Build blockchain applications with confidence leveraging simplified deployment and operations, built-in consortium management, and an open and extensible design with Microsoft Azure Blockchain Service—a fully-managed ledger service. Let Microsoft manage the infrastructure, governance, and scaling for you. Deploy your ledger and benefit from insights into node health, lifecycle management and Azure service integrations. Add and remove member nodes with a few clicks and rest easy knowing that you can reconfigure anytime. Optimize a network for cross-organizational transactions with permissions management and automated policy enforcement. Scale your consortium on a trusted, open cloud platform that empowers you to integrate with various input and output sources.