Blockchain group rolls out program to boost deployment, speed, efficiency of tech

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort to advance blockchain technologies, announced Nov. 5 that it has launched its Hyperledger Certified Service Provider program.

Members of the program have been pre-qualified and vetted to help other organizations successfully adopt blockchain technologies. The first companies involved in the program are Accenture, Ant Financial, Beijing PeerSafe Technology Co., Chainyard and IBM.

The HCSP program aims to ensure members master how to install, configure, operate, manage and troubleshoot networks built on blockchains. Accenture and the other certified service providers offer support, consulting, professional services and training.

To become a certified member, organizations must be a Hyperledger member, have three or more engineers who have passed the certified Hyperledger administrator exam and have a business model to support end users.

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