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A Google Cloud exec explains why a new ‘Silicon Slopes’ facility, where PayPal is an early customer, could help it chip away at Microsoft and Amazon’s cloud dominance

Salt Lake City

  • Google Cloud just opened a new facility in Salt Lake City, home of the “Silicon Slopes,” a nickname it earned after attracting the likes of Adobe and PayPal to open data centers and offices in the Salt Lake valley.
  • By the end of 2020, PayPal aims to move 25% of its total transaction volume processing onto Google’s public cloud, leveraging the new Salt Lake City facility.
  • Processing transactions on the cloud, as opposed to on-premise servers, can help PayPal reduce costs.
  • As it adds regional facilities, Google Cloud hopes to grow its customer base, competing with larger players in the field like read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com