Web3 infrastructure provider Ankr (ANKR), in partnership with tech giant Microsoft, launched a new application on the Azure Marketplace on February 21.
The application is a node hosting solution that integrates the technologies of both companies. Ankr’s application uses the Azure routing solution to route remote procedure calls (RPCs) to the most appropriate node, improving scalability and optimization.
Rashmi Misra, General Manager of AI and Emerging Technologies at Microsoft, commented on the partnership and said:
“Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
Many developers and organizations are exploring how Web3 can help solve real-world business challenges, and our partnership with Ankr will allow them to access blockchain data in a trusted, reliable manner. scalable and secure,”
Azure is Microsoft’s public cloud computing platform. Azure Marketplace provides a variety of services to support organizations, including analytics, storage, and networking. Azure uses a pay-as-you-go membership—subscribers get full access to the Azure marketplace and pay based on the applications they choose to use.
At the time of writing, the price of ANKR is up about 70% following the announcement. The token is currently trading at $0.051 after touching highs around $0.06.
According to Twitter account 0xScope, mA smart currency address “0xc0” purchased 2.4 million Token ANKR Yesterday (approximately $75,000), made about $45,000 in just 1 day. 0xc0 purchased 1.9 million tokens in October 2021 ANKR And sold at the highest price 1 month later, earning $108,000.
🚨$ANKR up 60%+ in 1 hour because #Microsoft Cooperation news.
A smart money 0xc0 bought 2.4M $ANKR Yesterday (approximately $75,000), made about $45,000 in just 1 day.
In October 2021, 0xc0 purchased 1.9M $ANKR And sold at the exact top 1 month later, making $108,000 on the trade.
— 0xScope ( . ) (@ScopeProtocol) February 21, 2023
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