IBM Delivers Multicloud Blockchain Interoperability with Platform 2.0 Release
… great solution for someone who still wants to use all the benefits of IBM blockchain, but they can still stay in the same cloud.”
IBM first previewed the new blockchain platform at the IBM Think conference back in February, showcasing that its reboot can run in AWS and Microsoft Azure. At Think, Marley Gray, Microsoft’s principal program manager for Azure blockchain engineering, joined Gari Singh, CTO of IBM’s Blockchain Platform in a session where they demonstrated the configuration of a multicloud blockchain with the two companies’ respective Hyperledger-based services.
Microsoft, which champions the Ethereum protocol, has added Hyperledger support.
“Connecting our networks together across clouds is reality for blockchain as we have to be able to collaborate with all sorts of people and, and have choice,” Gray said during the demo.
Microsoft had never ruled out adding support for Hyperledger.
This week, Microsoft, Salesforce, the Ethereum Foundation and several other ISVs joined the Hyperledger Foundation’s new identity infrastructure interoperability project.