ConsenSys, a blockchain software technology company founded by Joseph Lubin, also which is associated with Ethereum (ETH) blockchain has officially become a member of Hyperledger. Hyperledger is an umbrella project of open-source blockchain and related tools started in December 2015 by the Linux Foundation.
It is known that ConsenSys has also submitted its Pantheon Java-based Ethereum (ETH) client to Hyperledger as the project Hyperledger Besu. Hyperledger has already got 14 projects so far and this project ‘Besu’ is the 15th addition which is publicly blockchain compatible project.
Here is what American technologist Brian Behlendorf who is also executive director of Hyperledger said on project Hyperledger Besu:
“By submitting the code for Hyperledger Besu right out of the gate, ConsenSys is showing its support for our mission to build a broad coalition for advancing enterprise blockchain.”
Brian Behlendorf believes ConsenSys is promoting the blockchain environment effectively. He added:
“As a new premier member, ConsenSys is now an active part of the Hyperledger community and the open-source, open governance approach to blockchain. […] The more technologies and members we have working together, the stronger the foundation we can collectively build for blockchain-based solutions.”
Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum (ETH) and founder of consensus is also known to join the governing Board of Hyperledger which already consistS of 21 members.
Ethereum (ETH) and its firms are working to explore the crypto and the blockchain technologies further.