At Future:NET 2018, Ed Horley got to hear a session on how blockchain technology could impact enterprise networks. Despite hype around financial applications, Ed looks how how blockchain could be used for microtransactions between unknown parties, virtualized network functions, and IoT trust models. Blockchain has many more applications beyond cryptocurrency, and Future:NET 2018 showed the possible network implications.
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss what the biggest stories of 2017 were, and how they will effect IT in the New Year.
In this iteration of Gestalt Cloud News:
– The Gestalt IT Rundown discusses AWS re:Invent announcements
– Chris Evans discusses the potential death of the private cloud
– We interview Eyvonne Sharp for our IT Origins series
Blockchain is about verification. Ray Lucchesi recently shared how the IXO Foundation is applying the technology to the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.