The Financial Times announced on Sunday that Vodafone Group PLC and Alphabet Inc.’s Google’s cloud division are preparing to collaborate on data services. Interviews with representatives from both firms involved claiming of the same.
As per reports by the Financial Times, about 1,000 employees from the UK, the US and Spain will be tasked with developing “Nucleus,” a new cloud-based storage and analytics portal that will house Vodafone’s data. Inside the cloud, Nucleus will be able to process about 50 terabytes of data every day.
As a part of this six year deal, Vodafone will be placing the data from its own servers to that of Google Cloud. Johan Wilbergh, the Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone, states that Nucleus will process 5,000 separate data feeds.
Vodafone and Google will also develop a device called Dynamo, which will extract and transport data through the telecoms company’s various countries of operation.