The Singapore region is now open as asia-southeast1. This is the first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Southeast Asia (and the third region in Asia), and it promises to significantly improve latency for GCP customers and end users in the area.
Sakura Sky is proud to be part of the growing GCP presence in Southeast Asia; where the total number of paid GCP customers in Singapore has increased by 100% over the last 12 months. GCP customers in Southeast Asia is better than ever too; performance testing shows 51% to 98% reductions in round-trip time (RTT) latency when serving customers in Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok compared to using other GCP regions in Taiwan or Tokyo.
Google have launched the Singapore region with the following services:
In addition, Google Cloud has made it easy to combine any of the services you deploy in Singapore with other GCP services around the world such as DLP, Spanner and BigQuery.
Singapore Multi-Tier Cloud Security certification
Google Cloud have also announced that they have completed the required assessment for Level 3 certification of Singapore’s Multi-Tier Cloud Security (MTCS) standard (SS 584:2015+C1:2016). Customers can expect formal approval of Google Cloud’s certification in the coming months. As a result of achieving this certification, organizations who require compliance with the strictest levels of the MTCS standard can now confidently adopt Google Cloud services and host this data on Google Cloud’s infrastructure.