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SIA and R3 partner to accelerate blockchain adoption

First Published 7th November 2017

Apps based on R3's Corda technology available on SIAchain infrastructure from Q1 2018

Milan, London, and New York - SIA and R3 have launched a strategic partnership aimed at speeding up the global development and adoption of blockchain applications by leveraging SIAnet's 600 nodes provided to financial institutions, corporates and public administrations.

As part of the partnership, SIA will build a network called SIAchain, which will be integrated with R3's Corda platform to enable SIA customers to run CordDapps - applications designed specifically to meet the needs of institutions across the banking and finance sector. The first CorDapps on SIAchain will be available from the first quarter of 2018.