Corda distributed ledger (DLT) platform of the R3 consortium has launched with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) marketplace. AWS users can develop and deploy own finance and commerce applications or use "CorDapps" from R3. On the marketplace Corda has become one of the first DLT solutions.
Corda is a leading DLT platform for businesses and this announcement marks a significant milestone for enterprise-grade blockchain technology. Corda’s strength comes from its vibrant ecosystem of interoperable applications, and extending the pool of potential developers to the vast network of Amazon Web Services users will spark further innovation amongst businesses building innovative DLT apps for finance and commerce.
David E. Rutter
CEO of R3
The R3 consortium now consist over 100 banks, regulators and technology firms. Corda removes costly friction in business transactions by enabling institutions to transact directly using smart contracts and has high privacy and security. It can be built on by third party providers which can operate and earn revenue from DLT applications and using the platform’s code and protocols.
Also earlier R3 developed Corda’s version 2.0 of Corda which adds functional to the stable core application programming interface (API) achieved in version 1.0.