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Cloud Giant Microsoft Azure Embraces Commercial Blockchain


Cloud Giant Microsoft Azure Embraces Commercial Blockchain

$229 billion cloud market is adopting blockchain, as Microsoft Azure officially integrates Lition blockchain

Lition, a commercial blockchain, announced on Feb. 18 that Microsoft has officially brought Lition blockchain solution to its Azure cloud marketplace.

This makes Lition one of the few public/private blockchains currently supported by a major cloud provider like Microsoft. Microsoft also became the first to bring blockchain to the cloud and continues to remain at the cutting edge of blockchain adoption.

Enterprises worldwide to benefit from blockchain adoption

Integrating Lition blockchain into Azure allows Microsoft Azure’s worldwide enterprise clients to develop, test and deploy Lition side chains and applications with a click of a button on its platform, according to the announcement. Dr. Richard Lohwasser, Lition’s CEO added that:

“Lition is committed to providing an accessible onramp to blockchain for all organizations. We believe that making integration as seamless as possible is vital to bridging the gap to adoption. Azure will be a tremendous asset for our customers..”

Azure cloud dominating the public cloud market

According to the announcement, Azure is the driving force behind Microsoft’s cloud business. The platform currently has the second-largest share of the $229 billion public cloud market, primarily catering to large enterprise clients. Azure’s clients include over 95% of Fortune 500 companies, including Walmart, Coca-Cola, Boeing and Samsung.

Cointelegraph has tried to reach out to Lition’s online marketing manager Benni Woerpel for comment but had not received a response as of press time.

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