Build on the leading blockchain platform

In depth: developer tools, pricing, product tours, customer reviews and documentation for the IBM Blockchain Platform.

Overview

Decision makers in business are increasingly looking to blockchain technologies to improve efficiency, reduce costs and reduce risks. Blockchain creates synergies among multiple, permissioned organizations, which enables you to create entirely new, higher value business models. Building on the software and interface of the IBM Blockchain Platform gives you the flexibility, speed, and power you need to deliver on the promise of blockchain.

Benefits

Proven dependability

You’ll want to build on a proven blockchain platform that’s already successful across industries, with multiple use cases already in production. Our platform is recognized as an industry leader by IDC, Everest Group, Juniper Research, HFS Research, and BRG among others. And our 24x7x365 support stands tested and ready.

Fast path to productivity and ROI

To get started quickly, you could join existing client networks that are already up and running.  But if you have unique needs, we can help you co-create a new network to meet those needs. Once you’re on a network, our tutorials, and advanced developer and operator productivity tools can help reduce your time to value.

Enabled for growth and flexibility

As your network grows, you can easily add other organizations with different on-premises IT infrastructures, using advanced governance tools that makes inviting and adding them easy. And our multi-cloud capability means you can add users running on any third-party cloud environment.

Open by design to prevent vendor lock-in

IBM Blockchain Platform is built on the open source, community-based Hyperledger Fabric platform from the Linux Foundation. With an open source code base, support for on-premises infrastructures, and the option to use third-party clouds, you avoid the restriction of vendor lock-in.

Solutions

Benefit from the success of established networks.  You can join one of these existing networks built on the IBM Blockchain Platform, or we can help you build your own based on your precise needs.

Trade finance

Fifteen European banks have collaborated on we.trade, a blockchain network that’s transforming trade finance — and even trade itself — for small- and medium-sized buyers and sellers.

Supply chain transparency

IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply enables you to create a blockchain ecosystem to share data with your supply chain partners, for transactions that are more efficient and built on trust.

Letters of guarantee

You can speed the bank guarantee process by eliminating excessive paperwork and increasing visibility end to end with a blockchain solution that helps prevent fraud and forgery.

Blockchain for reconciliation

Learn how to accelerate invoice reconciliation and dispute processing, reduce manual processes, and reduce the cost of reserves held for dispute resolution by using blockchain.

Reopening venues with contactless ticketing

With secure and contactless digital ticketing using blockchain, venues can remotely issue tickets to minimize in-person interactions, while better understanding who is actually attending shows.

Nuarca transforms proxy voting using blockchain

A blockchain voting network solution based on the IBM Blockchain Platform enables objecting beneficial owners and their votes to be immediately represented within the proxy voting cycle.

Blockchain consulting and services

In the world of supply chain, it takes more than an innovative idea to achieve blockchain success. IBM Blockchain Services uses outcome-driven network design principles to enable your business transformation.

Resources

Your potential ROI in financial services

Discover the positive impact Forrester says IBM Blockchain can have on your business. Report includes a financial model framework and a sample organization calculation.

Blockchain use cases

Be inspired by how innovators are transforming their businesses through use cases built on the IBM Blockchain Platform. You can join an existing blockchain network or work with us to create your own.

Blockchain platform resources

Studies, thought leadership, and webinars to help you learn more about blockchain and get the most out of your blockchain investment.

The Unbounded Registry

Register, look up, join and transact across a variety of blockchain solutions built to interoperate with all of today’s popular distributed ledger technologies.

Discover new opportunities as an IBM Business Partner

The IBM Blockchain Ecosystem can help you promote and enhance your existing blockchain solution. Access new audiences as an IBM Business Partner and accelerate your path to new markets.

Watch our latest webinars with leading blockchain innovators

Learn how IBM clients and business partners are using blockchain to transform consumer confidence, food safety, sustainability and more. Then see how artists interpret their innovations in Blockparty webinar.

Next steps

¹ Please note: Red Hat OpenShift is not included with purchase of IBM Blockchain Platform.