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Worldpay from FIS × hashport – A world of possibility awaits

November 05, 2021

As the global leader in payment solutions, Worldpay from FIS® sits at the forefront of technological innovation. As a long-time participant in the Crypto ecosystem, FIS is excited to announce that it will join hashport, a new distributed ledger interoperability platform.

Worldpay from FIS will form part of hashport’s diverse network validator group alongside other industry-leading organizations to validate transactions and contribute to maintaining the security of the network.

As a validator, Worldpay from FIS will begin exploring new potential use cases in the distributed ledger space that employ hashport’s capabilities. Worldpay will also lend its payments expertise and insight as an active Hedera council member to help expand the hashport network over time.

In working with hashport, Worldpay will better understand the needs and applications of leading-edge decentralized networks. This opportunity positions Worldpay to continue to be a thought leader in the digital assets space and develop new products and services that help bridge the gap between the traditional and digital economy.

“hashport will help reduce transaction complexity and processing times that currently plague the DLT industry today. In the not-too-distant future, efficient, cost effective, real-time settlements between the worlds of DeFi and CeFi will become reality.” – Nabil Manji, head of Crypto and Emerging Business, Worldpay from FIS.

hashport:

hashport is the enterprise-grade public utility that facilitates the movement of digital assets between distributed networks, extending their functionality in a quick, secure and cost-effective way. To remain platform-neutral, hashport functions without the use of a proprietary token. The network is built on a robust and performant architecture, secured and operated by a group of industry-leading validator partners worldwide. hashport has passed a rigorous security audit and follows industry best practices, regularly performing comprehensive network tests to ensure the integrity of the network.

Hedera:

Hedera is the most used enterprise-grade public network in the world. HBAR is the native, energy-efficient cryptocurrency of Hedera that powers the decentralized economy. Whether you're a startup or enterprise, a creator or consumer, Hedera goes beyond blockchain for developers to create the next era of fast, fair and secure applications.