Blockchain forum Hyperledger announced it had added almost sixteen members to its project, including Alibaba Cloud, Citi, and Deutsche Telekom.
Hyperledger is a multi-project open source collaborative effort backed by The Linux Foundation and founded to advance cross-industry blockchain tech.
The project allows firms to build a wide range of industry-focused applications, decentralized services, and hardware products.
The Executive Director of Hyperledger, Brian Behlendorf, said the growing Hyperledger community “reflects the increasing importance of open source efforts to build enterprise blockchain technologies across industries and markets.”
The full list of the Hyperledger members consist of: Alibaba Cloud, BlockDao (Hangzhou) Information Technology, Citi, Deutsche Telekom, Guangzhishu (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd, Guangzhou Technology Innovation Space Information Technology Co., Ltd, KEB Hana Bank, HealthVerity, MediConCen, Techrock (formerly Walimai), we.trade and Xooa.
Earlier, the Hyperledger technical steering committee approved the Ursa project, a blockchain based modular cryptographic library for developers. The company said the new DLT library would enable developers to modify their projects using a simple configuration file.
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