PegaSys 2019 in Review
As the year comes to an end, we can’t help but to reflect on the past 365 days. 2019 has been an exciting year of change, growth, and accomplishments for the PegaSys team. Read on for a walk through some of the highlights of this past year, and stay tuned for a look at what we’ll be up to in 2020.
- Java-based, Apache 2.0 Licensed Pantheon 1.0, the first Ethereum blockchain client built from the ground up for enterprises in addition to the public mainnet, is released.
- Pantheon Academy Training, a free course that allows developers to familiarize themselves with the Java-based Ethereum client, goes live via ConsenSys Academy.
- European fintech venture LiquidShare partners with ConsenSys’ PegaSys to create a post-trade settlement infrastructure for shares in small and medium-sized enterprises.
- PegaSys’ Partner Program launches. The program, meant for startups and enterprises, provides enablement like special technical content, closer collaboration on roadmap, and updates on upgrades.
- PegaSys contributes the Java Ethereum client (FKA Pantheon) to Hyperledger, where it is renamed to Hyperledger Besu.
- South African exchange, ZAR X, announces it will launch its first blockchain system using Adhara's Token+ product, built on Hyperledger Besu!
- 30+ Ethereum 2.0 developers achieve 7-way Interop at the Eth2 Interop lock in.
- PegaSys Plus, our commercially licensed enterprise Ethereum client, is released. Delivering all of the benefits of Hyperledger Besu, such as privacy, permissioning, and Apache 2.0 licensing, it also offers additional configurations such as Blockchain Database Encryption, Advanced Monitoring, and Event Streaming to Kafka and Kinesis.
- Hyperledger Besu becomes generally available on Kaleido with an expanded feature set and production support.
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