Enterprises on the GCP can easily build full-scale blockchain networks with BlockApps STRATO.
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – July 23, 2018: BlockApps is excited to announce its partnership with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) — offering BlockApps STRATO, a rapid-deployment Blockchain-as-a-Service solution platform for enterprises.
Google’s entrance into the blockchain space is a landmark event for the growing blockchain ecosystem and cements the continued investment in blockchain solutions for Enterprises. As GCP adoption grows, the developer-friendly BlockApps STRATO platform enables more enterprises the ability to test and implement blockchain application solutions across any business sector.
“BlockApps is delighted to integrate our platform with GCP and support GCP customers, both existing and new, on their journey to build blockchain technology solutions.” says BlockApps CEO, Kieren James-Lubin.
Blockchain technology is quickly moving from production pilots to full scale industry-wide deployments, providing wide-ranging business solutions like tracking supply chain inventory with greater accuracy, to managing and transferring assets, as well as enabling personal data control and privacy.
Until now, implementing enterprise-grade blockchain applications required a substantial investment in time and resources. Engineering teams had to spend countless hours establishing different software tooling layers before they could even begin building or scaling applications—let alone seeing their ROI.
But thanks to BlockApps STRATO, enterprises can launch a blockchain node that provides a complete development and deployment experience out of the box. With the BlockApps STRATO RESTful API developers can begin building and testing their blockchain applications without manually assembling IDEs, compilers, wallets, and APIs.
BlockApps STRATO on Google Cloud Platform
BlockApps STRATO is the first Blockchain-as-a-Service platform, enabling the creation of blockchain solutions for all industry verticals. BlockApps launched the category of Blockchain-as-a-Service over two years ago and continues to set the standards for enterprise blockchains.
Based on the Ethereum protocol, BlockApps STRATO provides enterprise grade API integration capabilities, configurable consensus algorithms, and the capability to query and report on blockchain data using a traditional SQL database.
Application developers will find STRATO familiar, easy to use, and easy to integrate with existing enterprise systems. This enables enterprise teams to quickly begin building blockchain applications.
Benefits of BlockApps STRATO include:
- Full integration with Google Cloud and other cloud providers
- Ethereum smart contracts provide a flexible programming language for the Blockchain
- Rapid deployment for both cloud and hybrid infrastructure
- Easily scale horizontally and vertically
BlockApps additionally provides a robust standard for role based access control. Enterprises can grant granular permissions to specific members within consortium networks and can also easily assign application level entitlements.
BlockApps was the first company incubated out of Consensys in 2015 and has created several industry innovations including the launch the best, easy-to-use, most powerful Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platform on the market called STRATO. Since launching STRATO on Microsoft Azure in 2015, BlockApps has become first blockchain company to partner with all major cloud platforms (Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform) and is a founding member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (the world’s largest open standard blockchain organization). Today, we continue to expand our partner network the enterprise-grade capabilities of STRATO.