Amazon serves up a simplified Ethereum blockchain platform on its cloud

AWS partners with Consen Sys to drive seamless adoption of blockchain among enterprises

While Amazon has not yet made any movements that hint toward an Amazon-only blockchain solution, the massive presence of the company within sectors that are now being heavily disrupted by the blockchain - such as supply chain - make it highly likely that the tech juggernaut will adopt blockchain technology wholesale in the future. Because of this, the promise of blockchain technology for many is still out of reach due to the lack of readily available solutions in the market.

Amitabh Jacob, Head of India Channels and Alliances at Amazon Internet Services Private Limited (AISPL) said that the diverse nature of the APN Excellence Awards winners reflected the opportunity provided for partners who were focused on helping customers remove the friction of managing IT infrastructure and set the platform for innovation. "We believe Kaleido will become a de-facto standard and a global blockchain platform for business, providing an underlying foundation that until today was missing from the enterprise toolkit".

"Kaleido provides a full solution for those ready for something more than do-it-yourself scripts or templates, streamlining the process of standing up secure, private blockchain networks without sacrificing the ability to customize the environment".

The new blockchain service was announced at the recent Consensus 2018 Conference in NY and will see the two organizations work together to assist companies in capturing the potential of blockchain technology.

The move will let companies uninitiated in the cryptoverse quickly embrace the space's keystone tech, blockchain, with as little friction as possible. It also plans to continue supporting major enterprise-grade blockchain platforms like Hyperledger's Sawtooth and R3's Corda platforms.

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The founder of the Ethereum blockchain platform, which is what Kaleido and AWS will be using, said this is the biggest move yet by the tech giant to get into blockchain. AWS said that these connections will help enterprises to reduce the costs of real-world projects. "They're putting it in the marketplace will accelerate what their customers are going to do with it".

Kaleido is a blockchain business cloud, and enterprise is in its DNA. He said it can also help connecting enterprises' private blockchains to the ethereum network.

This state relay system allows users to configure a time interval and, based on the time interval, Kaleido will aggregate together hashes and write those up to the mainnet on the public blockchain.

Why do we need a platform like Kaliedo?

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