Snowflake, the data warehouse built for the cloud, is integrating its product offering with Google Cloud Platform. Snowflake on Google Cloud is set to launch in preview in fall 2019, with general availability scheduled for early 2020.
A global leader in pharmaceutical and medical supply distribution and healthcare technology solutions, McKesson Corporation will leverage Snowflake on Google Cloud to power the development of next-generation applications and products, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, and enhanced analytics.
“We’re excited to collaborate with Snowflake and Google Cloud as McKesson moves to a cloud-first approach that will help us leverage data to problem solve for the future of healthcare,” said Brian Dummann, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, McKesson. “With Snowflake on Google Cloud, we have a technology solution to build a scalable, highly-resilient cloud environment with the agility that the business demands while delivering valuable insights to help our business and our customers.”
Enterprises are undergoing digital transformations, and increasingly their data is informing these shifts, said Thomas Kurian, CEO at Google Cloud.
Google is delighted to offer Snowflake's cloud-native data warehousing solution on Google Cloud's global infrastructure, Kurian said.
Enterprises will soon be able to use Snowflake alongside Google Cloud’s comprehensive set of advanced analytics and machine learning solutions.
“Snowflake is putting what customers want first,” said Snowflake CEO, Frank Slootman. “As more organizations adopt a multi-cloud strategy, it's become important for businesses to have a unified data source. We’re excited to work with Google Cloud to provide the flexibility, performance, and unlimited concurrency that customers require to power their businesses ahead of the competition.”
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