The Structure 50: The Top 50 Cloud Innovators


Founded 1998
Investors Public Company
Structure50 Topic Cloud Provider
Description Google’s cloud computing service is focused on apps, particularly productivity apps, that require large computational resources.
GigaOM’s Take Google’s App Engine cloud service hasn’t really taken off yet, but its application business has. Google now offers everything from collaboration tools to Google Earth Builder, which enables researchers to build apps from geospatial data. Plus, Google’s web architecture is the inspiration for the growing trend toward commodity-based, scale-out cloud platforms.