Google has announced a significant slow down in new staff hires. Bloomberg published an email from CEO Sundar Pichai which details its plan to recalibrate hiring because of the economic slowdown. In 2019, Google hired 20,000 people and had planned to hire an additional 20,000 employees. The co...
Region: Western Europe
The Google Cloud Region in Zurich was announced in May 2018 and opened in March 2019. Alphabet's public cloud is building an availability region in Zürich, Switzerland. The region will launch with three separate zones.
The Zurich region launch comes equipped with the standard set of GCP products, including Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Bigtable, Cloud Spanner, and BigQuery. This is in addition to Cloud Interconnect, Google’s private, software-defined network provides a link between each region around the world.