Microsoft Azure Welcomes new partners OKcash, VCash, Blocknet, BitSwift and five others to the Blockchain As A Service (BaaS) ecosystem, all of which can be tested out in the Azure DevTest labs now.
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New Kids on the Block
Microsoft Azure is an open, flexible and scalable platform supporting an increasing number of distributed ledger technologies. Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) is a rapid, low cost, low risk sub-platform of the Azure environment. With Azure, projects and organizations can collaborate by experimenting with new business processes backed by the cloud. The Azure platform in the past has partnered with such names as Ethereum, Emercoin, LISK, Slock.It, Syscoin, Augur, Factom, Radium and Monero.
The following is a brief overview of all of the new, recently added inductees:
OKcash [OK] – As with many cryptocurrencies, OKcash has faced its fair share of challenges. Developers have remained dedicated to improving the project, though, working to address issues raised by users. Some users were frustrated that developers opted to shelf anonymity features in transactions for the time being, but according to developers, those features are still not out