India-based IT services and consultancy firm Wipro has become the latest member of Hyperledger, the Linux Foundation-backed consortium building blockchains for enterprises.
Hyperledger aims to drive the development of open-source, modular blockchain solutions across a number of industries, including finance, banking, the Internet of Things, supply chain and more.
Brian Behlendorf, executive director of Hyperledger, said that Wipro brings "industry-acknowledged blockchain advisory and consulting capabilities" to the group. He also cited the firm's industry solutions and partner ecosystem as reasons for its addition as a member.
Krishnakumar N. Menon, vice president of service transformation at Wipro, said:
, startups and organizations have now joined Hyperledger since it launched in 2015.
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