Australia's Google Cloud Platform region has arrived. Customers can now run their workloads and store data in Sydney.

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Google Cloud Region In Australia

The Sydney region is now open. You can now select Sydney as a GCP region, enabling Australia, New Zealand and surrounding area users to use compute, big data, networking and storage more close to home.


Our performance testing shows 80%-95% reductions in RTT latency when serving customers down-under, compared to using Singapore, Taiwan and Tokyo regions. See our announcement blog post.

Asia Pacific Submarine Cables

Google is investing in Asia Pacific with new submarine cables. Indigo connects Singapore, Indonesia, Perth and Sydney and will open in 2019. SJC connects Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore and opened in 2013. These submarine cables investments provide Google customers with private, high-speed connection to their cloud data.

* Please refer to the Locations page for the complete list of supported products.

Designed For High Availability

The Sydney region has 3 zones. Developers and network admins can distribute apps and storage across multiple zones to protect against service disruptions.

Customers With A Global Footprint Have Been Looking Forward To The Launch Of The GCP Region In Australia

Why Google Cloud Platform?

GCP frees you from the overhead of managing infrastructure, provisioning servers and configuring networks. Here are just some of the benefits:

  • Future-Proof Infrastructure
  • Powerful Data & Analytics
  • Serverless, Fully Managed Computing
  • Customer Friendly Pricing
  • Data Center Innovation
  • Security at Scale
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