Blockchain and Networking

Hugo Slabbert hugo at
Mon Jan 8 05:38:53 UTC 2018

>Where else can blockchain be used in networking?

Other uses notwithstanding, it should be good for inflating the share price of any network vendor that adds "now with block chain!" somewhere into their product portfolio. 


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On January 7, 2018 9:26:47 PM PST, Glen Kent <glen.kent at> wrote:
>Do folks on this list see blockchain technology making inroads into the
>networking? I can see blockchain being used to secure the SDN
>where blockchain will allow encrypted data transfers between nodes
>hosting different applications, the SDN controller, the data plane
>regardless of the network size or its geographical distribution.
>Where else can blockchain be used in networking?
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