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Despite AWS's previous involvement within the blockchain technology space, their partnership with Consensys is a big deal.
The development gives customers advantage to build their firms on blockchain technology.More news: Android Malware apps are returning on Play Store under a different name
"They can focus on their scenario and they don't have to become PhDs is cryptography, we give them a simple platform to build their company on blockchain", said Steve Cerveny one of the founders of Kaleido.
Kaleido is an all-in-one enterprise SaaS platform that radically simplifies the creation and operation of private blockchain networks.
"Kaleido is making blockchain more accessible and easier to use for our customers and even faster to securely connect their blockchain solutions to the rest of AWS's fleet of services".
John Hurley, Ryanair's CTO, said: "Machine learning is hugely important to our growth, and we're pursuing a variety of AWS machine learning services, including Amazon SageMaker, to enhance customer UI experience and personalise the MyRyanair portal for every unique traveller".
"They've been looking for partners to help get blockchain into their customers hands", Cerveny said, adding that "They're putting it in the marketplace will accelerate what their customers are going to do with it".More news: 'No flats policy': Kristen Stewart ditches heels on Cannes Red Carpet
In other words, Kaleido has been developed in order to lower the barrier for entry to blockchain that has so far prevented a lot of organizations from experimenting with the technology.
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.
Lubin pointed that companies are deploying blockchain massively due to its impacts on their services. Kaleido is also compatible with many of Amazon's existing web services, including Amazon Athena, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud and others.More news: Karna poll sets record; 72.13 per cent exercise franchise