutoML, Cloud GPUs and TPUs, Google Kubernetes Engine, and TensorFlow.”
“The DOE envisions a diverse range of use cases for its implementation of Google Cloud–from using machine learning models to predict which energy equipment will require preventative maintenance, to helping cities identify more cost-efficient renewable energy sources, to managing the exabytes of data pouring in from DOE research facilities…”
“‘The DOE conducts some of the most cutting-edge research in the world,’ said Mike Daniels, vice president, Global Public Sector, Google Cloud. ‘We are both proud and humbled to play a leading role in helping the DOE advance critical work in the energy sector for the betterment of mankind…’” Read the full press release here.
Source: Department of Energy Enters Into Enterprise Agreement with Google Cloud – October 15, 2020. Google Cloud.
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