Blockchain 101

Blockchain is a shared immutable ledger for recording the history of transactions. A business blockchain, such as IBM Blockchain and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, provides a permissioned network with known identities. And unlike Bitcoin, there is no need for cryptocurrency exchange.

Blockchain 101

Blockchain is a shared immutable ledger for recording the history of transactions. A business blockchain, such as IBM Blockchain and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, provides a permissioned network with known identities. And unlike Bitcoin, there is no need for cryptocurrency exchange.

Learn about Hyperledger from the Linux Foundation

Hyperledger Fabric and Hyperledger Composer, work in concert to create an open, standardized and enterprise-grade distributed ledger framework and code base.

Learn about Hyperledger from the Linux Foundation

Hyperledger Fabric and Hyperledger Composer, work in concert to create an open, standardized and enterprise-grade distributed ledger framework and code base.

Applying blockchain across industries and professions

IBM is developing enterprise-ready solutions that overcome existing limitations of blockchain technology in terms of privacy, confidentiality, audibility, performance and scalability.

Blockchain benefits

Get an in-depth look at blockchain's capabilities with the IBM Blockchain Technical Overview.

What the internet did for communications, blockchain will do for trusted transactions.

— Ginni Rometty

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