Membership to enable launch of new blockchain based solutions across industries
Mumbai, India: April 17, 2018 – Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. (NSE: LTI, BSE: 540005), a global technology consulting and digital solutions company has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world’s largest open source blockchain initiative. As a member of the EEA, LTI will collaborate with industry leaders in pursuit of ethereum-based enterprise technology best practices, open standards, and open-source reference architectures.
LTI is working with several clients across Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Manufacturing, Energy, Media and Government to help monetize the benefits of blockchain through disruptive business models, improved customer experience and significant cost reduction. The Company has also built an innovation ecosystem leveraging partnerships with academia, start-ups and major technology providers, and has built several ready-to-deploy solutions in the areas of trade finance, supply chain, travel insurance, and rights & royalty management among others.
Sanjay Jalona, CEO and Managing Director, LTI said, “LTI is an early adopter of blockchain with rich solutions and global clients for payments, supply chain and enterprise integration solutions. We are investing to combine the power of blockchain with other exponential technologies like IoT and Cognitive to add speed, transparency and trust to the entire ecosystem. Our membership with EEA will help us scale our blockchain expertise further.”
LTI’s deep industry knowledge and blockchain expertise across platforms combined wtih EEA’s best practices will help the Company deliver exponential innovation opportunities and operational efficiencies to the world’s leading companies. LTI has also been recognized by leading industry anaysts as a significant player in the distributed ledger technology space.
With more than 400 member companies, the EEA membership base represents a wide variety of business sectors from every region of the world, including technology, banking, government, healthcare, energy, pharmaceuticals, marketing, and insurance. The EEA’s industry-focused, member-driven working groups are each tasked with creating and delivering specific advancements to the development and use of ethereum-based technologies.