The search engine giant hopes to strengthen its competitiveness and boost its software sales with itspartnership with PwC. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is facing strong competition from Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and other cloud-computing service providers.
Amit Singh, president of Google for Work said, “We’re delighted to enter into a relationship with PwC — a leading advisor for businesses around the world — to bring the best of Google to work and help companies innovate. It’s great to see PwC lead by example, accelerating their journey to the cloud that will lead to enhanced collaboration, greater speed and ultimately, transform their business for the digital era.”
Google & PwC will help companies adapt to disruptive forces
PwC emphasized that the rapid technology innovation changed fundamentally how and where work gets done, prompting companies to transform their business for the future. The corporate consulting services firm said PwC and Google can help companies realize such transformation.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and PwC will help companies to use information and technology better, improve collaboration and adapt to the disruptive forces.
Companies will obtain exceptional innovation, technology platforms and internet scale from the search engine giant. On the other hand, PwC will bring its deep industry experience and provide them with a wide range of business services and cutting-edge client insights from strategy through execution.
In a statement, PwC Vice Chairman of Transformation, Mike Burwell said, “PwC is teaming with Google to offer our joint knowledge and capabilities to clients – giving them one place to go, maximizing experience and assets from both organizations.”
PwC started using Google for Work
On the other hand, Tom Archer, PwC’s Google Strategic Alliance Leader emphasized that the partnership is about “helping clients to embrace their journey to the cloud, and transform their organizations to thrive and maintain relevance in a rapidly changing world.”
PwC started using Google for Work products on its operations. The firm is transitioning 45,000 people in the United States and Australia to Google Apps.
Yesterday, Google’s business software products including Drive, Documents and Spreadsheets experienced service disruption for at least four hours. The search engine giant apologized for the outage and emphasized that its top priority is reliability.