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↳ Ethereum for Enterprise
Guides, articles, and tools for delivering both public and private Ethereum blockchains for enterprise.
↳ Why Enterprise Ethereum?
Why should businesses care about Enterprise Ethereum?
New business models and value creation opportunities
Reduced cost of trust and coordination between business parties
Improved business network accountability and operational efficiency
Competitively future-proof your business
Compatibility with public mainnet or permissioned, private networks
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Some collaborative efforts to make Ethereum enterprise friendly have been put together by different organizations:
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is a member-driven standards organization whose charter is to develop open, blockchain specifications that drive harmonization and interoperability for businesses and consumers worldwide. Our global community of members is made up of leaders, adopters, innovators, developers, and businesses who collaborate to create an open, decentralized web for the benefit of everyone.
Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration, hosted by The Linux Foundation, including leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and Technology. The foundation has some projects in it that work with the Ethereum stack:
↳ Enterprise Focused Services
The following projects provide blockchain services for enterprises grade systems:
Blockapps implementation of the Enterprise Ethereum protocol, tooling and APIs that form the STRATO platform
Clearmatics protocols and peer-to-peer platform architecture, blockchain R&D company
PegaSys Plus offers the same features and functionalities as HF Besu, plus additional enterprise focused benefits
Quorum open source blockchain platform that combines the innovation of the public Ethereum community with enhancements to support enterprise needs
↳ Protocol and Infrastructure
Hyperledger Besu open-source Ethereum client developed under the Apache 2.0 license and written in Java
Hyperledger Burrow modular blockchain client with a permissioned smart contract interpreter partially developed to the specification of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)
Infura scalable API access to the Ethereum and IPFS networks
Kaleido full-stack platform for building and running cross-cloud, hybrid enterprise ecosystems
Autonity protocol suite that implements p2p protocols and provides client software and infrastructure
Chainstack multi-cloud and multi-protocol Platform as a Service empowering businesses to rapidly build, deploy, and manage decentralized networks and services
↳ Enterprise Features
Public and private Ethereum networks might need specific features required by network participants. The following are some of those features:
Clef used to sign transactions and data and is meant as a replacement for geth’s account management
EthSigner A transaction signing application to be used with a web3 provider
Alethio Ethereum Data Analytics Platform
Tenderly A Data Platform providing real-time analytics, alerting and monitoring with support for private networks.
Treum bringing transparency, traceability, and tradability to supply chains, using blockchain technology
Truffle Suite blockchain development suite (Truffle, Ganache, Drizzle)