Microsoft Azure Includes Easy NXT Blockchain as a Service Offering

Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain-as-a-Service offering has added one more product, the Easy NXT. With Easy NXT, the platform now officially supports NXT Blockchain. The new product allows developers to easily deploy their own NXT nodes by following few simple steps.

Bitcoin, what started as a digital currency for peer to peer transfer of value has become bigger than anyone could have ever imagined. While Bitcoin continues to serve as a medium of value exchange, the underlying Blockchain technology is being used to meet endless needs. The open source nature of Bitcoin protocol has given rise to numerous cryptocurrencies and blockchain platforms. Each platform has its own strengths, weaknesses, and applications.

The increasing importance of blockchain technology across industries has got big corporations like Microsoft and IBM to offer specialized cloud services for the development and deployment of blockchain applications.  The Blockchain as a Service model offered by these companies not only makes it easier for the developers to create decentralized applications but also increases the trust factor associated with these platforms. Mainstream businesses are generally more receptive towards products and support offered by these big names than the ones offered by individuals or a group of developers.

NXT is one of

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