Keeping our network infrastructure strong amid COVID-19

March 26th, 2020

Google’s network supports products that people around the world rely on every day, like YouTube, Search, Maps, and Gmail. It also connects Google Cloud customers to their employees and users. As the coronavirus pandemic spreads and more people move to work or learning from home, it’s natural to wonder whether the Google network can handle…

Data centers are more energy efficient than ever

February 27th, 2020

While Google is the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, we’re also taking action on climate change by minimizing the amount of energy we need to use in the first place. For more than a decade, we’ve worked to make our data centers as energy-efficient as possible. Today, a new paper in Science validated our…