Cloud roundup: Google grants enterprise access to AI tools

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In this cloud roundup: Enterprises gain access to Google’s Duet AI tools in Google Workspace; public cloud service spending is projected to reach $1.35 trillion in 2027; and the government of El Salvador teams up with Google Cloud to digitally transform its government, healthcare and education sectors.

Google Cloud brings Duet AI to enterprises

Corporate Gmail customers now have access to Google’s Duet AI tools for $30 a month, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

“Google’s launch on Tuesday puts it ahead of Microsoft in making AI-powered office software easily available for all customers,” wrote WSJ’s Miles Kruppa. Google will also open up availability to its large PaLM 2 model, which supports generative AI features, plus AI technology by Meta Platforms and startup Anthropic, reported Kruppa.

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In a blog post, Aparna Pappu, GM and VP for Google Workspace, said the tech giant has made Duet AI for Google Workspace generally available to customers by offering a free trial. Google Workspace has more than 3 billion users and 10 million paid customers.

Aparna Pappu, GM and VP for Google Workspace.
(Source: Google)


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