Google Cloud is a subsidiary of Google LLC. It provides cloud-based services, such as storage, compute, networking, and application management. In 2016, Google Cloud held over 43% of the market share for public cloud services in North America. However, cloud computing is not a new concept, and there are other providers, such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS, that compete with Google Cloud.
Some people argue that Google Cloud is not a separate company, because much of its technology is used by other Google products. Others argue that Google Cloud is a separate company because it has its own brand, its own customer base, and its own revenue stream. The conclusion of this article is that Google Cloud is a separate company, but its technology is used by other Google products.