(3.26.17) Constellation Research: IBM Blockchain as a Service and Hyperledger Fabric forge a new path

By March 26, 2017News

It’s been a big month for blockchain.

  • The Hyperledger consortium released the Fabric platform, a state-of-the-art configurable distributed ledger environment including a policy editor known as Composer.
  • The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance was announced, being a network of businesses and Ethereum experts, aiming to define enterprise-grade software (and evidently adopt business speak).
  • And IBM launched its new Blockchain as a Service at the Interconnect 2017 conference in Las Vegas, where blockchain was almost the defining theme of the event.  A raft of advanced use cases were presented, many of which are now in live pilots around the world.  Examples include shipping, insurance, clinical trials, and the food supply chain.

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