Google India today hosted over 2,000 business leaders, in person and over live stream, at the India leg of its global enterprise event, Atmosphere 2016. Held in India for the first time in Mumbai, Google showcased its smart, modern and secure offerings that enable customers to take advantage of digital technologies. Google’s enterprise offerings comprise the full array of IT needs from communication and productivity with Apps to application hosting, data analysis and infrastructure with Cloud Platform, and workplace devices with Chrome and Android hardware.
Present at the event were senior leaders from Flipkart, Hero MotoCorp, PwC and Mahindra’s startup arm – SmartShift who spoke about their adoption of Google’s enterprise offerings that are enabling their teams to be more connected, collaborative and competitive.
According to Builtwith.com Trends, over 70% of sites with a .in domain are using Google’s enterprise technologies, making Apps a popular IT choice for Indian businesses. Businesses of all sizes and across a range of industries from retail and consumer goods to healthcare and financial services have adopted Google’s enterprise offerings. Two of the most successful new-age Indian companies, Flipkart and Ola Cabs, have both used Apps since their inception. Other key customers in India include Air Asia, Dalmia Cements, Dmart, Hiranandani, Jindal Steel, Go Air, Punj Lloyd and Yatra.
For enterprises, Google provides a seamless experience from desktop to mobile—accommodating the current needs of a digital, collaborative, connected and integrated workforce while continuing to build for future shifts including machine learning tools that will make companies smarter, more efficient and empowered to identify opportunities, service customers and manage risks.
Further, Google is making heavy investments in growth areas, particularly Google Cloud Platform, its cloud infrastructure offering that benefits from many years of deep networking and machine learning expertise to provide businesses with powerful application hosting, data analysis and computing resources. In India, Mahindra’s startup arm, SmartShift, runs an application on Google Cloud Platform that connects commercial drivers to load delivery jobs throughout the country – making logistics seamless and creating new opportunities for commerce.
Google has seen unprecedented momentum globally for its enterprise business. More than 2 million paid businesses including Whirlpool are using Google Apps to power their IT, and major brands like Spotify, Coca-Cola and Disney Consumer Products Interactive Media have chosen Google Cloud Platform to power their infrastructure. These companies not only benefit from Google’s unparalleled speed, security and scale but they also can trust that they are making an investment in technology that will keep their business current as technology continues to develop.