Hyperledger: open source blockchain for business

Blockchain can do for business what the internet did for communication. Powering that transformation is Hyperledger, hosted by the Linux Foundation, featuring innovators in finance, banking, IoT, supply chains, manufacturing and technology – including IBM. Together, we’re creating open, standardized and enterprise-grade distributed ledger blockchain frameworks and code bases to produce tangible business results.


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What is Hyperledger Fabric?

As the framework powering the IBM Blockchain Platform, Hyperledger Fabric is helping businesses everywhere usher in a new era of trust, transparency and accountability. Intended as a foundation for developing applications or solutions with a modular architecture, Hyperledger Fabric allows components, such as consensus and membership services, to be plug-and-play.

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Permissioned network

Provides collectively defined membership and access rights within your business network

Confidential transactions

Gives businesses the flexibility and security to make transactions visible to select parties with the correct encryption keys

No cryptocurrency

Does not require mining and expensive computations to assure transactions


Leverage the embedded logic in smart contracts to automate business processes across your network

Powering the IBM Blockchain Platform

Hyperledger Fabric helps our clients achieve desired business outcomes in financial services, insurance, retail, government, healthcare and many other sectors through the IBM Blockchain Platform.


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Hyperledger Fabric v1.1.0 updates

Hyperledger Fabric v1.1.0 is now available. Updates include added command references, better samples and tutorials, operational tasks and a new architectural reference for key components and concepts.

We’re seeing great results and are actively preparing for the transition to 1.1.0. Our latest offering, the IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan, will be among the first products in the market to deliver on this new release.

— Jerry Cuomo, VP of IBM Blockchain Technology

Get started with Hyperledger

See how to drive real business outcomes with Hyperledger Fabric by trying the IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan today.

Test drive Hyperledger Composer and see how to turn business logic into code. Now any programmer can become a blockchain developer.

What will we solve together?

Let's transform your business with Hyperledger technology and the IBM Blockchain Platform.

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