Google Cloud adds three new GCP regions
Today at Google Cloud Next in San Francisco, the company announced three new regions for its Google Cloud Platform. The Netherlands, Montreal and California are set to join the rapidly growing list of host locations.
The move benefits users by allowing more flexibility for where users keep their resources. Being able to utilize additional local infrastructure can decrease latency and increase the possibilities for decentralization.
Google still plans to add São Paulo, Finland, Frankfurt, London, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney in the future. Most recently, Google added Tokyo and Oregon to its list of regions last year. Today’s new batch brings the total number of operating GCP regions to 10.