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Google Cloud online storage products

Cloud-based storage services for your business, all running on Google Cloud’s infrastructure. If you’re a consumer looking for file sharing, use Google Drive. If you’re looking for photo storage, use Google Photos.

Find the right online storage product for your business

Category Products Good for
Object storage
Cloud Storage

Object storage for companies. Store any type of data, any amount of data, and retrieve it as often as you’d like.

  • Stream videos

  • Image and web asset libraries

  • Data lakes

Block storage
Persistent disk

Block storage service, fully integrated with Google Cloud products like Compute Engine and GKE.

  • Disks for virtual machines

  • Sharing read-only data across multiple virtual machines

  • Rapid, durable backups of running virtual machines

  • Storage for databases

Local SSD

Ephemeral locally attached block storage for virtual machines and containers.

  • Flash-optimized databases

  • Hot caching layer for analytics

  • Application scratch disk

Archival storage
Cloud Storage

Ultra low-cost archival storage with online access speeds.

  • Backups

  • Media archives

  • Long-tail content

  • Meet regulation or compliance requirements

File storage
Filestore

Fully managed service for file migration and storage. Easily mount file shares on Compute Engine VMs.

  • Data analytics

  • Rendering and media processing

  • Application migrations

  • Web content management

Data transfer
Data Transfer Services

Tools to help you perform a data transfer, either from another cloud provider or from your private data center.

  • Collecting research data

  • Moving ML/AI training datasets

  • Migrating from S3 to Google Cloud

Transfer Appliance

Ruggedized server to collect and physically move data from field locations with limited connectivity or from data centers.

  • Transfer data for archival, migrations, or analytics

  • Capture sensor data for machine learning and analysis

  • Move data from bandwidth-constrained locations

Backup and disaster recovery
Google Cloud Backup and DR

Managed backup and disaster recovery (DR) service for centralized, application-consistent data protection. 

  • Protect Compute Engine VMs, VMware VMs, databases, and file systems

  • Back up on-premises workloads to Google Cloud

Mobile app services
Cloud Storage for Firebase

Scalable storage for user-generated content from your app.

  • User-generated content

  • Uploads over mobile networks

  • Robust uploads and downloads

  • Strong user-based security

Collaboration, communication, and file storage
Google Workspace

Store all of your organization’s content safely and securely in the cloud.

  • Access files from anywhere with Drive

  • Collaborate on content in Docs, Sheets, and Slides

  • Stay connected with your colleagues through Gmail, Calendar, Chat, and Meet

Build artifacts
Artifact Registry

A universal repository manager for container images, OS packages, and language packages that you build and deploy.

  • Direct integration with CI/CD pipelines

  • Centralize storage of container images, OS packages, and language packages

  • Built-in container scanning for vulnerabilities

Cloud Storage

Object storage for companies. Store any type of data, any amount of data, and retrieve it as often as you’d like.

  • Stream videos

  • Image and web asset libraries

  • Data lakes

Persistent disk

Block storage service, fully integrated with Google Cloud products like Compute Engine and GKE.

  • Disks for virtual machines

  • Sharing read-only data across multiple virtual machines

  • Rapid, durable backups of running virtual machines

  • Storage for databases

Local SSD

Ephemeral locally attached block storage for virtual machines and containers.

  • Flash-optimized databases

  • Hot caching layer for analytics

  • Application scratch disk

Cloud Storage

Ultra low-cost archival storage with online access speeds.

  • Backups

  • Media archives

  • Long-tail content

  • Meet regulation or compliance requirements

Filestore

Fully managed service for file migration and storage. Easily mount file shares on Compute Engine VMs.

  • Data analytics

  • Rendering and media processing

  • Application migrations

  • Web content management

Data Transfer Services

Tools to help you perform a data transfer, either from another cloud provider or from your private data center.

  • Collecting research data

  • Moving ML/AI training datasets

  • Migrating from S3 to Google Cloud

Transfer Appliance

Ruggedized server to collect and physically move data from field locations with limited connectivity or from data centers.

  • Transfer data for archival, migrations, or analytics

  • Capture sensor data for machine learning and analysis

  • Move data from bandwidth-constrained locations

Google Cloud Backup and DR

Managed backup and disaster recovery (DR) service for centralized, application-consistent data protection. 

  • Protect Compute Engine VMs, VMware VMs, databases, and file systems

  • Back up on-premises workloads to Google Cloud

Cloud Storage for Firebase

Scalable storage for user-generated content from your app.

  • User-generated content

  • Uploads over mobile networks

  • Robust uploads and downloads

  • Strong user-based security

Google Workspace

Store all of your organization’s content safely and securely in the cloud.

  • Access files from anywhere with Drive

  • Collaborate on content in Docs, Sheets, and Slides

  • Stay connected with your colleagues through Gmail, Calendar, Chat, and Meet

Artifact Registry

A universal repository manager for container images, OS packages, and language packages that you build and deploy.

  • Direct integration with CI/CD pipelines

  • Centralize storage of container images, OS packages, and language packages

  • Built-in container scanning for vulnerabilities

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