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Google Cloud Joins Amazon, IBM in Serving Blockchain Clients

  • Banks to use Google data centers for tests of new technology
  • Royal Bank of Scotland tries out a clearing and settlement app

Google’s cloud services will be used to test blockchain technologies for banks, an area where IBM, Microsoft and Amazon have been courting clients for the past year.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group has employed Google servers in a trial of a new blockchain application for clearing and settlement, the consulting firm GFT said Friday in a statement. The company’s cloud services will also be used by other bank clients of the firm, Stuttgart, Germany-based GFT said.