TechValidate Research on Google Cloud

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434 Customers Surveyed

3,836 Data Points Collected

86 Published TechFacts

9 Published Charts

8 Published Case Studies



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Google Cloud Customer Review

Small Business Agriculture Recommends Google

5/5 Stars

Google Cloud Case Study

Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business financial services company is based on a May 2020 survey of Google Cloud customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Google Cloud helped increase our operational efficiency and optimize IT spend.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Google Cloud:

  • Strongly agrees that their organization is under pressure to prioritize IT investments and optimize costs in response to the current economic climate.
  • Agrees that their organization is accelerating their digital transformation initiative in response to the global pandemic.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Google Cloud that the surveyed company uses:

  • Selected Google Cloud because of:
    • A need for faster time to market to remain competitive
    • Better documentation

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Google Cloud:

  • Agrees that Google Cloud helped their organization quickly scale (up or down) in response to the current economic climate.
  • Accomplished the following since becoming a Google Cloud customer:
    • Decreased time to market
    • Increased customer satisfaction
    • Increased internal user satisfaction
    • Improved productivity with IT employees spending more time on business-focused work/innovation
  • Cost savings experienced after they became a Google Cloud customer:
  • Rates Google Cloud on the following compared to competitors:
    • Agility: ability to achieve digital transformation initiatives: significantly better
    • Productivity: enabling workforce to be productive anywhere: significantly better
    • Visibility & control: built-in reporting and cost management tools: significantly better
    • Intelligent recommendations to optimize costs & usage: better
  • Rate Google Cloud as 4/5 stars.

Google Cloud Customer Research

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Please select the percentage range of cost savings you experienced (or expect to experience) after you became a Google Cloud customer.

91%+ 61-90% 31-60% Up to 30%
6 months post-purchase

15%

14%

0%

71%

1-year post-purchase

0%

12%

13%

75%

3 years post-purchase

12%

11%

44%

33%

5 years post-purchase

12%

13%

25%

50%

Google Cloud Customer Statistic

97% of surveyed tech companies and startups rated Google Cloud’s agility and scalability as better compared to AWS, their previous cloud provider.

97%

Google Cloud Customer Research

Public Sector

Please select the percentage range of cost savings you experienced (or expect to experience) after you became a Google Cloud customer.

91%+ 61-90% 31-60% Up to 30%
6 months post-purchase

0%

0%

50%

50%

1-year post-purchase

0%

0%

67%

33%

3 years post-purchase

0%

50%

50%

0%

5 years post-purchase

34%

33%

33%

0%

Google Cloud Case Study

Aarna Networks

Introduction

This case study of Aarna Networks is based on a November 2020 survey of Google Cloud customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We create software to manage 5G networks and edge applications and we use Google Cloud for two purposes: Software development and training for our customers where we host the labs on Google Cloud.”

“Google Cloud had a key technical feature that other clouds did not and offered greater flexibility in terms of how we could use compute resources. We also found the support to be top-notch and the management tools to be intuitive. We are also happy with the management dashboards and billing alerts.”

“There are three specific items we like about Google Cloud: Support for nested virtual machines, the ability to create custom compute flavors, and intuitive IAM functionality.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Google Cloud:

  • Experienced the following challenge with their previous solution before switching to Google Cloud:
    • A lack of functions/features they wanted
  • Considered or replaced the following vendor prior to selecting Google Cloud:
    • Amazon

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Google Cloud that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using the following Google Cloud product:
    • Google Cloud Platform
  • Values the following Google Cloud features when compared against competitive solutions:
    • Performance, scalability, and flexibility of implementation
    • Breadth of capabilities and support
  • Most valuable Google Cloud features in their decision to choose Google over other vendors they evaluated:
    • Relationship & communication with the Google account team
    • Expansive feature options

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Google Cloud:

  • Experienced the following benefit after using Google Cloud:
    • Improved the efficiency of business processes
  • Agrees with the following statement:
    • Google Cloud’s support exceeded their expectations compared to similar vendors they have worked with in the past
  • Saw a return on their investment after using Google Cloud immediately.
  • Rates Google Cloud on the following capabilities compared to other vendors/solutions:
    • Breadth of capabilities & integrations: best in class
    • Ease of use for increased adoption: better
    • Dedicated & responsive customer support: superior
    • Value for price: better
    • Overall performance: superior


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