Wipro, India-based IT services and consultancy firm, joined Hyperledger, the Linux Foundation-backed consortium building blockchains for enterprises.
Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort, that aims to develop blockchain solutions across a number of industries, including finance, banking, the Internet of Things, supply chain manufacturing and technology.
Brian Behlendorf, executive director of Hyperledger, state: “We are excited to welcome Wipro to the Hyperledger community. Wipro brings industry-acknowledged blockchain advisory and consulting capabilities, coupled with industry solutions for specific use cases and a strong partner ecosystem to help client businesses innovate on blockchain. We look forward to Wipro’s active contribution in the Hyperledger community to share insights on blockchain use cases, technology frameworks, tools & standards, and thought leadership.”
In addition, Krishnakumar N Menon, Vice President, Service Transformation, Wipro Limited said: “We are excited about joining Hyperledger and look forward to working closely with the Hyperledger community to catalyze blockchain adoption for global enterprises. Our customers are increasingly looking at Hyperledger to build enterprise-grade blockchain solutions for specific industry use-cases. Additionally, 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.”