Microsoft and Ethereum are the newest members of the Hyperledger Greenhouse
Ethereum and tech giant, Microsoft are the newest members of the Hyperledger greenhouse, hosted by the Linux Foundation. The Linux Foundation hosted, Hyperledger, a multi-venture, multi-stakeholder effort.
Many prominent companies are developing enterprise-grade solutions based on the tools built on Hyperledger.Hyperledger Aries was launched recently and has a total of 13 projects in the Hyperledger greenhouse. It is a collaboration between enterprises and the open-source community facilitated by the Linux Foundation.
Hyperledger greenhouse connects developers, nonprofit organizations, academia and all other stakeholders interested in developing and implementing enterprise-grade blockchain technology solutions.
Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director at Hyperledger discussed his thoughts on the partnership. He said,
“Our new members illustrate the breadth of organizations that see the value of contributing to the Hyperledger community.The mix of blue chip technology companies, international organisations, logistics and manufacturing players and academia that have joined us from point around the world show the widespread interest and investment in open source enterprise blockchain technologies. This broad-based involvement is what drives our expanding portfolio of open source projects, which are fully conceived, developed and advanced by the ever-growing Hyperledger community.”
Hyperledger has about 270 members as of now, including its latest members, Microsoft, Ethereum and Salesforce. These companies already have a history of blockchain adoption, with several DLT-based projects across various business processes.
Marley Gray, Microsoft’s principal blockchain engineering architect, commented on the company’s latest collaboration. He said,
“Our journey in the blockchain ecosystem has brought us a long way, and now is the time for us to join the Hyperledger community. We are proud of our contributions to such a diverse blockchain ecosystem, from our Azure service offerings and developer toolkits to our leadership in driving open specifications.”