Hello, IBM Blockchain High Security Business Network vNext Beta Users!
We hope you have been enjoying a great experience building your business networks with the IBM High Security Business Network vNext Beta!
As the IBM Blockchain Platform is now generally available, the High Security Business Network vNext Beta will be retired in 30 days, on September 13, 2017.
Here’s what you need to know:
Beta Retirement Date: September 13, 2017
For a period of 30 days, through September 13, 2017, all existing instances will continue to be available on the Services dashboard in the Bluemix console and continue to be supported.
Any instance still provisioned as of September 13, 2017 will be deleted.
Please delete your business network on or before September 13, 2017
The Blockchain team would like to thank you for being a part of building this first-of-a-kind Blockchain service built for business! We couldn’t have done it without you. Our users have been invaluable in helping to mature and harden this platform. From your feedback, we have included new many product capabilities, and with 179 active networks in the Beta, your testing has been instrumental in delivering a quality product.
We hope you will continue to build your highly secure business networks on the IBM Blockchain Platform which is now generally available. With the IBM Blockchain Platform, experience the most complete and flexible cloud services for business network members to develop, govern and operate a blockchain network with the performance and security for even the most demanding use cases found across regulated industries.
Whether you’re a startup or the next industry consortium, or if you’re in a pilot phase or nearing production, IBM has a plan that is right and affordable for you. Please visit our offerings here.
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