Father of Google Apps talks about how Google entered the cloud
In a recent interview with Google’s Rajen Sheth, who is known as the Father of Google Apps, we learn about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing.
As ZDNet reports, Google’s big three first rejected the idea of having Gmail because Sheth was pitching it as a packaged software. Only a few months later, the concept of having Gmail in the cloud came about. Google officially announced Gmail to the public on April 1st of 2004.Further reading: Gmail, Google