Google, which is owned by Alphabet, will open a second cloud services center in Italy, the company announced in a blog post, highlighting the country's efforts to become a global hub for cloud computing services.

The second center will be opened in Turin, after the existing one in Milan.

Cloud service centers will be connected to clusters - on-site data centers, which will allow users in the region to have faster access to data, BTA reported.

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"A cloud hyperscaler like Google with two centers in Italy will make it easier for Italian companies and government to access cloud services," Enrico Bagnasco, executive director of information systems at Intesa Sanpaolo, said in a blog post.

Google's cloud services centers in Milan and Turin could create a new market valued at nearly 1.90 billion euros ($2.07 billion) over a three-year period to 2025, Google said, citing independent survey data.