On Tuesday, May 7, the IOST Foundation announced that its Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.
According to the official announcement, IOST’s BaaS platform allows developers to launch blockchain projects in as quickly as 5 minutes.
A newly announced BaaS by IOST, is available as Amazon Machine Image (AMI) and is build for developing IOST Dapps, including iServer and iWallet. It contains the iServer docker image (iostio/iost-node). IServer is automatically launched via docker, and it creates a local IOST blockchain for testing.
“Developers can easily deploy a blockchain infrastructure with dev tools to develop Dapps, projects and test out IOST’s high-speed infrastructure with just one click. Offered through AWS Marketplace and available to millions of developers globally, we expect this platform to significantly accelerate Dapp development and network growth for the IOST ecosystem,” IOST team said in a statement.
The announcement continues: “With AWS being the global leader in providing cloud services, we are excited to launch on AWS Marketplace to make blockchain development more accessible for developers across the world. With our platform, developers can start developing smart contracts immediately, without the need to configure and manage local environments.”
IOST token is currently ranked 48th among the top 100 cryptocurrencies on Coinmarketcap platform with a total marketcap of $145,332,074. At the time of writing, IOST token is trading at $0.012097 and is up by more than 12% in the last 24 hours.