Google Cloud has signed up Ford Motor Company to a six-year agreement, giving the cloud market’s third-place provider a foothold with a firm that has previously formed cloud agreements with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft. The Ford agreement showcases Google’s strategy of bundling cloud services with its other properties in order to form customer relationships that are deeper and (it...
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