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Develop and test with ease

Deploy a Hyperledger Fabric network with one click and use our extensive, lightweight toolkit that includes everything you need to code, test and deploy blockchain applications.

IBM Blockchain Platform Redpaper

Learn how to develop a blockchain for business network with the IBM Blockchain Platform in this step-by-step paper that takes you through starting, testing and moving applications to production.

Deploy where it makes sense for you

With the IBM Blockchain Platform, you have a choice of deploying on IBM Cloud, a private cloud (even on-premises), or other cloud environments such as AWS.

Start with free credits

Begin your IBM Blockchain development journey today. Run demos, customize use cases and start driving value for your enterprise. This one-time credit will cover membership fee and two peers for one month in default configuration.

The IBM Blockchain Platform difference

Simplified network deployment

Use the IBM Blockchain Platform’s unique ability to specify network parameters and automatically launch the ordering service.

Invite members in seconds

It takes just five seconds to invite members to your network with the IBM Blockchain Platform compared to 20 minutes per instance without it.

Develop and deploy smart contracts with ease

Install and instantiate smart contracts across the network with just one click compared to 10 minutes per smart contract, per peer.

Develop breakthrough applications

Leverage the Hyperledger Fabric SDK, AI, IoT, data analytics, integration capabilities and innovative applications for your blockchain network.

Easy network management

Manage members, privacy channels and smart contracts through an easy-to-use UI. No advanced skills required.

Easy migration with best-in-security

Rolling migration and 99.999% availability provided under the covers to accelerate deployment. Rely on secure containers and the highest enterprise-grade security available with our Enterprise Plan.

Complete 24x7x365 IBM support for Hyperledger Fabric’s open source code as well as the entire IBM Blockchain Platform stack is available.

Developer tools for you

Try our online playground

Test drive blockchain to see how to turn business logic into code. Now any programmer can become a blockchain developer with ease.

Read our Quick Start Guide

In IBM Blockchain 101, you'll review key concepts about developing a blockchain for business network with our Starter Plan or other methods. 

Access development tools and tutorials

Develop and test in a complete local dev environment with Hyperledger Fabric, CLI tools, IDE extension, a REST server and app generator.

More to get started now

Learn how to simplify your journey of developing, governing and operating a value-producing network in this in-depth overview, then choose the right purchase option for your needs.

How to grow with the IBM Blockchain Platform

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Step 1

IBM Blockchain Platform
Developer Tools

Start creating blockchain applications with tutorials, developer tools and your introduction to Hyperledger Fabric.

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Step 2

IBM Blockchain Platform
Starter Plan

Easily deploy a blockchain application to a starter network to run a proof of concept on IBM Cloud or other cloud options including AWS.

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Step 3

IBM Blockchain Platform
Enterprise Plan

When you’re ready for production, deploy to our Enterprise plan on IBM Cloud or other cloud options including AWS.

Explore IBM Blockchain Platform demos and videos

Starter Plan video series

Six videos to guide you through network components, managing members and deploying sample applications.

Industry demos

Learn how blockchain could change aspects of business in the auto industry and banking through these two short demo videos.

Vehicle lifecycle demo

Learn how Hyperledger Composer can help you build an immutable record to track and regulate a vehicle throughout its lifecycle.

Marbles demo

Written in Go, this demo shows how the IBM Blockchain Platform tracks marbles being traded between multiple users.

Learn more about IBM Blockchain

IBM Blockchain Platform documentation

Certification and badges

IBM Blockchain developer newsletter