Grace Hopper: Google laid a new submarine cable to Europe

The American Internet group Alphabet (Google) relocated to a new, state-of-the-art data management from the United States to Europe. The submarine cable is sche

Grace Hopper: Google laid a new submarine cable to Europe

The American Internet group Alphabet (Google) relocated to a new, state-of-the-art data management from the United States to Europe. The submarine cable is scheduled to begin in New York and in the British town of Bude, a turn-off to meeting in the Spanish city of Bilbao in the country.

"at the present time, in the way we work, play and connect us, always digital is a reliable connectivity is more important than ever", explained the responsible for Google Manager Bikash Koley in a blog post on the investment. The group expects the planned line has more capacity for its own services, such as Meet, Gmail, or Google Cloud.

Currently, 98 percent of international Internet traffic flows according to Google, by submarine cables around the globe. Google relies heavily on its own infrastructure. The group has relocated to a data line through the Pacific ocean, from the North American West coast to Chile is enough. A further connection is made to Google by the Atlantic ocean on the French coast lay.

fear of espionage

The well-advertised line, in turn, should eventually help to integrate the line "Equiano" in the Google infrastructure, which starts in Portugal and on the West African coastline by the Atlantic ocean along. The new high-speed data cable is named after the Computer pioneer Grace Hopper.

Google Manager Koley promised to want with the project and technical benchmarks. "Grace Hopper will include a new fiber-optic Switching, which allows a higher reliability in global communication, and allowed us to make the traffic better in order to avoid failures around to guide you."

The Internet group from the Mountain View, California is not the only Tech company that pulls its own data lines around the world. The social network Facebook has recently announced, to move a thousand kilometers long cable around Africa – likewise, to be able to own services more reliable and faster to deliver.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 06:20

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