Not To Be Outdone By Amazon, Google Reduces Its Cloud Storage Pricing For 2nd Time In A Week


TechCrunch

This is competition at work: earlier this week, Google announced that it would reduce the price of its standard Google Cloud Storage by just a bit over 20%. Then, Amazon announced yesterday that it would reduce the price of its S3 cloud storage service by about 25% across the board. Today, in a somewhat surprising move, Google announced that it would reduce the price of Cloud Storage by yet another 10%, resulting in a total price reduction of over 30% once you include the earlier cut.

Here is what the new Google Cloud Storage pricing looks like after all the cuts in the last week:

Overall, Google’s pricing is lower than Amazon’s, though Google doesn’t currently offer a service that competes with Amazon’s Glacier service which comes with reduced availability guarantees and restrictions for how much data users can restore per month without incurring additional fees. Storage space…

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