With Azure Blockchain Service, Microsoft offers a managed service for developing blockchain networks. It is integrated with Azure Active Directory.
Microsoft accelerates on Blockchain as-a-Service with the launch of Azure Blockchain Service.
It is a fully managed blockchain service that simplifies the creation, management and governance of consortium blockchain networks so that businesses can focus on workflow logic and application development. ” Explain Mark Russinovich, Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft Azure.
” With just a few clicks, users can build and deploy an authorized blockchain network and manage consortium rules using an intuitive interface on the Azure portal. Built-in governance allows developers to add new members, set permissions, monitor network health and activity, and run private interactions governed through integrations with Azure Active Directory. »He explains.
For the launch, the first ledger (register) is Quorum, the blockchain initiated by JP Morgan and joined by nearly 75 banks to ensure international transaction compliance.
Quorum is a natural choice, because it is based on the famous Ethereum protocol, which brings together the largest community of blockchain developers in the world. It integrates with a wide range of open source tools while supporting confidential transactions, which our business customers need. Insists Mark Russinovich.