• What Google Cloud looks for in data center workers as it aggressively hires and builds new locations

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement On an average work day at one of Google's data center sites in Virginia, operations manager Nicole Henley conducts tasks like adding hard drives or swapping out memory on the machines, fixing bugs, or troubleshooting issues like downtime.
    Google operates data centers in 24 regions around the world, which power both its own products like search as well as services for its cloud customers .
    Henley manages a hardware operations team at one of Google's sites in "Data Center Alley" - a region in Northern Virginia where giants like Google, Microsoft, Amazon and more all...
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  • Roku is looking for a new ad agency to help position it as the king of streaming

    Roku is looking for a new ad agency to help position it as the king of streaming

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Streaming video giant Roku is looking for a new ad agency to run its largest-ever marketing campaign, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
    The campaign, set to run in the fall, will aim to position the company as the dominant brand in streaming video products such as smart TVs as it battles tech giants like Amazon, Apple, and Google for a larger share of both consumer dollars and ad revenue.
    Roku sent requests for information to a group of ad agencies earlier this month, the person said. The company, which is running the search internally rather...
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