L.A. needed its data stored only within the continental United States to meet regulatory demands, and Google was able to guarantee that, Levin says. Just as important are the failover capabilities built into Google's data centers, which will help L.A. meet its uptime and disaster recovery goals.
"The way Google works, even in the consumer marketplace, it automatically will fail over to another site," Levin says. "It's seamless, transparent, and not located in Los Angeles."
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