Google adds High Scale storage tier to Filestore

About a year after acquiring the scale-out file storage provider Elastifile, Google has integrated its capabilities into its own file storage system, Filestore. The cloud provider on Tuesday announced the rollout of Filestore High Scale, a new storage tier that should make it easier for customers to migrate applications to Google Cloud Platform, as well as to meet the demands of big compute workloads.

Google rolls out new AI-powered product for banks processing PPP loans

Google on Friday announced the launch of the PPP Lending AI Solution, a new product designed to help financial institutions quickly process loan applications from small businesses seeking assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new tool comprises three different components to help banks track loan applications, extract data from applications for quick processing, and analyze historical loan data.