Microsoft's Azure Blockchain as a Service just partnered with AlphaPoint


Microsoft predicts interesting days in the distributed ledger ecosystem and is looking for new partners and new open technologies.

Since Microsoft announced Azure Blockchain as a Service with the first offering of the Ethereum Platform with с, it has got great response from customers and partners.

Marley Gray, director and strategist from the Microsoft Center of Excellence for Financial Services, explains: “Ethereum Blockchain as a Service provided by Microsoft Azure and ConsenSys allows for financial services customers and partners to play, learn, and fail fast at a low cost in a ready-made dev/test/production environment.”

“It will allow them to create private, public and consortium based Blockchain environments using industry leading frameworks very quickly, distributing their Blockchain products with Azure’s World Wide distributed (private) platform. That makes Azure a great Dev/Test/Production Environment for Blockchain applications,” he added.

Blockchain platform in Azure is extremely profitable for customers who are experimenting with different Blockchain. It allows trying different implementations, conducting performance tests and building prototypes of Blockchain technology much faster.

Microsoft announced in its blog post that Azure Blockchain as a Service has just partnered with AlphaPoint and IOTA .

AlphaPoint develops blockchain-based solutions for digital assets storage, tracking and trade with its team having more than 50 years of combined experience in FinTech architecting high-performance financial systems for some of the world’s largest financial institutions. Azure Marketplace will leverage the company’s platform to test and build blockchain applications using a .NET stack.

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