IT Consultancy Wipro Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium

India-based IT services and consultancy firm Wipro has joined Hyperledger, the Linux Foundation-led consortium building blockchains for enterprises.

Sep 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 6:55 a.m. UTC

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:

"Wipro's open source services, expertise and solutions add value to our Hyperledger-based blockchain offerings. We look forward to investing in crowdsourced innovation and open collaboration as part of our efforts in the Hyperledger community."

, startups and organizations have now joined Hyperledger since it launched in 2015.

Wipro building image via Glassdoor

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