Hyperledger Gets Alibaba Cloud, Citi, Deutsche Telekom, we.trade, and 12 More New Members

At the Hyperledger Global Forum, Basel, Switzerland, the company has announced the addition of 16 new members in an effort to expand their goal of making a collaborative open source effort that would better cross-industry blockchain technologies.
The new member-firms include big names like Deutsche Telekom’s central research unit, T-Labs, Alibaba Cloud, Citi, and We.trade. According to the company now there are more than 260 members supporting the leading open source blockchain project.
We are starting Global Forum off with a bang with this impressive line-up of new members, the growing Hyperledger community reflects the increasing importance of open source efforts to build enterprise blockchain technologies across industries and markets. The latest members showcase the widening interest in and impact of DLT and Hyperledger.” commented Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger.
Source: Hyperledger 
YI Li, Head of Alibaba Cloud Application Service says “We are delighted to join Hyperledger, as one of the world’s top three IaaS providers, Alibaba Cloud strives to provide the best service possible with the highest regard for all customers. Alibaba Cloud‘s Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) is dedicated to providing a worldwide beneficial and trusted infrastructure. While concentrating on the underlying technology, we would also like to invite more partners to join us and co-create a greater blockchain business world.”
You can read the official announcement here.