It uses consensus technology to maintain the perception of a single server system performing at LAN-speed, but in a distributed environment in which the servers may be thousands of miles apart.
The new company, called W3bcloud, is developing data center products to support blockchain-based workloads and applications.
Part of its database build-out includes a new blockchain managed service.
The research firm evaluated 11 blockchain-as-a-service platforms. It looked at the different features they offered as well as their involvement in trials and pilots.
The collaboration will initially use IBM’s Blockchain Platform to improve reliability and transparency of information collected by different networks when routing international calls.
The blockchain service is based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric and the Alibaba Group financial affiliate’s blockchain platform.
The company's open source partner program will divert revenue to organizations or individuals that allow blockchain-based encrypted storage on personal devices.
The company also scored a $140 million digital banking deal with Thai bank Krungsri.
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The blockchain service is a part of Oracle's Cloud Platform and is built on The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger blockchain fabric.
DT created its application based on the SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain, SAP’s blockchain as a service offering.
The South Korean telco provider will use blockchain for asset management and digital real-name authentication. It is also forming a cryptocurrency hub to create social value and resources around blockchain technology.
A small team within the company will look at how to incorporate the distributed ledger technology.
It’s notable because the Hyperledger code is running in a production environment with three competing institutions all running on the same blockchain network.
The secretive company joins cloud competitors Microsoft, AWS, and IBM, which are all looking at blockchain and being more open about it.