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Google Does Good While Other Cloud Providers Battle for JEDI

October 30, 2018 / Jessica Lyons Hardcastle

As fellow cloud giant Microsoft goes all in on the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud computing contract, Google turns attention to how it does good with the government to advance citizens’ safety and well-being.
“The public sector continues to be an important place where cloud technologies have a positive impact, and Google Cloud is proud to be working with a variety of public sector organizations at the federal, state, and local level to help improve the lives of the people they serve, as well as the workforces that help them accomplish their missions,” wrote Aileen Black, executive director and industry lead, US Government at Google Cloud, in a blog post. This includes customers like the National Institutes of Health, which uses Google Cloud at more than 2,500 institutions across the U.S. to accelerate progress toward finding treatments and cures for devastating diseases.
The City of Los Angeles uses Google Cloud to design systems that share public safety an...