Hyperledger Adds New Members

Hyperledger Adds New Members

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative blockchain effort, has recently announced that 10 new organizations are joining the project.The update c

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Hyperledger, an open source collaborative blockchain effort, has recently announced that 10 new organizations are joining the project.

The update comes after the introduction of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0, which leverages container technology to host smart contracts called “chaincode”, comprising the application logic of the system, according to Hyperledger`s announcement.

Hyperledger is a multi-project that incorporates several business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies like Hyperledger Sawtooth, Hyperledger Iroha and Hyperledger Indy.

Commenting on the news, Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger, said:

“Welcoming this many new members from all over the world in various industries is great to see.”

“The added support comes at a perfect time, with the recent launch of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 and the goal of working together as a community to reach and promote production deployments of the technology this year. These new members will be advantageous in our efforts in building open blockchain software and pushing more Hyperledger projects to 1.0.”, as he explained further.

The latest General members are reportedly featuring ANNE, Beijing RZXT Technology Development, Capgemini Financial Services, New H3C Technologies, Revelry Labs, Smart Link Labs and TradeIX, as Hyperledger announced in their press release.

“Hyperledger supports an open community that values contributions and participation from various entities. As such, pre-approved non-profits, open source projects and government entities can join Hyperledger at no cost as Associate members. Several Associate members joined this month including the Accord Project, Tecnalia Research & Innovation and University of Luxembourg.”, added they.

The full list of Hyperledger members is available at the following link: https://www.hyperledger.org/about/members.

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