Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) China division is moving into blockchain through its partnership with Singapore-based Qtum.
Qtum is “now an AWS technology partner and one of the partner network members,” Simon Wang, head of territory business development at AWS China, told CoinDesk, confirming Qtum’s press release.
The Qtum public blockchain platform has been available through AWS since July but this partnership lays the groundwork for a new working relationship for the two platforms.
The partnership will allow AWS users to develop and launch smart contracts “quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively” using an Amazon Machine Image (AMI), according to Qtum’s press release.
Qtum, which raised $1 million in funding, launched its public blockchain a year ago. Read more here.