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Google Cloud Next: 10 BigQuery, Workspace, VMs, AI Launches

Mark Haranas

Google Cloud Next 2022 kicked-off today with the cloud giant launches a slew of new products for Chronicle, BigQuery and AI, as well as a new partner program and six cloud regions.

From new BigQuery, Workspace and virtual machines solutions to six new cloud regions and a partner delivery program, Google Cloud unleashed an avalanche of offerings at Google Cloud Next 2022 that customers and channel partners need to know about.

Google Cloud Next 2022 kicked-off today with thousands of attendees across the globe mostly tuning in virtually to hear about new Google Cloud products and the company’s vision from its top executives including CEO Thomas Kurian.

The event showcased the roaring innovation engine at Google Cloud as the Mountain View, Calif.-based company’s sales continue to explode. The cloud services giant now has a roughly $24 billion run rate.

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Google Cloud Next 2022

Google Cloud Next this year runs from Oct. 11 to Oct. 13.

With Google Cloud now having more than 90,000 companies inside its flagship Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program, these ten new offerings open the door for massive amounts of new sales and services opportunities.

The new offerings further elevate the company’s strategy around data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), data storage and cybersecurity—including the new Chronicle Security Operations which better enables security teams to detect, investigate, and respond to threats.

One highlight from Google Cloud Next is C3, which the company says is the first virtual machine (VM) in the public cloud to run on the 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor and the custom Infrastructure Processing Unit that Google co-designed with Intel.

Google is also taking a big step in making Google Workspace a more open and extensible platform for users with the launch of new integrations and developer tools.

Here are the ten biggest product launches and news announcements today at Google Cloud Next 2022:

* BigQuery

* C3 VMs

* Google Workspace

* Chronicle Security Operations

* Google Cloud Regions

* Dual Run

* Software Delivery Shield

* Confidential Space

* Vertex AI Vision

* Delivery Readiness Index


Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at

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