Google for Work will be renamed to Google Cloud: Report

In a cloud push against Microsoft and Amazon, Google is renaming its enterprise software suite.

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Google is ditching the "Google for Work" branding for its enterprise products, according to sources at The Information.

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Google is said to replace the name with "Google Cloud", which will stretch across its business-focused productivity apps, cloud services, maps, Chromebooks and Android devices, search, and business services.

While the company is remaining quiet on specifics, Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene already announced the changes in an internal email, The Information reports. An official announcement could come at Google's cloud-focused event on Sept. 29 in San Francisco, Calif.

Google already casts Google for Work as having "pioneering cloud technologies that enable millions of people to work the way they choose." A name change to include cloud doesn't seem too far fetched, as Google looks to take on Amazon and Microsoft's increasingly focused cloud efforts.

We have reached out to Google for more details.


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