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Google Atmosphere Conf (page 2) Notes

Dave Girouard – VP of Product Mgmt, Google
First and best in cloud computing – goal of Google
  • Affordable, people-centric, reliable (99.99%( and secure
  • Future of enterprise technology – Lightweight, Diverse, Transparent
    • Lightweight – few if any data centers, pay only for what you need, green and efficient
    • Diverse – user choice, device agnostic, strength in diversity; diversity in device is actually more secure – enforce security at the center.
    • Transparent – no waiting, no distractions, more team, less work; shouldn't have to think about the tool – think about the task you want to accomplish; should be fun
  • Big Bets
    • Android, Chrome today has 200M users, New Powerpoint-type app, gmail revamped, Google+ with Hangout video feature
    • Big Query – 70TB uncompressed – sql ad-hoc queries
    • Chromebooks, Google+, Google Apps
Rajesh Sheth – product mgr, chrome books
  • another juncture point of the desktop
  • Can a browser provide everything you need in a business?
    • Can a browser app be as rich as a desktop app? HTML5 and WebGL
    • Google Spreadsheets - cloud–based widgets such as translator
  • Chromebook for Enterprise – bring down total cost through more efficient mgmt
  • Chromebook – virtually stateless


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