Topic: blockchain

Report: Blockchain to become an enterprise-wide priority in 2020

Enterprises are becoming more heavily focused on blockchain for their strategic initiatives. A recent report found 75% of executive respondents are looking how they can use blockchain to their advantage. Only 1% reported blockchain was not relevant to them.  The report, ‘Ignore blockchain at your peril, but don’t drive blindly,’ was released by Wipro Limited … continue reading

Industrial Internet Consortium joins forces with the Trusted IoT Alliance

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announced that it is partnering with the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) to drive industry collaboration and research for trusted IoT systems such as blockchain and related distributed ledger technologies (DLT).   “This consolidation will strengthen the ability of the IIC to provide guidance and advance best practices on the uses of … continue reading

MongoDB Atlas

ITOps Times news digest: MongoDB Atlas on Azure Marketplace, Amazon CloudWatch introduces container monitoring, and Digital Bazaar’s blockchain collaboration

MongoDB Atlas is now available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace. MongoDB Atlas is a fully managed global cloud database service, with integrations with Azure services like PowerBI, Azure Databricks, and Sitecore on Azure. Its addition to the Azure Marketplace will make it easier for Azure customers to purchase and use it, the company explained. The cost … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Syncsort Invent, Kublr’s VMware integration, and ACM Software System Award

Syncsort has launched a new initiative that will help enterprises shift to Next Wave infrastructures such as cloud and blockchain. Syncsort Invent will have five focuses: hybrid cloud, streaming, AI, blockchain, and data governance. It will initially focus on the intersection of legacy data systems with cloud and blockchain. Its hybrid cloud initiative will focus … continue reading

Microsoft previews Identity Overlay Network to further decentralized identity systems

In an effort to strike a balance between the security and self-ownership of blockchains and the massive scale needed to create Decentralized Identifier (DID) systems, Microsoft announced a preview of ION (Identity Overlay Network). ION is a public, permission-less, open network that anyone can use to create DIDs and manage their Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) … continue reading

New alliance aims to advance blockchain frameworks with distributed ledger technologies

While it is still early days for enterprise adoption of blockchain technologies, a new alliance believes it has found a better, alternative approach. The Scalable Protocol Alliance (SPA) was announced this month with a mission to build next-generation distributed ledger technologies (DLT) for business intelligence and real-world solutions. The alliance is made up of blockchain … continue reading

Beyond blockchain: Building trustless networks

One would be hard-pressed nowadays to enter a conversation about decentralized networking without the term ‘blockchain’ becoming the focal point of the discussion. The promise that blockchain technology will disrupt a plethora of industries has captivated individuals and businesses globally. Whilst I certainly believe that the emerging technology will play a huge role in shaping … continue reading

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