Hyperledger, the open-source collaborative effort created by the Linux Foundation to develop and advance blockchain technologies, just got a new collaborator.

No, it’s not one of the 14 recently added members including FedEx. This time Hyperledger announced it is working with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance on bringing common standards to blockchain technology.

This partnership of two major blockchain communities could encourage enterprises that are unsure of whether to build their blockchains on EEA’s or Hyperledger’s platforms.

“The enterprises of the world are going to want to purchase solutions where they have a choice of multiple vendors,” EEA Executive Director Ron Resnick told CoinDesk.

Brian Behlendorf, Hyperledger’s executive director, told CoinDesk both groups can now work on a reference implementation, described as a software standard from which all other implementations and corresponding customizations are derived. “We think that doing that as a project or a lab at Hyperledger would be interesting,” he said. Read more here.

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