SpaceX and Google Cloud have reported a partnership to delivery cloud services, data and applications to customers at the network edge by leveraging Starlink’s ability to provide high speed broadband internet around the world and Google cloud’s infrastructure. SpaceX will began to locate Starlink ground stations within Google data center properties as they enable secure, low-latency and reliable delivery of data from over 1,500 Starlink satellites launched to orbit to date to locations at the network edge via Google Cloud. Google Cloud’s private network will support delivery of Starlink’s internet service and bring businesses and consumers seamless connectivity to the cloud and internet by enabling the delivery of critical enterprise applications to almost any location.
“Applications and services running in the cloud can be transformative for organizations, whether they’re operating in a highly networked or remote environment,” said Urs Hölzle, Senior Vice President, Infrastructure at Google Cloud. “We are delighted to partner with SpaceX to ensure that organizations with distributed footprints have seamless, secure, and fast access to the critical applications and services they need to keep their teams up and running.”
“Combining Starlink’s high-speed, low-latency broadband with Google’s infrastructure and capabilities provides global organizations with the secure and fast connection that modern organizations expect,” said SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell. “We are proud to work with Google to deliver this access to businesses, public sector organizations, and many other groups operating around the world.”