IBM Launches New Blockchain Cloud
#IBM announced a new cloud service for organizations that require a secure environment for #blockchain networks. This environment allows clients to test and run blockchain projects that handle private data. IBM’s secure blockchain cloud environment, underpinned by IBM #LinuxONE, the industry’s most secure Linux-only server, are ideal for organizations such as Everledger, a company that tracks and protects diamonds and other valuables via the blockchain. Based on Common Criteria EAL5+ security rating for z Systems mainframe; May the Cyber Security Force be with You, a Solitaire Interglobal Ltd study; and 2015 Global Server Hardware and Server OS Reliability Survey, a joint survey by ITIC and Strategy Analytics. Everledger is building a digital business network using IBM Blockchain to power their global certification system that tracks valuable items through the supply chain, helping to protect suppliers, buyers and shippers against theft, counterfeiting and other forms of corruption. The blockchain is used to demonstrate the origin of high-value goods such as diamonds, fine art and luxury goods.