- Technology giant Microsoft and cross-chain protocol Axela have partnered to advance blockchain technology.
- Axelar has joined Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace.
- Partners leverage Azure cloud technologies to enhance the user experience across Web3.
Microsoft and cross-chain protocol Axelar have announced an enterprise partnership in which the two companies will work together on interoperability and Web3 integration between Web2 systems.
The technology giant and crypto platform will work to develop blockchain implementations that support all types of users, from global enterprises to Web3 startups.
Axelar Joins Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace
and announcement Axela said on July 11 that the partnership will also explore ways to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) within the public blockchain ecosystem. The partnership will bring the blockchain company to Microsoft’s Azure marketplace.
Axelar and Microsoft are pleased to announce a partnership to improve the integration of Web3 with traditional Internet systems. The partnership will explore how public blockchains can help ensure trust and accelerate the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in mainstream use cases. pic.twitter.com/XfKat1PIT0
— Accelerator Network (@axelarcore) July 11, 2023
As a result of this partnership, Microsoft customers will be able to access Axelar’s blockchain solutions using the Azure Marketplace. Thousands of Microsoft’s cloud computing partners use the Azure Marketplace for software discovery and integration.
Microsoft and Axelar are also eyeing hybrid blockchain efforts aimed at connecting private and public blockchains. The plan is to leverage Azure OpenAI services to bring new experiences to Web3 users.
Daniel Ang, business development director at Microsoft Web3 & AI, said the partnership will further drive the adoption of blockchain technology. He said:
“We are happy to work with Axelar to accelerate blockchain integration and provide valuable solutions for our customers. Leveraging our strength and expertise enables organizations to adopt blockchain technology and transform their operations.”