How Intel Is Shaping Blockchain Technology

Blockchain – An Emerging Workload

Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that has the potential to transform the way enterprises, governments, and consumers exchange data. By eliminating the need for a central authority, blockchain technology simplifies transactions, mitigates transaction risk, and increases efficiency and transparency. Intel® processor technologies have unique capabilities that can improve the privacy, security, scalability, and trust across blockchain networks.1 2 3 Intel collaborates with customers, industry, and thought leaders to mature and optimize blockchain technologies, create and deploy open source solutions, accelerate adoption, and shorten the time to value for businesses.

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Privacy

Data Protection from 3rd Parties

Keep transaction information isolated from other participants in the network.

Security

Secure Key Management

Help secure and obfuscate keys from malware.

Scalability

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Efficient Block-Leader Election

Broad consensus across a blockchain with a large collection of participants.

Trust

Remote Attestation

Help authorize off-chain participants like oracles and sensors.

Improving Blockchain Through Technology Innovation

Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) delivers enhanced privacy and security that can help protect blockchain transactions, and help improve throughput and consensus efficiency. For enhanced performance and efficiency of cryptographic hashing and blockchain security, solution builders and developers can take advantage of security technologies like Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512) and Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) that are built into Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors making them an ideal foundation.1 2 3

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Intel and the Blockchain Ecosystem

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Intel is a founding member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, the industry’s first global standards organization to deliver an open, standards-based architecture and specification to accelerate the adoption of Enterprise Ethereum.

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Hyperledger

Intel is a member of Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration, hosted by The Linux Foundation, including leaders in finance, banking, IOT, supply chains, manufacturing, and technology.

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R3

Intel is a member of the R3-led consortium with over 200 members and partners across multiple industries from both private and public sector to develop on Corda, the open source blockchain platform designed specifically for businesses.

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Intel’s Commitment to Open Source

In 2016 Intel contributed Sawtooth to Hyperledger*, the open source consortium hosted by The Linux Foundation. Hyperledger Sawtooth* is an enterprise-grade blockchain platform for building distributed ledger applications and networks. The design philosophy targets keeping ledgers distributed and making smart contracts safer, particularly for enterprise use.

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Información sobre productos y rendimiento

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Las características y ventajas de las tecnologías Intel® dependen de la configuración del sistema y puede que requieran de la activación de hardware, software o servicios. El rendimiento variará en función de la configuración del sistema. Ningún sistema es absolutamente seguro. Consulte con el vendedor o fabricante de su sistema o visite www.intel.es para más información.

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Los resultados de rendimiento se basan en pruebas realizadas en las fechas indicadas en las configuraciones y puede que no reflejen todas las actualizaciones de seguridad disponibles públicamente. Consulte la publicación de la configuración para obtener más información. Ningún producto o componente es completamente seguro.

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El software y las cargas de trabajo utilizadas en las pruebas de rendimiento han sido optimizados para el rendimiento solamente en microprocesadores Intel®. Las pruebas de rendimiento, como SYSmark* y MobileMark*, se han medido utilizando sistemas, componentes, software, operaciones y funciones informáticas específicas. Cualquier cambio realizado en cualquiera de estos factores puede hacer que los resultados varíen. Es conveniente consultar otras fuentes de información y pruebas de rendimiento que le ayudarán a evaluar a fondo sus posibles compras, incluyendo el rendimiento de un producto concreto en combinación con otros. Para más información, visite www.intel.es/benchmarks.