August 2, 2016
UK Government Awards First G-Cloud Blockchain PaaS Agreement
The U.K. government has awarded the first G-Cloud blockchain platform-as-a-service (PaaS) agreement to Credits for the supply of secure Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) to its public sector.
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) made the award for U.K. public sector organizations. It will enable central and local government and the devolved administrations, health, education, and emergency services, to use Credits’ PaaS.
The platform will supply them with distributed ledger technology (DLT) software and cloud-based services. Secure and scalable blockchains power enterprise and public sector applications would be built by these services. It will enable the building and deployment of secure, enterprise-grade and interoperable DLT services.