Amazon Web Services partners with Avalabs

CoindeskJanuary 11, 2023

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Ava Labs, the company behind layer-1 blockchain Avalanche, to help scale blockchain adoption across various sectors, including enterprise, institution and government. The partnership aims to make it easier for individuals to launch and manage nodes on Avalanche while also aiming to give the network more strength and flexibility for developers. AWS will support Avalanche’s infrastructure and decentralized application (dApp) ecosystem, alongside one-click node deployments, through its marketplace. Ava Labs will also be joining AWS Activate, a program that helps start-ups and early-stage entrepreneurs get started on its platform.

Ava Labs plans to add its Subnet deployment as a managed service to the AWS marketplace, so both individuals and institutions can launch their own custom Subnets easily. Subnets are a part of Avalanche’s scaling solution that divert traffic away from the main blockchain and allow projects to stake its native token, AVAX, while creating their own layer-1 or layer-2 blockchains.

Ava Labs has also become a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN), giving the firm access to deploy offerings on AWS with more than 100,000 partners in over 150 countries. 

“This is the beginning of something much, much bigger,” according to Avalabs, adding that the Subnets will allow developers “to spin up their own blockchain, a full blockchain, in Amazon very easily.” Ava Labs plans to deploy at least 100 Subnets in the next six to twelve months, with the first five to six Subnets already in development.