By CCN Markets: So, you may have heard that Google Cloud Services now support Ethereum smart contracts. Not only that, but Google is expending its resources learning how the smart contract platform works and teaching people how to integrate with Google’s services.
Blockchain Becomes Mainstream, Mainstream Businesses Need Easy Access
It’s no secret that none of the tech giants want to be left out of the blockchain race, but Google has been mostly silent on the issue. The company makes many billions selling advertisements for its dominant search engine.
Google explains that it took some effort to understand how Ethereum might work in a cloud environment. Google aims to enable its clients to interact with the Ethereum blockchain as part of its business rollout.
Google is looking at hybrid cloud-blockchain solutions with Ethereum. | Source: Shutterstock
It’s probably not very far off where every company deploys its computers, its networking, and then its blockchain services. Companies like Google and Microsoft already provide services to these companies, so the goal is to retain clients in a quickly changing landscape.
Google Maintains Edge with Public Ethereum Applications
Most companies go with Google, Amazon, or Microsoft, depending on their needs. All three have now made efforts to integrate some degree of blockchain services, with Microsoft leading the way.
Google integrates Chainlink, and describes a valuable application that could be built using its service set.