Global financial services consulting and technology services provider Synechron announced in a press release it sent to CoinReport that it will join the Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council to drive digital transformation in applications that use blockchain technology on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
The council comprises an exclusive group of Microsoft partners who will collaborate to develop, set up, and administer blockchain applications on Azure. Associated firms will service blockchain requests for proposals (RFPs), proclaim shared proof of concepts and push new blockchain capabilities. They will have direct access to the blockchain engineering team of Microsoft and shape the future blockchain offerings of Microsoft.
Council members have been picked out based on the blockchain projects they have already created, their geographic scope and their capacity to disrupt the market. Synechron’s selection was made because of its track record in creating blockchain applications on Hyperledger, Ethereum, Corda and Quorum platforms.
Synechron’s 8,000-person international team of front-end UX and CX design specialists, blockchain developers and specialized financial services consultants enables production-ready blockchain applications to be created anywhere in the world.
Diana Kearns-Manolatos, senior director, marketing, Synechron, stated in the release we received, “We are delighted to have been chosen by Microsoft to be a founding member of the Blockchain Partner Council. By bringing together the most influential blockchain innovators in the market today, this council will take the transformative power of blockchain to a new, global platform. Developing innovative, real-world solutions using technology drives everything we do, and we look forward to sharing our expertise with Microsoft as we help build groundbreaking blockchain applications on the Azure cloud.”
Ausaf Ahmad, partner development manager, One Commercial Partner at Microsoft, commented on the occasion, ”We are pleased Synechron has joined the Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council, bringing unique expertise and innovative technology to Microsoft Azure Blockchain customers in the financial services industry.
“Each council member has dedicated blockchain practice, and commitments to build and launch projects in production in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The council will drive our open, multi-platform, partner ecosystem led strategy of empowering businesses to build with blockchain and create new business value.”
Synechron logo – Via a BusinessWire press release