Hyperledger Project Announces Airbus as a Premier Member

Global leader in aeronautics supports mission to create blockchain open standard for new generation of transactional applications

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (August 16, 2016)Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced today that Airbus has joined as a Premier member of the project. As a Premier member, Airbus will actively contribute to the development of the project’s mission to create an enterprise grade, open source distributed ledger technology.

“It’s very gratifying to see leading organizations like Airbus join the project, as it shows the immense interest in blockchain technology and that it has the potential to make an impact beyond just the typical financial and healthcare applications,” said Hyperledger Executive Director, Brian Behlendorf. “A key factor to the project’s success will be member expertise and guidance, and as such, I look forward to collaborating with the bright team at Airbus to drive this technology forward.”

Hyperledger Project aims to create common distributed ledger technology that enables organizations to build and run robust, industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions. By creating a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers, any digital exchange with value can securely and cost-effectively be tracked and traded.

To see a full list of Hyperledger Project’s member companies, visit: https://www.hyperledger.org/about/members

If you’re interested in joining Hyperledger Project as a member company, please visit: https://www.hyperledger.org/join
About Hyperledger Project

The Hyperledger project is an open source collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by addressing important features for a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers. It is a global collaboration including leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and Technology. The Linux Foundation hosts Hyperledger Project as a Collaborative Project under the foundation. To learn more, visit: https://www.hyperledger.org/.
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