The acronym GCP stands for Google Cloud Computing. Google is responsible for offering a series of modular cloud services including computing, data storage, data analytics and machine learning.

This services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search, Gmail and YouTube, for example.

Google Cloud Platform provides infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and serverless computing environments.

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In 2008, Google announced the create App Engine, a platform for developing and hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers, which was the first cloud computing service from the company.

The service became available to the general public as of November 2011.

Google Cloud

Google Cloud Platform is a part of Google Cloud, which includes the public cloud infrastructure, as well as G Suite, enterprise versions of Android and Chrome OS, and application programming interfaces (APIs) for machine learning and enterprise mapping services.

This platform was created to offer companies a more robust, safe, economical alternative and with the most modern technology. As the days went by, the services offered in the cloud became indispensable and practically retired the traditional servers, which were already outdated in all aspects.

List of the main services offered by Google Cloud

  • App Engine – PaaS to deploy Java, PHP, Node.js, Python, C#, .Net, Ruby and Go applications;
  • Compute Engine – IaaS to run Microsoft Windows and Linux virtual machines;
  • Kubernetes Engine (GKE) or GKE on-prem offered as part of Anthos platform – Containers as a Service based on Kubernetes;
  • Cloud Functions – Functions as a Service to run event-driven code written in Node.js, Python or Go;
  • Cloud Run – Compute execution environment based on Knative. Offered as Cloud Run (fully managed) or as Cloud Run for Anthos.

But a list doesn’t stop there. Other services that are part of the Google Cloud platform are:

Storage & Databases

  • Cloud Storage;
  • Cloud SQL;
  • The Cloud Bigtable;
  • Cloud Spanner;
  • Cloud Datastore;
  • Persistent Disk;
  • Cloud MemoryStore;
  • Local SSD;
  • Filestore.


  • VPC – Virtual Private Cloud;
  • Cloud Load Balancing;
  • Cloud Armor;
  • The Cloud CDN;
  • Cloud Interconnect;
  • Cloud DNS;
  • Network Service Tiers.

Big Data

  • BigQuery;
  • Cloud Dataflow;
  • Cloud Dataproc;
  • The Cloud Composer;
  • Cloud Datalab;
  • Cloud Dataprep;
  • The Cloud Pub/Sub;
  • Cloud Data Studio.

Cloud AI

  • The Cloud AutoML;
  • The Cloud TPU;
  • Cloud Machine Learning Engine;
  • Cloud Job Discovery;
  • Dialogflow Enterprise;
  • Cloud Natural Language;
  • Cloud Speech-to-Text;
  • The Cloud Text-to-Speech;
  • Cloud Translation API;
  • Cloud Vision API;
  • The Cloud Video Intelligence.

Management Tools

  • Stackdriver;
  • Cloud Deployment Manager;
  • Cloud Console;
  • The Cloud Shell;
  • Cloud Console Mobile App;
  • Cloud APIs.

Identity & Security

  • Cloud Identity;
  • Cloud IAM;
  • The Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy;
  • Cloud Data Loss Prevention API;
  • Security Key Enforcement;
  • Cloud Key Management Service;
  • Cloud Resource Manager;
  • The Cloud Security Command Center;
  • Cloud Security Scanner;
  • Access Transparency;
  • VPC Service Controls.


  • Cloud IoT Core;
  • Edge TPU;
  • Cloud IoT Edge.


  • Maps Platform;
  • Apigee API Platform;
  • API Monetization;
  • Developer Portal;
  • API Analytics;
  • Apigee Sense;
  • Cloud Endpoints;
  • Service Infrastructure.

Certified CGP resellers in Australia – Meet One Cloud Solutions

If you are interested in providing the best in Cloud technology for your company, but are having difficulties in purchasing or implementing these services, know that we at One Cloud Solutions have arrived to put an end to this problem.

One Cloud Solutions is a Google certified company to resell all GCP and G Suite products in Australia.

We work on consulting projects in the state of Victoria and are located in Melbourne to offer even more practicality in our IT services and Cloud technology.

To contact us and answer all your questions about Cloud Computing for companies, call us on the phone:

  • +61 04 6896 7746;
  • Or +61 04 72650055.

Or contact us by email:

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