Staying Alive: Why the World of Enterprise Blockchain Has Turned to Collaborations

Enterprise blockchain isn’t dead, but survival has meant more collaboration and some smart pivots.   That was the prevailing sentiment in the enterprise-focused corners of this week’s Consensus: Distributed conference.  Back in 2015, a large amount of hype was generated as whole industries, starting with finance,  began espousing the technology behind bitcoin, which would transform business […]

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Digital Asset Scores Partnership With Cloud Computing Giant VMware

Enterprise-focused distributed ledger tech startup Digital Asset (DA) has landed another high-profile partner. Announced Thursday, software virtualization giant VMware is integrating DA’s smart contract language into its own blockchain platform. Further, VMware, a publicly traded company majority-owned by Dell Computer with more than 24,000 employees, will distribute the Digital Asset Modeling Language (DAML) with its VMware […]

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Digital Asset Is Writing Code to Help ISDA Standardize Derivatives Data

Enterprise blockchain company Digital Asset is working with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) to develop software meant to ease adoption of the trade group’s potentially cost-slashing data standards. Announced Tuesday night in New York, the reference code library is intended to help developers implement ISDA’s Common Domain Model (CDM) in solutions for trading […]

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Blockchain Financial Plumbing Is Still Years Away, Says LSE Spinoff Exactpro

The Takeaway: Several major blockchain projects aim to streamline post-trade processing for securities. The new systems are still prototypes and need rigorous testing before safely connecting to live infrastructure. A former unit of the London Stock Exchange, QA specialist Exactpro, estimates that DLT post-trade systems may still be two years away from such testing. The upshot […]

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