Walmart Joins Hyperledger

Walmart is the eighth major company to join Hyperledger.

Hyperledger has 200 members in total, but Walmart makes number eight when it comes to the major conglomerates.

The new members were announced on March 3 at the Hyperledger Global Forum 2020, and according to CoinTelegraph Sanjay Radhakrishnan, the vice president of Walmart Global Tech, expressed excitement in joining the platform, stating:

“We've seen strong results through our various deployments of blockchain, and believe staying involved in open source communities will further transform the future of our business."

Hyperledger was launched in 2016 and the platform aims to “advance cross-industry blockchain technologies."

Hyperledger has received major contributions from IBM and Intel.

The forum saw eight new Hyperledger members, and six new Hyperledger Certified Service Providers. Brian Behlendor, the executive director of Hyperledger, stated:

“Adding this great mix of new members and HCSPs is a great opening act for Hyperledger Global Forum."

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