Microsoft has announced the latest update to its forthcoming blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) offering for its cloud-based Azure platform.
With more than $32m in venture capital raised, BitPay is the best-funded startup to join the Azure blockchain offering, with the majority of those involved being smaller, early-stage blockchain startups and decentralized projects.
BitPay told CoinDesk that Bitcore, its open-source bitcoin full node and development service, will be the offering that is added to the platform.
Gray further indicated that more names are likely to be added to the Azure platform over "the next several weeks" as it prepares for formal launch.
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