(Bloomberg) -- Google repackaged its cloud services and corporate software and hardware offerings into a new unit called Google Cloud on Thursday, the internet search provider’s latest attempt to catch leaders in the sector Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp.

The new group, run by Google executive Diane Greene, includes web-based work software such as Docs and Sheets, machine-learning and digital-mapping tools that other companies can rent over the internet, and Android phones, tablets and Chromebook laptops designed for office users, Google said in a statement.

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