PRESS RELEASE. January 13, 2021 – T-Systems MMS, a subsidiary of the largest telecommunications provider in Europe, Deutsche Telekom, announces today a partnership with Flow blockchain developed by Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot. T-Systems’ flagship deployment on Flow will be the operation of an Execution Node. Validation Capital was involved in this partnership as strategic advisor.
As part of the partnership, T-Systems MMS will run an Execution Node, significantly contributing to the Flow blockchain’s computational resources as a result. This is because Execution Nodes are responsible for both the processing of new blocks and their consequent storage. These tasks are by far the most computation-intensive, and as such can only be performed with reliable and trusted infrastructure, which T-Systems provides.
Flow is a user-centric blockchain built for mainstream adoption, with an aim of bringing blockchain-enabled consumer applications to billions of people. Flow is the only layer one blockchain built by a team that both