Paul Sawers / VentureBeat - 2 years ago
  • Google has announced that it’s opening a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Hong Kong.
  • Launching sometime in 2018, it will be Google’s sixth Asia-Pacific (APAC) region after Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, and the recently announced Mumbai region.
  • Hong Kong represents a notable addition to Google’s global roster of cloud regions.
  • Google, for its part, has had a fractious relationship with China, with many of the internet giant’s services banned or heavily restricted in the country.