Tencent Cloud’s Web3 strategy
Tencent Cloud (Singapore), the cloud business of Chinese tech giant Tencent, announced on the 22nd that it has partnered with several blockchain-related companies, including L1 blockchain company Avalanche (AVAX) and Sui.
At the Web3 Global Summit “Tencent Cloud Web3 Build Day” held in Singapore on the 22nd, Tencent Cloud announced plans to promote the development of the Web3 ecosystem and support the development of developers and startups.
Tencent Cloud points out that “more and more companies around the world are actively trying to adapt and scale to Web3”, and to meet the needs of global enterprises through infrastructure and cloud technology, Web3 It shows a policy of cooperating with ecosystem partners.
Poshu Yeung, senior vice president of Tencent Cloud, said:
Facing a transparent digital future, we are ready to provide strong technical support for Web3 through our accumulated experience in the fields of games, audio and video. Tencent Cloud will work with industry partners to provide a more immersive experience and explore the Web3 ecosystem.
Tencent Cloud’s blockchain partners are Avalanche, Scroll (a L2 extension protocol using zero-knowledge proofs), and Sui. Each will provide infrastructure tools to streamline node operations for developers and enterprises.
Web3 developers designated in each blockchain community can receive Tencent Cloud cloud credits, utilize Tencent ecosystem resources, and get priority opportunities for joint development.
connection:Microsoft partners with blockchain infrastructure company Ankr
Partnership with Sui and Ankr
In particular, Sui will contribute to improving the on-chain gaming experience by providing developers with cloud game development tools and professional support. Mysten Labs, which develops Sui, announced on the 10th that they would collaborate in three fields: GameFi (game x finance), payment (settlement), and cloud service.
Tencent Cloud also signed a cooperation memorandum with Web3 infrastructure provider Ankr (ANKR). Relay information between nodes that store blockchain data (jointly develop blockchain API services such as RPC.
Ankr just announced a partnership with US IT giant Microsoft on the 22nd. Microsoft’s “Azure Marketplace” will provide node services for companies and organizations.
What is a node
A computer device that participates in a blockchain network. There are multiple types of nodes on the blockchain, such as mining-oriented nodes that approve transactions, and nodes that mainly function as wallets. This includes not only personal computers but also devices such as smartphones.
Tencent Cloud also launched the “Tencent Cloud Metaverse-in-a-Box” for both traditional enterprises and Web3 projects in the global market. It encompasses various infrastructures, products, software development kits and codebooks used in games, media and entertainment.
In recent years, traditional cloud infrastructure providers have been making serious inroads into the Web3 industry. On February 12, Amazon’s cloud service AWS announced a partnership with Avalanche developer Ava Labs. Node operation and dApps deployment have started to support Avalanche’s infrastructure and ecosystem.
connection:Support for Amazon AWS and Avalanche (AVAX)