Filament Looks to Advance Enterprise Blockchain Standards, Joins Ethereum Enterprise Alliance
Filament has confirmed its membership to the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the biggest open-source blockchain association in the world. The company, which provides enterprise-grade blockchain solutions for the Internet of Things, will now use Ethereum’s protocol to advance the deployment of their solutions.
Allison Clift-Jennings, the CEO of Filament, said that their solutions support both the Ethereum protocol and the Linux-based Hyperledger Fabric framework. This allows them to be compatible with several blockchain platforms. He noted that the EEA is transforming Ethereum into a technology to promote the adoption of blockchain tech, a cause that Filament is determined to support.
Blocklet, Filament’s flagship solution, provides the necessary tools and infrastructure to enable businesses to use blockchain technology to process data from IoT devices and other smart appliances. So far, Blocklet has been adopted by companies in the automotive, communications and other industries.
Besides, Filament is a member of Hyperledger, an open-source platform supported by the Linux Foundation. Its objective is to promote the development of cross-blockchain solutions.
EEA is a non-profit association that supports projects based on the Ethereum blockchain protocol. It has over 500 member conies spread across various sectors, such as healthcare, financial services, education and so forth. As of now, the alliance is focused on making Ethereum an enterprise-grade solution by supporting research aimed at improving scalability and security on the Ethereum network.
In the future, EEA plans to develop an open industry standard to enable the partnership with its clientele. This framework will facilitate the mass adoption of the Ethereum blockchain protocol.
As mentioned earlier, Filament deals with the development of blockchain solutions to work with IoT devices. The company's products allow connected devices to interact securely with each other. The company has its head offices in Reno Nevada. Other offices are located in Saint Paul, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado.