Microsoft has been involved in Bitcoin and other digital currencies for quite some time now, although the company has kept relatively quiet on its efforts so far. That situation has come to change, as there are plans to roll out an Ethereum Toolkit for Business Users. This gives enterprise users the option to build applications and services on top of the Ethereum protocol.
Azure Service Gets Ethereum Sandbox Initiative
The Ethereum collective – called ConsenSys – will give Microsoft Business Users direct access to the Ethereum Blockchain. However, the functionality integrated into Azure Services will use the Ethereum Blockchain “as-a-service”, creating a sandbox environment for aspiring developers.