Blockchain Platform Kaleido Now Available On Microsoft Azure’s Marketplace

Announcements, Blockchain, News | March 18, 2019 By:

Blockchain platform Kaleido has annoounced that its Blockchain Business Cloud is now available on Microsoft Azure’s Marketplace.

Launched in 2018 by ConsenSys in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kaleido is an ethereum-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that radically simplifies deployment and operation of secure private chains. It allows organizations to choose between the Quorum and Geth protocol packages, and different consensus algorithms such as RAFT, IBFT and POA. Since its launch, Kaleido has helped organizations create over 1,000 blockchain networks with its Blockchain Business Cloud.

The new support for Azure, together with AWS, will reportedly enable Kaleido to offer an industry first: a seamless blockchain solution spanning multiple cloud providers and geographic regions. Global enterprises on AWS and Azure, which according to industry analysts comprise over 80 percent of the public cloud sector, will now be able to collaborate to build diverse business networks on a single, cross cloud solution operating on the Kaleido platform.

“The world’s transactional systems are being reinvented on blockchain and need an enterprise platform that also is broadly distributed,” said Steve Cerveny, Kaleido Founder and CEO. “We’ve built our platform across the leading public clouds including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services to give our clients the ability to create global, cross-cloud networks. Our customers’ digital ecosystems can now grow and scale wherever and however the participants require.”

The Kaleido Marketplace of plug-and-play services, integrations and partner software such as HD wallets for privacy and ID registries for organizational identity, as well as industry products such as Chainlink for smart contract oracles, Viant for supply chain management, OpenLaw and for real-time legal contracts, are all now available on Microsoft Azure.

“Microsoft continues to work deeply with the ethereum community to advance applications of enterprise blockchain,” said Yorke Rhodes, principal program manager, Blockchain Engineering at Microsoft. “We’re happy to welcome Kaleido to our rich blockchain partner ecosystem, so enterprises can realize the business value of blockchain faster.”