Hyperledger’s Blockchain Platform Adds Visa And SAP Growing Its Membership In September

During September, Hyperledger, an open-source effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, added eight new organizations, including Chainstack, SIMBA Chain, SIX Digital Exchange, SAP
and Visa.

The company announced the news at their annual Member Summit, September 9th.

“In a year that has looked like no other, Member Summit is an even more important grounding point for our community,” said Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger. “The pace of adoption for enterprise blockchain is accelerating, and our members are a driving force for critical new technologies and solutions. Our latest members will be important new voices as we set agendas and roadmaps that will keep us pushing this market forward in the year ahead.”

When asked what was on the horizon for Hyperledger in 2021, Behlendorf said he expects continued growth in digital identity, potentially with vaccination records and digital recordkeeping. Behlendorf said. “As a project, we have benefited from a broad greenhouse strategy testing new pilots and other active projects, working to develop new standards in multiple industries. Our membership continues to be solid and growing.”

Hyperledger also announced seven more companies, Creativehill, DeepDive Technology Group, NEC, SAP, SwissCom, Tech Mahindra and Tencent, have completed the training requirements to become Hyperledger Certified Service Providers (HCSPs). This brings the total number of HCSPs to 18.