In line with an official web-blog post, Ontology [ONT] – The development software of corporate-oriented cryptocurrency has been listed to the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace.
The new supported software system, also called ‘ont_dev_Platform‘, is a set of tools for deploying smart contracts on Ontology’ blockchain. The DApp product includes a block explorer, a smart contract IDE [Integrated Development Environment], SmartX, and an Ontology testnet ecosystem.
As per the announcement, this addition makes the project “one of the primary public blockchains to own a development platform on the leading cloud supplier marketplaces.” This statement is relating to the very fact that Ontology is additionally ‘accessible‘ on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure as from Dec. last year.
Launched by OnChain — the Chinese firm ‘conjointly‘ behind the seventeenth largest cryptocurrency by market cap NEO [NEO] — Ontology is a public blockchain that aims to ease the utilization of the rising technology for corporations. The project’s technical white-paper explains the platform as follows:
“Ontology is a blockchain/distributed ledger network that mixes a distributed identity system, distributed data exchange, distributed data collaboration, and others. Along this builds the infrastructure for a P2P [peer-to-peer] trust network that is cross-chain, cross-system, cross-industry, cross-application, and cross-device.”
Following a surge in the worth this weekend, ‘ONT‘ in brief was ranked within the list of top 20 coins by market capitalization, before dropping to 21st place, at the reporting time.
As ‘reported‘ earlier by EtherDesk, South Korea’s largest renowned telecom company, KT Corp., plans to launch a BaaS [blockchain-as-a-service] platform by next month.
Even earlier in Nov., a news rumour broke that the Japanese arm of computer giant Microsoft has partnered with emergent ‘blockchain‘ startup LayerX to “accelerate” uptake of the technology via ‘Microsoft Azure’s‘ BaaS solutions.