Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/28/google_cloud_platform/

Google goes for Amazon: Slash-fest on cloud storage prices

Builds EU data centres, drops IaaS costs - there will be blood

By Chris Mellor

Posted in Storage, 28th November 2012 08:29 GMT

The Google juggernaut has ground out new cloud storage and compute facilities, slashed its prices, and provided European data centre support for its EU zone.

The Google cloud platform includes a range of products, such as its AppEngine, BigQuery, Compute Engine infrastructure service, as well as Cloud Storage. Google's product manager for its Cloud Platform, Jessie Jiang, announced the news in a blog post.

Here's the skinny:

Anything missing? There's no response yet by Google to Amazon's ultimate cheapo Glacier archive data storage offering. Maybe Google isn't going to offer an equivalent service?

Get pricing info here. ®