Alibaba Cloud, Citi, Deutsche Telekom Join Hyperledger Blockchain Project

  • Hyperledger, the open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry Blockchain technologies has announced new members to its project


  • Alibaba Cloud, Citi, Deutsche Telekom, and 12 more organizations were named as joining Hyperledger at the inaugural Hyperledger Global Forum in Basel, Switzerland


  • Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger commented, “The growing Hyperledger community reflects the increasing importance of open source efforts to build enterprise blockchain technologies across industries and markets. The latest members showcase the widening interest in and impact of DLT and Hyperledger”


  • “We are delighted to join Hyperledger. As one of the world’s top three IaaS providers, Alibaba Cloud strives to provide the best service possible with the highest regard for all customers. Alibaba Cloud’s Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) is dedicated to providing a worldwide beneficial and trusted infrastructure. While concentrating on the underlying technology, we would also like to invite more partners to join us and co-create a greater blockchain business world,” said YI Li, Head of Alibaba Cloud Application Service


  • “At Citi, we’re constantly evaluating how emerging technologies could solve real problems for our clients and create new growth opportunities in the wider business ecosystem. We believe blockchain has the potential to drive new forms of efficiency and develop new markets, and are pleased to join the Hyperledger project to advance our exploration,” commented Beth Devin, Head of Innovation Network & Emerging Technology at Citi Ventures


  • John Calian, SVP and Head of T-Labs, Deutsche Telekom stated, “Hyperledger Fabric offers business customers, like Deutsche Telekom and our related partners, a permissioned and open source development ecosystem that integrates production-ready identity management as well as refined confidentiality concepts for multi-stakeholder environments. That is exactly what enterprise customers require to transform their decentralized visions into reality and this is why we are happy to become part of the Hyperledger community.”

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